Home Tags 2021 Florida Legislature

Tag: 2021 Florida Legislature

FL Legislature, longtime enemy of conservation funding, OKs creating wildlife corridors

Eight years ago, I talked to a nature photographer named Carlton Ward Jr., an eighth-generation Floridian, about a crazy idea he had. To me, it...

Wins, losses during 2021 legislative session over FL’s public records, meetings...

The good news, according to the Florida First Amendment Foundation, is that the Legislature this year repealed a state law that allows state agencies...

Bill-signing for Gov. DeSantis’ Big Tech crackdown features atmosphere of a...

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation on Monday penalizing “Big Tech” for alleged censorship of conservatives in a ceremony featuring many of the hallmarks of...

DeSantis and his confederates in FL’s GOP Legislature: They don’t care...

Every year, I think the Florida Legislature can’t get any worse. Every year, I’m wrong. Let’s start with the hypocrisy. Republicans used to embrace local government,...

Gov. DeSantis signs ban on ‘vaccine passports’ requirements by business, schools,...

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on enforcement of “vaccine passports” by state and local governments or private businesses is now state law. The governor signed legislation...

Asked to boost jobless benefits for everyday Floridians, the FL House...

There will be no increase in unemployment benefits for Floridians this year. Legislation that would have boosted the top unemployment benefits by $100 per week...

Lawmakers wrap up state budget, failing to use $3.5 billion in...

With just a few days left in the 2021 legislative session and COVID-19 still infecting and killing Floridians, the Legislature will not fully utilize...

For 19-and-20-year-olds, Medicaid will be a lifeline; lawmakers nix cuts in...

It looks like young, low-income Floridians will continue to be able to access affordable health care through Medicaid now that state lawmakers have nixed...

You’ll pay more for online purchases under legislation quietly signed by...

If you shop online, expect to pay sales taxes soon in Florida. Gov. Ron DeSantis quietly signed a law late Monday night that means Florida...

Gov. DeSantis throws a monkey wrench into efforts to improve FL’s...

There’s a new obstacle to increasing Florida’s unemployment benefits, which rank among the stingiest in the United States: Gov. Ron DeSantis “Increase benefits? Look, no,”...

LATEST STORIES