In a unanimous vote of support, members of the Senate Democratic Caucus on Wednesday designated Broward Democrat, Senator Perry E. Thurston, Jr. as their leader for the 2022-2024 legislative term. [Read more…] about Senator Perry Thurston designated 2022-2024 leader of Senate Democratic Caucus
PIFF cheers SB 914 for curbing application of fee multiplier in property cases
The Florida Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance today passed a bill that will prevent attorneys from exploiting an outdated and unnecessary legal tactic to enrich themselves at the expense of insurance consumers. [Read more…] about Bill preventing attorneys from “double dipping” passes first stop
As the sponsor of the 1920 Ocoee Massacre bills, State Senator Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) is proud to announce that both SB 1262 and SB 1264 passed favorably during their first hearing in the Judiciary Committee earlier today. [Read more…] about Senator Randolph Bracy Confronts a Dark Part of History and Seeks Closure for the Victims of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced the appointment of Ryan Petty to the State Board of Education. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Ryan Petty to the State Board of Education
State Senator Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) will be shining a light on a dark part of history today in the Judiciary Committee. [Read more…] about Senator Randolph Bracy to Host Press Conference on the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Riots
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) invites customers of Lighthouse Utilities Company, Inc. (Lighthouse) to a customer meeting on Thursday, January 23, 2020, to discuss the utility’s petition for a rate change. [Read more…] about PSC Customer Meeting for Lighthouse Utilities Company, Inc.
Florida’s Board of Executive Clemency, comprised of the four members of the Cabinet, met telephonically today to consider new clemency rules changes. [Read more…] about Remarks by Commissioner Nikki Fried on Clemency Board Rules
As the first week of the 2020 Legislative Session comes to a close, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis highlights important progress on vital legislation aimed at supporting firefighters in their battle to prevent cancer, safeguarding insurance consumers’ DNA data, supporting Florida’s law enforcement community, and cracking down on fraud targeting Florida’s veterans. [Read more…] about CFO Jimmy Patronis: Building a Better, Stronger Florida During the 2020 Legislative Session
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced that Made In Space has decided to relocate their corporate headquarters and satellite manufacturing operations from California to Florida. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Made In Space Corporate Headquarters Relocation from California to Florida
The Florida Legislature must act now to fix their previous
mistakes and comply with the U.S. Constitution.
In response to the Florida Supreme Court advisory opinion on implementation of Amendment 4, the League of Women Voters of Florida President Patricia Brigham offers the following statement: [Read more…] about League of Women Voters of Florida Response to Supreme Court of Florida’s Amendment 4 Advisory Opinion