May 8, 2017 Call your representative and senator to tell them to VOTE NO on the following budget conforming bills, SB 374, SB 7022, and HB 7069. Send your message now! The House and Senate reconvene t ... Continue Reading →
House and Senate budget conferees met throughout the weekend after agreement was reached on allocations to the various budget entities. This Legislative Update was delayed to report on those activitie ... Continue Reading →
HB 7007 has passed the full House of Representatives, and is on the agenda of the Senate Government Oversight and Accountability Committee for Monday, April 24th at 3:00 p.m. The bill authorizes the ... Continue Reading →
HB 5007 is on the floor of the Florida House of Representatives tomorrow, April 12 at 1:00. This bill makes a substantive change to the Florida Retirement System in the typically non-controversial re ... Continue Reading →
The House Education Committee will hear HB 351 on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 8:00 am. This bill—sponsored by Representative Bob Rommel (R) Naples —will create an exemption from public record and publ ... Continue Reading →
HB 11 by Rep. Scott Plakon (R-Longwood) passed in the House of Representative by an official vote of 75-41 on March 30th. Three Brevard Republican representatives joined House Democrats against the bi ... Continue Reading →
HB 11 is on the floor of the Florida House of Representatives this afternoon, March 29th, for consideration on second reading and final debate and vote tomorrow, March 30th. This anti-union bill, if p ... Continue Reading →
March 24, 2017 “This Bill Is About Union-Busting, Plain and Simple”: Those are the remarks by Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith on Wednesday, March 22nd as the House Government Accountability Committee deba ... Continue Reading →
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