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Speaker Corcoran doubles down on budget transparency

November 23, 2016

On Tuesday, Rep. Jose Oliva (R-Miami Lakes) nominated Rep. Richard Corcoran (R-Land O’ Lakes) to be the Speaker of the House. He said Corcoran has identified the biggest enemy as the “status quo.” Rep. Jose Feliz…


House approves Congressional Redistricting Plan

August 19, 2015

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A plan to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, inching closer to a potential faceoff with the Senate over districts in Central…

Health Care Battle

House lines up potential health care changes

June 11, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After rejecting a controversial expansion of health coverage for low-income Floridians, House Republicans took a far-different approach Wednesday to revamping the state’s health-care system. A GOP-led committee approved…


Breaking news: Florida House flips out Senate, adjourns

April 28, 2015

From News Service of Florida: Amid a bitter impasse with the Senate about the budget and health-care issues, the House adjourned “sine die” about 1:15 p.m. Central. The adjournment came three days before the annual legislative…