Browsing Tag

Florida House


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…


R.I.P.: Bills that died because of House adjournment

April 29, 2015

From Peter Schorsch of Water legislation State Sen. Charlie Dean’s massive water legislation package – SB 618 – will no longer see adoption into state law this year, in a session that was purported to…


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…

State & National News

No Casinos in House Gambling Bill

March 4, 2014

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida A Florida House gambling proposal released late Monday would do away with nearly a dozen inactive pari-mutuel permits and create a gambling oversight board but is most notable…

Jeremy's Notebook

House District 2 Race, Mark Taylor Interview

April 26, 2013

The second installment of the IN’s extended District 2 interviews features the field’s youngest candidate, Mark Taylor. He is a local businessman and was recently appointed to the Community Maritime Park Board of Trustees. IN:  Tell…


News: Rubio campaign sprung from Tea Party

July 12, 2010

The St. Pete Times reports that U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio’s rise is linked to the Tea Party, beginning as far back as 2007 when campaigned to be speaker of the Florida House. According the St.…


Poll: House Dist. 1 race wide open

March 24, 2010

According to the latest poll by Mass Marketing Media, the State House District 1 race is wide open with no candidate having a clear lead. Press Release: With the 2010 Primary Election season set to take…