Browsing Tag

Rob Bradley

Politics

Florida Senate may consider Charlotte’s Web regs

March 21, 2015

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Frustrated by delays, legislators are ready to create a regulatory framework for the state’s medical-marijuana industry and consider broadening a law approved last year. Senate Regulated Industries Chairman…

Politics

Robinson seeks resolution on DJJ costs

March 2, 2015

The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice owes Escambia County $6.6 million because it overcharged the county for juvenile detention costs. As FAC president, Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson has been working to get some resolution on…

Politics

Life in the Florida Senate Thunderdome

February 28, 2015

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Pension reform. Gambling. Pot. Alcohol wars. Many of this legislative session’s thorniest issues — and more — rest in the hands of Sen. Rob Bradley, a laid-back junior…

Pensacola Politics

Hazy outlook for medical pot legislation

February 11, 2015

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Proposals by two Republican lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana have a slim chance of passing this legislative session, based on the comments of a Senate committee chairman who…