FL Legislature 2024

CFO Jimmy Patronis continues his attacks on the IRS

BY: - September 21, 2023

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis has been attacking the Internal Revenue Service for the past couple of months now, a safe political move against a historically unpopular federal agency. The issue at hand this week is something that he deems an “existential threat” to Floridians and the state economy. That would be a tax […]

In FL, “Hope Cards” could help law enforcement and domestic violence survivors

BY: - September 20, 2023

Survivors of domestic violence would be able to carry “Hope Cards” that provide information about any protective court orders they have obtained, if new legislation passes in the upcoming Florida Legislature. The Hope Card would be issued by the Office of the State Courts Administrator and must be a durable, laminated, wallet-size card which would […]

Dem leader: Loss in GOP primary could weaken Gov. DeSantis with Legislature

BY: - September 18, 2023

Would losing the Republican presidential nomination mellow Gov. Ron DeSantis? The leader of the state House Democrats doesn’t necessarily think so, but she does think the balance of power between the Capitol’s Plaza Level and Fourth Floor might shift. The Plaza contains the governor’s office; the House and Senate chambers are on the Fourth Floor. […]