Wednesday, December 11, 2019
With Democrats on Capitol Hill and the Trump White House having reached an agreement on a new trade, members of the Florida delegation on a key subcommittee cheered the news and threw their support behind the proposal.
The FRF is backing a proposal from state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, and state Rep. Chuck Clemons, R-Newberry, insisting it “will level the playing field and restore the free market by enforcing the law that businesses must pay these taxes.”
Last week, as part of the “How Washington Wastes Your Money” series that he does with the Heritage Foundation, Scott released an online video ripping into the Green New Deal. 
Over the summer, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone’s, D-NJ. “Stopping Bad Robocalls” bill with major input from members of the Florida delegation. 
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) announced the Lifeline Assistance program discount on stand-alone voice service has decreased from $9.25 to $7.25 per month with the new rate starting on Sunday.
State Sen. Manny Diaz, R-Hialeah, and state Rep. Bryan Avila, R-Miami Springs, have introduced a proposal to end express lanes and make sure there are no tolls on the Palmetto Expressway. If the bill passes, it will take effect on July 1, 2020. 
The agreement will help “maintain relations that promote international commerce and economic development.” Right now, Mexico is Florida’s second-largest trade partner, doing almost $11 billion in business last year, up 8.3 percent from 2017. 
The Florida Legislature and executive regulatory agencies set certain parameters around fees that companies can charge for specific services. Where the rubber meets the road is when those fees determine whether a company can continue to provide said services under the fee limitations.
After years of overlooking Florida’s growing drone economy,‭ ‬Senator Rick Scott and Senator Marco Rubio are finally taking notice.
While mostly supportive of the governor’s proposed budget, state House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, continued to offer some resistance to DeSantis’ call to raise teacher salaries to at least $47,500 a year.