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Florida Legislators File Bill Requiring the Use of a Smoke Evacuation System During Surgical...

Last week, state Sen. Ileana Garcia, R-Miami, and state Rep. Marie Woodson, D-Hollywood, filed a bill to require the use of a smoke evacuation...

Ron DeSantis Announces $144 Million to Expand Broadband in Unserved Parts of Florida

Last week, in Milton, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the first set of awards through the Broadband Opportunity Grant Program to expand access to broadband...

Jimmy Patronis Backs Proposal to Have School Districts Ban Access to TikTok, Social Media...

This week, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced his support for a proposal from state Rep. Brad Yeager, R-New Port Richey, and...

Ron DeSantis Announces $114.8 Billion Budget

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced his “Framework for Freedom Budget” proposal for Fiscal Year 2023–2024. The governor’s proposal totals $114.8 billion, up from $112.1...

New Report Looks at Why Florida Voters Are Approving Proposed Tax Increases

This week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released “Florida Voters Continue to Say Yes to Proposed Tax Increases,” a briefing examining the trend of Florida voters...

Ron DeSantis Taps Former Rick Scott, Tom Rooney Aide as Charlotte County Elections Supervisor

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Leah Valenti as Charlotte County supervisor of elections. Valenti, of Port Charlotte, is the external affairs...

Ashley Moody Calls on Congress to Let States Use Phone-Jamming Systems in Prisons

Last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody called on congressional leaders to pass legislation to give states the authority to use phone-jamming systems in...

Ron DeSantis Unveils Plan to Reduce Crime in Florida

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced his legislative proposal “to maintain and further improve Florida’s 50-year record low crime rate.” DeSantis announced the proposal in...
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Carlos Gimenez Opposes Ending Cash Bail in Miami-Dade

Last week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., weighed in against reforming cash bail in Miami-Dade County. Gimenez had served as mayor of Miami-Dade County for...
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Rick Scott Gears Up for 2024 Reelection Bid

With pundits making him the early favorite, this week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., ramped up operations to run for a second term. The Cook...

Florida TaxWatch Compares the Sunshine State to the Other 49 on Taxes

This week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released “How Florida Compares: Taxes 2022,” a comprehensive analysis of state and local tax rates, tax collections, and other...

FreedomWorks Backs Proposal Expanding School Choice Options in Florida

FreedomWorks released an open letter to the Florida Legislature this week, urging legislators back a proposal from state Rep. Kaylee Tuck, R-Lake Placid, to...
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