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This week, state Rep. Emily Slosberg, D–Boca Raton, filed an amendment to a transportation bill that would prohibit the “handheld use of wireless communications devices while operating a motor vehicle in the immediate vicinity of an active scene where first responders are working.”
State Rep. Adrian Zika, R-Land O’Lakes, filed a bill to make COVID-19 vaccine scams a felony last week.
From legislation introduced in the wake of coronavirus to taxpayer financing of campaigning, here's a look at those that made "the list."
Senators, I would like to take a moment to thank you for all of your hard work over the last year, including the weeks of committee hearings leading to this Opening Day of Session. I could not be more proud of how we have been conducting business in the Florida Senate and the productivity it has yielded.
Last year saw a knockdown, drag-out fight in suburban Seminole County for what should be a safe Florida House seat for the GOP. But when the smoke cleared, state Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood, beat Democrat Tracey Kagan by 1,500 votes. Now Kagan is back for a rematch and it is already getting ugly.
Since jumping in, Tant has risen almost $148,500 by the end of April.
"Victims of domestic violence stay in life-threatening situations because of obstacles they perceive as insurmountable--primarily finances and housing. This bill alleviates one of those obstacles.”