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Vacation Rental Bills Tackled by Lawmakers in Tallahassee

With bills from state Sen. Manny Diaz, R-Hialeah Gardens, and state Reps. Jason Fischer, R-Jacksonville and state Rep. Mike La Rosa, R-St. Cloud, giving the state more authority on the matter, a fierce debate is taking on whether vacation-rentals and other short-term rentals should be regulated at the local level or state levels.
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First Coast Republicans Look to Stop Organ Transplant Discrimination

This legislation protects every Floridian’s ability to receive life-saving medical treatment through an organ transplant, regardless of physical or mental disabilities,” Fischer’s office noted about the legislation.
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Florida Debates If School Superintendents Should Be Elected or Appointed

In recent years, voters in several counties have been split over whether to elect a school superintendent or rely on an appointed one. From 2004 to 2017, voters in only three counties--Lake, Monroe and Polk Counties--abandoned having an elected school superintendent and moved to an appointed one. 
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Northeast Florida Republicans Want Funds to Help Holocaust Survivors on the First Coast

Two Republicans from Northeast Florida serving in the Legislature--state Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach and state Rep. Jason Fischer, R-Jacksonville--teamed up on Tuesday to push for funds to help around 100 Holocaust survivors on the First Coast.
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Florida School Board Members: Should They be Elected or Appointed?

All 67 counties in Florida have elected school boards--but a state representative is pushing for an appointed school board, at least in his county.
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Ron DeSantis Gives a Boost to Self Driving Cars in Florida

“Signing this legislation paves the way for Florida to continue as a national leader in transportation innovation and technological advancement,” said DeSantis. “I would like to thank the bill sponsors, Senator Jeff Brandes and Representative Jason Fischer, for their work in making Florida the most autonomous vehicle-friendly state in the country.”

Florida TaxWatch: Communications Service Tax is Too High

In recent years, Florida TaxWatch has showcased the high CST in the Sunshine State, giving ammunition to legislators, namely the late state Sen. Dorothy Hukill, who have been trying to reduce it.
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