Tag: mike la rosa
A real estate broker and developer, La Rosa was first elected to the state House back in 2012, serving on the Government Efficiency Task Force in 2014 and currently leading the House Commerce Committee. After representing parts of Osceola and Polk Counties for eight years in Tallahassee, La Rosa was facing term limits in November
Should we be surprised that U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., is out after losing to Lakeland Commissioner Scott Franklin in the Republican primary? I’m much more surprised about what happened on the other side of the aisle where state Rep. Adam Hattersley, D-Riverview, was beaten by former journalist Alan Cohen in the Democratic primary.
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.