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This week, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis addressed the Enterprise Florida, Inc.’s (EFI) September board meeting where he praised Gov. Ron DeSantis for his leadership and criticized the Biden administration’s proposed $3.5...
A recent report is warning consumers about a costly provision in President Joe Biden's Made in America Tax Plan, which is currently being debated in Congress. R-Street Institute, a nonpartisan public policy research organization,...
Last month, President Joe Biden signed an executive order establishing a crash review of U.S. supply chains for four critical materials: semiconductors, large batteries (necessary for vehicle production), rare earth minerals and pharmaceuticals.
The minimum wage has once again become a hot topic now that the Biden administration is looking to increase it nationally to $15 an hour – echoing the base labor rate that California lawmakers established a few years ago. Note that California has the highest poverty rate in the nation based on the Census Bureau’s cost-of-living-adjusted standard.
“Youth diversion” refers to programs and policies that steer children away from the traditional criminal justice process. In Florida, diversion can happen when a police officer gives a young person a warning or civil citation in lieu of an arrest, or when youth are referred to community-based diversion services rather than being detained or adjudicated.
When President Trump officially nominates someone to replace Justice Ginsburg, senators will eventually consider his nominee pursuant to the Senate’s rules and precedents. Those rules and precedents structure how the confirmation process for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will unfold inside the Senate by, for example, stipulating that the Judiciary Committee must consider the nomination before the full Senate debates the nominee, and by creating a discharge process if the committee refuses to act on the nomination.