Hurricane Irma Takes a Toll on Florida Tolls

Hurricane Irma Takes a Toll on Florida Tolls

Around $45 million in revenue for Florida. That’s how much the Florida Turnpike officials estimate has been lost in the wake of Hurricane Irma. In an effort to encourage Florida citizens and visitors in zones targeted by the constantly shifting hurricane,...
Diapers are Expensive. But One Florida Leader Wants to Help.

Diapers are Expensive. But One Florida Leader Wants to Help.

Diapers for children are expensive. Any parent or care-taker can attest to that. Buying diapers for an adult are also expensive. To help manage the cost, Minority Leader Janet Cruz, a Democrat from Tampa, has filed House Bill 163 which would give a sales-tax exemption...
Hurricane Irma’s Dark Cloud Over Florida Continues….

Hurricane Irma’s Dark Cloud Over Florida Continues….

Hurricane Irma continues to take a toll on Florida. The director of the Florida Legislature’s Office of Economic and Demographic Research, Amy Baker, explained the $52 million extra dollars expected to be on hand before the 2018-2019 budget year is going to not only...
Best and Brightest Program May Face a Class Action Lawsuit

Best and Brightest Program May Face a Class Action Lawsuit

A possible class action-lawsuit has been filed by the Florida Education Association against the Florida Department of Education and county school boards all over Florida. Specifically, the FEA teacher’s union claims the “Best and Brightest” program teaching incentives...