Is Florida’s Workers’ Comp Going to Work?

Is Florida’s Workers’ Comp Going to Work?

In a landslide vote, the Florida House approves House bill 7085, a workers’ compensation bill that makes business owners smile but does it fully protect injured workers? Last year, the state’s workers’ comp system took a serious hit when the state Supreme Court issued...
Rick Scott Gets Final Say on Ridesharing

Rick Scott Gets Final Say on Ridesharing

A fight that’s continued for literal years is one step closer to an ending, making Sen. Jeff Brandes and Rep. Chris Sprowls the lawmakers of the day. House bill 221 is now on its way to the desk of Gov. Rick Scott after the House pushed it through via 36-1 vote in the...
So…Can We Rent a Vacation Home in Miami or Not??

So…Can We Rent a Vacation Home in Miami or Not??

Imagine planning your next vacation to a Florida hot spots online, only to see a note on the website that explains “This location in Florida now has a local ordinance banning the rental of homes, condos or apartments to vacationers.” It could happen all over the...
SB 10 Passes Senate Vote

SB 10 Passes Senate Vote

State Senator Rob Bradley’s (R-Fleming Island) Senate Bill 10 (SB 10) – Water Resources was approved 36-3 on the Senate floor yesterday, sending the bill to the Florida House. The recently amended version of SB 10 considered yesterday afternoon calls for storage...
Six Issues That Could Ruin Summer Vacation

Six Issues That Could Ruin Summer Vacation

From day to day, the hope that the 2017 Florida Session could end on-time in early May, or the dread that it pushes into over-time, flip flops as much as the flip flops all law makers and lobbyists want to be wearing come May 5. House Speaker Richard Corcoran in...