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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...

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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...

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Workers’ Comp Fight Causing Sore Thumbs

Workers’ Comp Fight Causing Sore Thumbs

How is “compromise” defined? According to the Florida Justice Association, some lawmakers have no idea. “We’re extremely disappointed in the workers’ compensation proposal passed by the Florida House Commerce Committee. The revised HB 7085 severely limits an...

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Calabro: Sales tax holidays provide a ‘teachable moment’

Calabro: Sales tax holidays provide a ‘teachable moment’

The following op-ed was submitted to The Capitolist by Dominic Calabro, the President and CEO of Florida TaxWatch. Sales tax holidays have become Florida tradition and boon to taxpayers, businesses Few legislative decisions have been as wildly popular as Florida’s...

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