RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Alan Hays

A collection of news and information related to Alan Hays published by this site and its partners.

Top Alan Hays Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Redistricting Q&A: Explaining Florida's latest scandal

    Redistricting Q&A: Explaining Florida's latest scandal
    Last week, my family took one last summer fling. Think National Lampoon's "Vacation" in the mountains of North Carolina. I dutifully played the part of Clark Griswold, steering the Maxwell Family Truckster to a theme park, water park, horseback riding,...
  • Plakon fundraiser drawing Seminole GOP brass

    Plakon fundraiser drawing Seminole GOP brass
    Scott Plakon's bid for the Florida House of Represntatives is about to line up most of the top Republican brass in Seminole County to host a fundraiser next week. The fundraiser will be held at the home of Republican fundraisers Louis and Sehba...
  • Senate advances amped-up film incentives bill

    Senate advances amped-up film incentives bill
    TALLAHASSEE – Losing its luster as a location for filming, Florida is poised to green-light a substantially higher investment in the film and entertainment industry. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee on Monday passed a proposal to double...
  • State senators advance controversial 'anti-Sharia' bill

    State senators advance controversial 'anti-Sharia' bill
    A controversial measure dubbed an “anti-Sharia bill” advanced out of the Florida Senate on a 24-14 vote Monday. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, touted SB 286 as “an American bill.” It would restrict judges...
  • Senate advances cyber-bullying bill inspired by Polk suicide

    Senate advances cyber-bullying bill inspired by Polk suicide
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s anti-bullying law could be extended beyond the boundaries of schools to online forums under a proposal sparked by a Polk County cyber-bullying case that drew a national media spotlight. Florida already requires public...
  • Don't allow teachers to carry guns at school

    MIAMI -- When my youngest son graduated from Coral Reef High School -- the very same school President Obama recently visited to talk about education -- I breathed a sigh of relief that probably echoed throughout the auditorium in which his cap-and-...
  • Let school districts handle textbook purchases, lawmakers say (No thanks, districts respond)

    Let school districts handle textbook purchases, lawmakers say (No thanks, districts respond)
    A push to "maximize local control" would mean local school districts would decide which textbooks to buy for every class taught in its schools. That's a time-consuming and expensive task that Florida's school systems say they don't want -- but the Florida...
  • Tallahassee lobbyists won't be audited until 2015

    Tallahassee lobbyists won't be audited until 2015
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's 2,000-plus lobbyists will have another year to get their paperwork in order before the state Legislature launches long-delayed audits of their lucrative pay days. A Joint Legislative Auditing Committee on Monday approved draft...
  • Scott seeks $55 millon boost for Florida springs

    Scott seeks $55 millon boost for Florida springs
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he plans to push lawmakers to budget $55 million for restoration of the Sunshine State's pollution-choked natural springs. The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to battle over potentially massive springs...
  • Weatherford: No big water policy this year

    Weatherford: No big water policy this year
     TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Thursday there won't be any big water policies adopted this year, punting the potentially tough political confrontation with polluters until two Central Florida lawmakers are running the Legislature next...
  • Republicans to Val Demings: Stop attacking Dan Webster

     
    Nine Republican leaders have come to U.S. Rep. Dan Webster's defense with a letter asking his opponent to stop attacking him in the race for Florida's 10th Congressional District. The letter accuses Democrat Val Demings of putting out campaign mailers and...