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  • State must better regulate party industry

    From the moment children are born, we take great pains to ensure their safety. From proper car seats and strollers to the safest cribs and toys, we place our faith in the manufacturers to make sure items for our children are of the highest quality and...
  • A state-by-state look at governors' trade trips abroad

    U.S. governors have taken or scheduled about 80 trips abroad since the start of 2014, generally focused on boosting exports or recruiting businesses to their states. Here's a look at what each governor has done. ___ ALABAMA Republican Gov. Robert...
  • Scott touring across Florida to tout tax cuts

    Scott touring across Florida to tout tax cuts
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is hitting the road to celebrate a tax cut package he signed into law. Scott plans on Monday to visit seven cities to tout the approval of more than $400 million in tax cuts. The Florida Legislature passed the measure during...
  • Becker & Poliakoff's Orlando Office Welcomes Legislative Lobby Executive Attorney Yeline Goin (Legislative Update Part 1)

    Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff The attorneys and staff of Becker & Poliakoff’s Orlando office are pleased to announce the transfer of Yeline Goin, Esq. from its Tallahassee office to the Orlando office.  She has relocated with her family...
  • Fla. Gov. Scott touring across the state to tout tax cuts

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is hitting the road to celebrate a tax cut package he signed into law. Scott plans on Monday to visit seven cities to tout the approval of more than $400 million in tax cuts. The Florida Legislature passed the measure during its...
  • Democrats hope to win Rubio's Senate seat by sidelining Grayson

    Democrats hope to win Rubio's Senate seat by sidelining Grayson
    TALLAHASSEE — Democrats see a chance to pick up the Florida Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio — but only if U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson stays out of the race. Democratic leaders fear Grayson could spoil the party's chances for...
  • Film incentives, hypocrisy and abortion: Letters

    Film incentives lost Florida's film industry has been squeezed out of the state budget. Americans for Prosperity-Florida made 40,000 calls and sent 30,000 emails to legislators questioning the state's film-industry incentives, asking, "Why should...
  • Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush focus on home-state Republicans

    Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush focus on home-state Republicans
    Neither Marco Rubio nor Jeb Bush is willing to cede an inch of Florida territory to the other. Speaking just five days after Bush's presidential announcement, Rubio showed Saturday night with a speech to a hometown crowd why Florida's presidential...
  • Terminally ill in Florida win better access to experimental drugs

    Terminally ill in Florida win better access to experimental drugs
    After coming down with Lou Gehrig's disease, Deb Gaudet lost the ability to eat or speak. But despite suffering from a disease that typically kills within a few years, the Dania Beach resident and former special education teacher still paints, writes a...
  • Florida's battle over health care likely to return in 2016

    A bruising budget battle that divided Republicans in the Florida Legislature is over for now, but the truce is likely only to last a few months. Legislators passed a nearly $79 billion budget Friday with just days to spare. Legislators had until July 1...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 20

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA LEGISLATURE PASSES $78.7 BILLION BUDGET IN OVERTIME The Florida Legislature passed a $78 billion spending plan during a special session called to solve a...