Vacation rentals de-reg bill passes House committee

A bill that would roll back all local ordinances and regulations of vacation rental houses to 2011 codes got a

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David Smith starts Florida House run with $25K loan; David Santiago, Mike La Rosa raise $21K

Republican candidate David Smith has started his run for Florida House District 28 with a personal $25,000 loan to his

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House gambling bill gets thumbs up on first look

With its chair saying he wants to “freeze” gambling in the state, a House gambling panel on Thursday cleared that

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House gambling bill teed up for next week

The Florida House of Representatives quietly released its gambling overhaul for 2017 Thursday afternoon, setting it for a hearing next

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Mark Wilson calls House push to eliminate Enterprise Florida ‘a political conversation about ideology’

Addressing what he called the “obvious elephant in the room,” Florida Chamber President Mark Wilson criticized Florida House members who

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Richard Corcoran already vexed by Senate gambling plan

House Speaker Richard Corcoran is saving the profanities—for now. At a Thursday press availability, Corcoran was asked about comments by

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Bills would restrict local regulation of vacation rentals

Proposals from state Rep. Mike La Rosa and state Sen. Greg Streube would restrict how local governments may regulate vacation

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Lawmakers get ready for Seminole Compact, gambling debate

The chair of the House’s gambling policy panel Thursday made clear what the elephant in the committee room would be

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Seminole Compact, other gambling issues expected to be top priority in House Commerce committee

The House Commerce Committee is poised to tackle everything from assignment of benefits to economic incentives, but it’s the most

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Central Florida reps pleased with tourism, health care subcommittee chairs

While no one from Central Florida will be chairing full committees in the Florida House of Representatives this spring, several

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Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, I-4, Sanford Burnham, water quality, Pulse, on Central Florida lawmakers’ minds

As they prepare for the 2017 Legislative Session, Central Florida lawmakers are looking out for help for the emerging Advanced

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