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Drone legislation advances in Florida Senate

An effort to add liability language to the state law governing drones is moving through the state Senate, without a contentious clause calling for joint and several liability. On Tuesday, the Senate commerce and tourism committee approved a measure (SB 642) related to drones. The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, updates […]

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Texas Horsemen ‘Frustrated And Betrayed’; Lieutenant Governor Rebuffs Meeting To Discuss Racing’s Future

Despite repeated attempts by Texas horsemen and the Texas Thoroughbred Association to meet with Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick to discuss the future of the horse industry in the state, no such meeting has taken place. On November 4, 2015, … Continue reading

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Orange County Democrats file financials late, face fine

The Orange County Democratic Executive Committee faces a fine that could equal almost half the money raised in the fourth quarter of 2015 because the committee missed the filing deadline last week for its quarterly financial report. The Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office tentatively projects to fine the county Democrats will be $650, as […]

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Rob Bradley’s PAC clears $400K raised with December money

One of the most consistent fundraising operations in NE Florida is that of Senator Rob Bradley‘s PAC, Working for Florida’s Families. December showed Bradley’s PAC maintaining its consistency; $59,500 raised pushed his PAC’s total up to $405,775. A big contributor: Costa Farms of Miami, one of five nurseries approved to grow medical cannabis, and the biggest […]

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Jax death penalty case in spotlight after Supreme Court ruling

Death penalty cases across Florida have been thrown into a state of uncertainty after last week’s Supreme Court ruling finding the state’s sentencing system for capital cases unconstitutional. That’s simply more heartache for Jacksonville’s Farah family, who say they simply want closure after the 2013 murder of Shelby Farah. “I never believed in the death […]

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