Muslim activists involved in both state and national politics say that the Democratic Party is taking their growing voting bloc for granted.
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A bill that would allow “inspirational messages,” including prayers, to be given during any school event, was passed on the House floor today with an 88-27 vote. The bill is now headed to the governor’s desk.
A Florida House subcommittee this morning advanced House Bill 421, a measure that would allow those who have obtained a “limited certification for urban landscape commercial fertilizer application” to be exempt from local fertilizer regulations. The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Jimmie Smith, R-Lecanto, has come under fire for taking power away from local communities.
In a sign of campaign spending to come in the post-Citizens United era, Super PACs are already pouring money into Florida for attack ads. Plus: five more important items!
The Florida House of Representatives moved a step closer to tightening the state’s unemployment compensation system on Thursday. The measure would make it more difficult for claimants to receive benefits, reduce employers’ contributions to the unemployment trust fund and lower the maximum number of weeks benefits are available from 26 to 20.