Nunez Helps Launch Immigration Program

Nunez Helps Launch Immigration Program

By The News Service of Florida Days after Florida lawmakers passed legislation that would require local law-enforcement agencies to fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez offered support for a federal immigration program launched Monday. The Warrant Service Officer program will train and certify sheriff’s deputies to serve federal immigration warrants on […]

Mayor Dailey: Northeast Gateway “Not a Done Deal”

Mayor Dailey: Northeast Gateway “Not a Done Deal”

Approximately 350-400 people turned out to a Killearn Home Association sponsored meeting to hear more about the Northeast Gateway project and to ask questions. It became evident early in the meeting that the most important question for a number of the attendees – who were overwhelmingly against the project – was if the project was […]

Andrew Gillum Continues “Poll Tax” Narrative Despite Facts

Andrew Gillum Continues “Poll Tax” Narrative Despite Facts

Florida Phoenix, a non-profit statewide media blog, reported on Monday that Florida governor candidate Andrew Gillum called the efforts of the Florida Legislature to implement Amendment 4 a “poll tax.” Amendment 4 was a ballot initiative which passed with 64% of the vote in 2018 and restored the voting rights of Floridians with felony convictions […]

Ten Big Issues from the 2019 Session

Ten Big Issues from the 2019 Session

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers finished the 2019 legislative session Saturday by passing a budget for the upcoming year. During the two-month session, lawmakers considered hundreds of bills and made more than $90 billion in spending decisions. It also was the first session for Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis […]