Advocates launched a campaign to urge the Florida legislature to secure funding for the state’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program, the same week it was announced that almost 1,100 Floridians who live with HIV are on the drug assistance programs waiting list.
The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors,
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This week, the legislature sent its first bill to Gov. Rick Scott: a merit-pay plan that limits newly hired teachers to one-year contracts. #
The week was punctuated by more grim news More… about the state budget shortfall, which has risen from $3.6 billion to $3.75 billion. Lawmakers began toying with
The Florida Legislature officially began its 2011 session last week.
There were protests by progressive groups. There were tea parties. There were speeches by Gov. Rick Scott, House Speaker Dean Cannon and Senate President Mike Haridopolos More….
“I say let’s shoot the sharks nearest the boat first,” Haridopolos
State senators began to mull plans for immigration reform, holding their first of at least three information-gathering meetings on the topic.
Some lawmakers, as well as Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam More…, cast doubt on the prospects of an Arizona-style law, with Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton, suggesting there would be
Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolis, R-Merritt Island, who announced More… he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2012, last week filed a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would “prohibit laws or rules from compelling any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system.”
FloridaToday.com is reporting that state Senate President Mike Haridopolos More…, R-Merritt Island, will indeed run for the U.S. Senate in 2012 — a move that should come as no surprise to those who have followed rumors of Haridopolos’ ambitions since the Nov. 2 election.
Haridopolos is the second Republican to
The solar rebate program had a backlog of