Much of the time when I see footage of a legislative session I can’t help but feel embarrassed by the behavior of the participants. The interactions routinely devolve into heated shouting matches and passionate demands for resignations. 70 more words
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All proposed new cities in metro Atlanta will be given an opportunity by the Georgia General Assembly to become a reality, but some communities will have a better chance of incorporation than others. 253 more words
A day after releasing his full budget proposal, Gov. Rick Scott began touring the state Thursday promoting a few highlights.
Scott stopped in Tampa to tout his plan to cut the state’s communications services tax — a $470 million reduction that he says would save Floridians an average $43 annually on a $100 cellphone and TV bills. 77 more words
Amid fresh signs that Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-ruled Legislature will again steer clear of Medicaid expansion, advocates are trying to breathe life into what has become an annual push in Florida. 215 more words