Few Florida school districts test for lead in their school’s drinking water. Some because they fear funds won’t be available to fix problems, but now Democrats in the state legislature say there is no need to test schools.
Florida lawmakers open their annual session with the presentment of the colors and the signing of the national anthem. Now some want to guarantee that every sports team in the state that gets state or local money performs the Star-Spangled Banner before every game or faces the loss of government funding.
Legislation filed at the State Capitol would increase the amount of training doctors would be required to have each year to prescribe medical marijuana, double the amount of time a patient card is valid from one to two years, regulate an intoxicating CBD strain not currently illegal and set rules for testing of crops.
The Seminole Tribe has been pushing back in the courts against lawsuits challenging the tribe’s new compact with the state, and now it’s using the airwaves to fight against citizen initiatives seeking to expand gaming beyond tribal lands.
Vaccinations saved the lives of an estimated 2,400 Floridians aged 65 an older between January and May of this year according to a new report published by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
The Florida Supreme Court is being asked to interpret state law for a Federal Court, which is hearing a challenge to a five percent convenience fee Florida’s largest provider of red light cameras has been adding to red light violations.