Vehicle Registration Reduction Bill Approved

Vehicle Registration Reduction Bill Approved

  Tallahassee, Florida –On March 13, 2014, the Senate Committee on Appropriations, chaired by Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart), unanimously approved Senate Bill 156, Motor Vehicle License Taxes. The bill, sponsored by Chair Negron, would reduce certain annual vehicle registration fees by nearly $400 million. “Our starting point for this year’s tax cut package was legislation […]

The GI Bill And Making Florida Military Friendly

The GI Bill And Making Florida Military Friendly

  Tallahassee, Florida – Today, the Senate Committee on Appropriations, chaired by Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart), passed Senate Bill 860, known as the Florida GI Bill, and CS/SB 248, regarding Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). Both pieces of legislation will now head to the Senate Floor. “This session, the Florida Senate will honor the dedication, valor […]

Florida Proposing A Tax Most Are Calling Ridiculous

Florida Proposing A Tax Most Are Calling Ridiculous

  Tallahassee, Florida –Florida legislators preach lower taxes and more job creation for Florida residents, but are they really looking out for your interest? As the 2014 state legislative season opens and states continue the never ending quest for new tax revenues, a large number of legislative proposals have been made to continue the recent […]

EU Will No Longer Tolerate Obama’s Spying Tactics

  EU — The European Parliament should withhold its consent to an EU-U.S. trade deal unless it fully respects EU citizens’ data privacy, says an inquiry report on U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and EU member states surveillance of EU citizens, approved by the Civil Liberties Committee on Wednesday. It adds that data protection rules […]

The Florida Digital Classroom Initiative

The Florida Digital Classroom Initiative

  Lutz, Florida – Florida Senate Education Chairman John Legg (R-Lutz) filed Senate Bill 790 (Education Technology). Senate Bill 790 creates a framework for Florida’s digital classrooms through establishing a statewide policy centered on local control. The Florida Digital Classroom Initiative (SB 790 Educational Technology) includes the following highlights: •Provides key funding focused on improving […]

Governor Rick Scott’s Proposed Healthcare 2014-15 Budget

Governor Rick Scott’s Proposed Healthcare 2014-15 Budget

  Tallahassee, Florida — The Florida Department of Health today highlighted Governor Rick Scott’s proposed 2014-15 “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget” which will invest in key areas to improve the health of Florida’s families and communities. The budget prioritizes cancer research and treatment, protecting the health and safety of Florida’s children with special medical […]

Medical Marijuana On The November Ballot; Ocala Helped

Medical Marijuana On The November Ballot; Ocala Helped

  Ocala, Florida — In October 2013 Ocala Post reported that Attorney General Pam Bondi had drafted a letter to Chief Justice Polston in an attempt to have the language in an amendment regarding the legalization of medical marijuana discredited, she said, “it is misleading,” however her attempts to failed. On Monday, January 27, 2014 […]

New Senate Bill Will Reduce Vehicle Registration Fees

New Senate Bill Will Reduce Vehicle Registration Fees

  Tallahassee–The Florida Senate Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism and Economic Development Appropriations, chaired by Senator Andy Gardiner (R-Orlando), today unanimously passed Senate Bill 156, Motor Vehicle License Taxes, sponsored by Senate Appropriations Chair, Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart). “This legislation provides a recurring reduction in fees paid annually by every Floridian who registers a car,” said […]

Government Urges Teachers To Go Easy On Misbehaved Children

Government Urges Teachers To Go Easy On Misbehaved Children

  Washington — Obama and his administration are now telling American schools that their discipline tactics are too hard on black and Hispanic students. The recommendations from the Obama administration came today with Reverand Al Sharpton side-by-side with Eric Holder. The civil rights advocates are claiming that the “school-to-prison” trend is due to overzealous school […]

Charlie Crist Retracts His Anti-Gay Marriage Statement

Charlie Crist Retracts His Anti-Gay Marriage Statement

  Florida — Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has apologized for backing a state constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in 2008 during an interview with an Orlando LGBT publication on December 31, 2013. “I’m sorry I did that. It was a mistake. I was wrong. Please forgive me,” Crist said. Crist said, “he was […]

Grinch Governor Chafee Allows Christmas Tree

Grinch Governor Chafee Allows Christmas Tree

  Rhode Island — Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee released statement Monday December 2, 2013 announcing that the tree at the State House will be called a Christmas tree, instead of a holiday tree, ending a two year long debate. In 2011, in his first year as governor, Chafee’s calling of a “holiday tree” sparked […]

Obamacare And Healthcare.gov Putting Americans At Risk

Obamacare And Healthcare.gov Putting Americans At Risk

  Washington — America sat back and watched as ‘Obamacare’ launched then quickly burst into flames as the website that the government spent millions to build, failed. What Americans may not know is what lurks in the background of Healthcare.gov. Reports show that millions of unknowing Americans are being set up for identity theft. Investigations […]

Snap No Longer, Decrease In Food Stamps & ‘Obamacare’

Snap No Longer, Decrease In Food Stamps & ‘Obamacare’

Food Stamp [EBT] recipient benefits will decrease on November 1,2013. Food Assistant benefits will decrease due to the ending of SNAP increases from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (also known as the Stimulus Plan). Although federal funds have been cut, there will still be programs funded for illegal immigrants or as DCF […]

Obamacare facts & what it means for you; creast cancer, the young, the elderly

Obamacare facts & what it means for you; creast cancer, the young, the elderly

  In light of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there are some facts that should be considered in regards to Obamacare. During a press conference, Obama made reference that “The Affordable Healthcare Act could save the lives of cancer patients.” After careful evaluation of the Affordable Healthcare Act schedules, a person could reasonably conclude […]

Jesse Jackson Jr. Another Crooked Politician

Jesse Jackson Jr. Another Crooked Politician

Jesse Jackson Jr’s lawyers argued for leniency, citing his reported health concerns, his two children, and his continued treatment for bipolar disorder. That was the plea of the attorneys that represented the crooked politician. A politician who’s Dad Jesse Jackson is blaming bipolar disorder and his sons pursuit to be great for the cause of […]

Eric Holder Wants Federal Charges Against Zimmerman – Double Standard?

Eric Holder Wants Federal Charges Against Zimmerman – Double Standard?

The black community cannot seem to move past the Not Guilty verdict in the Zimmerman Trial. While violence grows among the black community; breaking out businesses windows, attacking innocent bystanders, and threatening the defense teams families, the NAACP is pressing the DOJ. A Sanford, FL resident who is an African American female said “how can […]