The Florida Sheriffs Association bestowed kudos on lawmakers “for their significant contributions to and support of good public safety policies” during the 2017 session. “These legislators have demonstrated a commitment to protecting the best interests of Florida citizens through their diligent legislative efforts and support of FSA initiatives,” the association said in a press release… Continue reading Sheriffs shed some love on lawmakers
Patients won’t be able to bring their pot treatment with them when traveling through the Orlando International Airport. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board approved the marijuana ban yesterday. Click here to watch WFTV‘s report on the ban. This got me thinking about the problems I encountered traveling in the aftermath of the Sept. 11… Continue reading On airport marijuana ban, thoughts on traveling with insulin
After urging fellow Democrats last week to be clear about why they “suck significantly less” than Republicans, Sen. Jeff Clemens is using last night’s Democratic losses in Georgia and South Carolina to drum up support for a critical special election in Miami. “Georgia?! Screw that, we can actually WIN in Florida,” the subject line in… Continue reading Senate Dems: Screw Georgia!
Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan appears prepared to make good on threats to sue the state over implementation of the constitutional amendment, which he bankrolled, that legalized marijuana for patients with debilitating medical conditions. “Great Scott!! I’ll be filing my lawsuit for smoke as soon as it goes into law. Independence Day 🇺🇸 #NoSmokeIsAJoke,” Morgan… Continue reading Morgan ready to sue state over smokable pot
All of those who are completely over the Georgia special election can stop reading here. But for the rest of us, here’s what Florida Gov. Rick Scott had to say about the face-off that was viewed by many to be a referendum on Scott’s pal, President Donald Trump. Appearing on FOX Business show Varney &… Continue reading Scott gleeful about Georgia election as referendum on fellow Florida-man Trump
Moody’s has upgraded the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s bond ratings, thanks in part to improvements at its two Florida casinos and also to the tribe’s continued payments to the state for banked card games, including blackjack. The Seminoles have continued to make the payments even after a federal judge ruled last year that the state… Continue reading Sunshine State boosts Moody’s bond rating for Seminoles
Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith accused Gov. Rick Scott of failing the LGBTQ community, a year after the massacre at the Pulse nightclub left 49 people — many of them young, gay and Hispanic — dead. Smith, an Orlando Democrat who is gay and Hispanic, said Scott has both “evolved” and “regressed” on LGBTQ issues in… Continue reading Rep. Smith: Scott ignored LGBTQ community post-Pulse