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A prime-time look at the 2018 Legislative Session

Nov. 20, 2017 A Senate budget subcommittee cleared the Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018, which would permanently expand Bright Futures Academic Scholar awards, among other things.Read More

By |2018-06-13T14:45:17+00:00November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A prime-time look at the 2018 Legislative Session

Farmer sues over rights to medical marijuana license

Sept. 22, 2017 The Florida Department of Health was sued on Friday over who gets the Black Farmer's medical marijuana vendors license. By law, licenses have less than two weeks to approve five new companies to grow and sell marijuana.Read More

By |2018-01-06T23:33:24+00:00September 24th, 2017|CAG in the News|Comments Off on Farmer sues over rights to medical marijuana license

Rangel: Are scare tactics behind Brevard medical marijuana moratorium?

August 29, 2017 Brevard County commissioners seem to be afraid of the bogeyman, at least when it's in their backyard. More specifically, 122 feet from Chairman Curt Smith's house and next door to the church where Vice Chair Rita Pritchett works and worships. Read More

By |2017-09-01T12:58:28+00:00September 1st, 2017|CAG in the News|Comments Off on Rangel: Are scare tactics behind Brevard medical marijuana moratorium?

Guns or medical marijuana? Patients may have to choose

August 9, 2017 Every gun buyer fills out the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive's form 4473. It asks nine questions about your life like if you're under indictment, have been convicted of stalking, a fugitive from justice, or mentally defective?Read More

By |2018-01-06T23:34:35+00:00August 16th, 2017|CAG in the News|Comments Off on Guns or medical marijuana? Patients may have to choose

Florida Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Legislation

June 23, 2017 Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation Friday to implement the medical marijuana amendment voters approved last year. Amendment 2, approved by 71 percent of the voters in November, took effect on Jan. 3 and required that laws had to be in place by July 3 for how patients can qualify and receive [...]

By |2018-01-06T23:34:44+00:00June 26th, 2017|CAG in the News|Comments Off on Florida Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Legislation

Gov. Scott vetoes funding for marijuana research

June 5, 2017 Among the $409 million in projects vetoed by Governor Rick Scott, there were three items that would have provided over three million dollars to Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of Florida. Read More

By |2018-01-06T23:34:58+00:00June 6th, 2017|CAG in the News|Comments Off on Gov. Scott vetoes funding for marijuana research

Florida State loses millions in Scott vetoes

June 2, 2017 Gov. Rick Scott used his line-item veto authority Friday to slice more than $410 million in local projects from the state budget.The move came hours after he brokered an agreement with the Senate President and House Speaker for a special session to increase spending on public schools and economic development. Read More

By |2018-01-06T23:35:07+00:00June 5th, 2017|CAG in the News|Comments Off on Florida State loses millions in Scott vetoes

Florida’s Capital County’s wins and losses in state budget

May 12, 2017 There’s an inconvenient calculation at work when you add up Tallahassee and Leon County’s wins in the Florida Legislature. The capital city as a higher education center and home to thousands of public employees is solidly Democratic blue in a state led by a deep-red Republican Legislature. Read More

By |2018-01-06T23:35:19+00:00May 12th, 2017|CAG in the News|Comments Off on Florida’s Capital County’s wins and losses in state budget