Voters in many Florida counties take advantage of local option taxes to fund some specific services. The Legislature has moved to restrict that flexibility, however.
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The recently signed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will pump $16.7 billion into transportation projects across the state over the next five years.
The Florida Department of Corrections and Disability Rights Florida have reached a settlement following allegations that the state prison agency was failing to provide proper disability accommodations behind bars.
No Casinos and a group of south Florida businessmen have joined the legal fight to defend a district court ruling striking down the 30-year gambling compact between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the State of Florida.
Regulate Florida, the group working to add the proposal to the ballot, must obtain over 223,000 signatures to obtain Supreme Court review and another 890,000 valid signatures by January.
A Florida-based initiative teamed up with the Seminole County Sheriff’s office to release a new report about a historic rise in local opioid overdose deaths.
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The festival features light displays themed to Florida and traditional winter holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. It runs nightly through Dec. 26, 6-10 p.m. at the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds.
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