This year Florida lawmakers have a full deck of cannabis bills sponsored by Republicans and Democrats.
Representative Tobia and Senator Evers have sponsored companion legislation (HB 1121/SB 1496) on the issue of education standards, testing and Common Core. After a thorough review of the legislation, the Liberty First Network would like to bring you the strengths and weaknesses of this legislation and how it compares to the legislation sponsored by Representative Mayfield (HB 743/HB 877) and Senator Bullard (SB 1450/SB 1406) already filed for the 2015 Legislative Session.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is now having to look at their own model and make changes to compete in an industry where competition was never an issue. Launching an attack ad on the most watched event on TV is simply the first public shot against the craft beer industry.
This session looks very positive as we have many bills to work for instead of working against. Our goals for the legislative season have been well received in the capitol and we are looking forward to the next few months.
A ballot initiative needs 678,000 verified petitions. This is a large endeavor but is being carried out by organizations from all political ideologies around the state. We are one part of a large coalition.
January 2015: Floridians for Solar Choice, a broad coalition launches new solar ballot initiative in Florida. Alex Snitker, the Libertarian Party of Florida Vice President, discusses the campaign during a press conference.