Tampa Bay Times 

Thousands of workers could see changes to their wages under Florida bill  

The measure would block local governments from controlling what their contractors pay their employees. 



Florida bill that could force local counties to spend millions on homeless camps  

ORLANDO, Fla. — Action News Jax’s sister station WFTV reports that a plan some advocates say will only make homelessness worse looks likely to pass in the state legislature, and it is set to have a major impact on how local counties approach homelessness. 


Florida Phoenix 

This year’s version of a short-term vacation rental bill now goes to the full House  

The Senate has already passed its version of the bill, but there are differences between the two chambers 


Florida Phoenix 

Despite FL’s scorching heat, lawmakers want to eliminate local heat protection rules  

A measure that will ban local governments from passing heat-protection ordinances inspired strong emotions from the public Thursday, but lawmakers approved the bill backed by big business interests. 


Clay Today 

Commissioner Mike Cella opposes bill that threatens to reduce tax revenue to county  

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Vice Chair Mike Cella spoke out in opposition to a proposed state bill during a Board of County Commissioners meeting last week. 



Tallahassee Reports 

Leon County Commissioners Discuss Positions on Trespassing Ordinance  

On February 20th, the Leon County Commissioners held a lengthy discussion during their business meeting regarding an ordinance that would prohibit unauthorized solicitation on private property and allow law enforcement to enforce the prohibition on private property with signage posted. 



Manatee County sets plans to raise impact fees by 50% in motion  

Manatee County is raising impact fees levied on new development to keep up with the rising price of infrastructure associated with rapid population growth.