It has been a long, hot summer with legislators fully getting to enjoy the sultry Tallahassee weather.
We had a special session on redistricting of congressional maps, August 10 – 21, with no agreement and are waiting to see how the courts intend to resolve the maps. A special session is called for October 19 – November 6
Legislative Update The legislative committee process is underway. On Wednesday, October 16th, the House Health Market Reform Committee, Chaired by Rep “Dr.” Pigman ( ER doc), took up the issue of balanced billing that by way of his introduction is a “legacy” issue that was addressed in 2016 through HB 221 and passed. Due to […]
The week of September 16th was the first week of House and Senate Committee meetings before the upcoming January legislative session. Speaker designee Chris Sprowls was officially designated by the House Republican caucus. The meetings this week were fairly quiet. Amy Baker, Florida’s Chief Economist presented a tight budget forecast in both her House and […]