The budget is always a major issue during any Florida legislative session, and according to Florida Cattlemen’s Association Director of Governmental Affairs Sam Ard, many issues of importance to agriculture will be affected by budget talks this week. The 2017 Florida legislative session is scheduled to end May 5. To learn more, go to the FCA website.
The Florida Cattlemens’ Association is having its quarterly meeting in Tallahassee this week. FCA Executive Director Jim Handley spoke with us this morning as the cattlemen headed for the Hill.
With the Florida legislative session set to start March 7, various bills have already been introduced, and one of those is Senate Bill 10. Ernie Barnett, executive director of the Florida Land Council, explains the Council’s concerns with this bill.
The 2017 Florida legislative session is just around the corner, as folks in Tallahassee are preparing for the annual event which starts next month. Sam Ard, director of governmental affairs for the Florida Cattlemen’s Association, gives us a preview of what agriculture can expect this year.
From: The News Service of Florida Names and mug shots of individuals convicted of animal abuse would have their names published online by the state, under a proposal filed Friday in the Florida House.