Senators Back Rooting Out Vegetable Garden Regulations

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, Vegetables

Despite concerns from the Florida League of Cities, a Senate committee Tuesday approved a bill that would largely prevent local governments from regulating homeowners’ vegetable gardens. The Senate Community Affairs Committee unanimously backed the measure (SB 82), which Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, has filed for the legislative session that starts March 5. The Senate passed a similar bill during …

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Florida Cattlemen Tracking State Budget Negotiations

Dan Cattle, Florida, Legislative

Next week, the Florida House and Senate appropriations committees are scheduled to talk about the budget, which will be all of the subcommittees recommended budgets combined. Florida Cattlemen’s Association Director of Governmental Affairs, Sam Ard, says there is one part of the budget they are very interested in. Florida Cattlemen Tracking State Budget Negotiations

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Florida Lawmakers Continue to Work on Budget

Dan Industry News Release, Legislative

The Florida Legislative Special Session continues today in Tallahassee. In action taking place this week, the Florida Senate did vote to override vetoes of some $75 million in higher-education projects. A group of Florida 4-H youth and supporters were at the state capitol Wednesday hoping to encourage lawmakers to override Governor Scott’s veto of Florida 4-H funding. The Governor’s veto …