Occupational License Reform in Florida

The Reason Foundation and the DeVoe L. Moore Center put together a Policy Brief on Occupational Licensing in Florida. The Liberty First Network is looking to take action, stating “this brief talks about how these licenses are unnecessary and are killing jobs here in Florida…Take the LFN survey and let us know what licenses we…

Florida legislators say ‘no’ to ‘corporate welfare’

Florida legislators say ‘no’ to corporate welfare| Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI) was recently forced to downsize, dramatically, after the Legislature rejected its bid for $250 million to attract companies to Florida, which some deemed “corporate welfare.”  Governor Rick Scott blamed the Legislature for EFI’s demise and ordered its board of directors to make $6 million…

Florida: 2015 SB 902/HB 363 “Hemp Industry Development Act” Passes Second Committee

General Bill   by Clemens Hemp Production: Citing this act as the “Hemp Industry Development Act”; providing that hemp is an agricultural crop; providing legislative intent; requiring registration of hemp producers; providing registration requirements; providing exemptions; requiring rulemaking; providing for an affirmative defense to certain charges relating to cannabis; providing exceptions to other laws, etc. Effective…