Articles relating to "Florida Legislature":
Governor touts Realtors’ No. 1 issue in session kickoff (3/4/2014)
The governor’s speech, which marked the start of the 2014 Legislature, focused on tax cuts, including a reduction in the sales tax charged on commercial leases.
Coalition wants Fla. housing money used for housing (2/26/2014)
An affordable housing coalition that includes Florida Realtors issued a report and challenged the Fla. Legislature to fully fund its housing programs in 2014.
U.S. House releases its own flood insurance bill (2/25/2014)
The bill, which has some bipartisan support, eliminates certain triggers for premium increases, such as a home sale. Gov. Scott also asked Pres. Obama for help.
Gov. Scott’s budget boosts Fla. Div. of Real Estate (1/30/2014)
In addition to reducing the commercial lease tax, the governor’s budget adds staff to identify license violations. Fla. previously lowered some licensee fees.
Governor: Reduce commercial lease tax by $100M (1/28/2014)
Rick Scott joined commercial Realtors in Orlando today to announce that his proposed state budget includes a reduction of sales taxes paid on commercial leases.
Time for statewide water planning? (12/3/2013)
From S. Fla. pollutants to St. Lucie river runoff to Apalachicola Bay supply, a range of water problems requires a broad solution, says incoming House speaker.
Fla. modifies informal wetland determination fee (11/14/2013)
Development by a property owner can be difficult if the parcel contains a wetland. Fla. offers an informal survey, but it modified the fees charged on Oct. 1.