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Senate President Considers Workers Compensation Reform

Senate President Considers Workers Compensation Reform

New Senate President Bill Galvano has signaled that the Senate might take up workers’ compensation reform notwithstanding that rates have decreased in the last two years. Galvano reasons that the recent downward trend in workers’ compensation rates might not be sustainable, and in fact might be followed by future rate increases, due to the Florida […]

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Special Session Ends on Time

Special Session Ends on Time

The Florida legislature concluded its special session Friday afternoon as anticipated, but not without considerable speculation as to whether they would reach agreement on key budget issues. The original call of the special session indicated that the legislature would return to Tallahassee from June 7 through June 9 to adjust the state budget. The short […]

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Special Session Set for June 1

Special Session Set for June 1

House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Sentate President Andy Gardiner formally called the legislature into a special session to begin June 1.  The special session might last until June 20, or such earlier time as the legislature may accomplish their constitutionally required objective of passing a budget. The special session became necessary when lawmakers could not […]

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