Florida HB 1 and Defunding the Police.

One of The Florida League of Cities main platforms fit under the ideological umbrella of Home Rule, the idea that local governments — more than 400 of which are represented by the League — should have considerable discretion in governing themselves The Florida legislature keeps chipping away at “Home Rule,” as HB1 would authorize elected officials … Continue reading Florida HB 1 and Defunding the Police.

Breaking News: On 5.8.2017 Florida Senate Bill 188, Challenging Home Rule, Died on the Senate Calendar.

  A VICTORY FOR HOME RULE On 12.16.2016 Florida State State Senator Greg Steube introduced a bill, Senate Bill 188 (SB-188), relating to Florida vacation rentals, such that: “A local law, ordinance, or regulation may not restrict the use of vacation rentals, prohibit vacation rentals or regulate vacation rentals based solely on their classification, use … Continue reading Breaking News: On 5.8.2017 Florida Senate Bill 188, Challenging Home Rule, Died on the Senate Calendar.