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St. Petersburg rolls out scooter program with rules

October 20, 2019 Editor 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — One Florida city is trying to roll out an electric scooter program and avoid the problems of other metro areas around the U.S.The St. Petersburg City Council approved an ordinance recently that would allow scooter share companies to participate in a one-year pilot program that could […]

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Law stopping Florida felons from voting temporarily halted

October 19, 2019 Editor 0

A federal judge issued a ruling Friday temporarily blocking a Republican-backed Florida law that barred some felons from voting because of their inability to pay fines and other legal debts.The ruling by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle could pave the way for thousands of felons who were denied the right […]

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Officials: Florida affordable housing fund is rarely fully funded

October 19, 2019 Editor 0

CRESTVIEW, Fla. — State legislators often use the dollars intended for affordable housing programs for other purposes.To the detriment of affordable housing programs in Northwest Florida and the rest of the Sunshine State, the state Legislature earlier this year took another massive bite out of the Sadowski Affordable Housing Trust […]