U.S. House Committee on Appropriations

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    74 Percent of Floridians Support Medical Marijuana, According to Latest Poll

    Another poll, another strong showing for medical marijuana in Florida. According to a new University of North Florida poll, 74 percent of Floridians say they support and will vote "yes" for Proposition 2 in November, which would legalize the use of medical marijuana. This, along with the recent n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Anti-Immigration Group: Don't Let Illegal Immigrants Pay In-State College Tuition Rates

    A group calling itself Floridians for Immigration Enforcement (or, FLIMEN) is putting on the full-court press to get legislators to derail HB 851, a bill that would allow all students who have studied in Florida for three consecutive years the opportunity to pay in-state tuition at a state college o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Florida Rep. C.W. Bill Young Will Retire When Term Ends in 2014

    Florida's longest-serving member of Congress, Rep. C.W. Bill Young, announced he's retiring when his term ends in 2014. Young, who is roughly a billion 82 years old, cited wanting to spend more time with family as the main reason he's calling it quits. Better late than never, we guess.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Revised 'Pill Mill' Bill Approved By House Committee

    ​So much for the governor's pill mill "strike force." Florida just may get a prescription drug-monitoring program after all.  Today, the House Appropriations Committee approved a revised bill, (HB 7095), that scraps Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to repeal the drug tracking system, which also rec ... More >>

  • News

    May 29, 2008

    Lady of the House

    She's got three kids, 650,000 constituents, and millions of watching eyes. Debbie Wasserman Schultz can't keep them all happy.