Archive 2017 April

Task force, state pursue solutions to opioid epidemic as death toll grows

Last month, Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg, a member of the Palm Beach County Sober Homes Task Force, gave an update on the county’s opioid crisis at the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. This month, Gov. Rick Scott and state Attorney General Pam Bondi announced plans to solicit feedback from the public…

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Florida gambling bills with billions at stake are likely to come down to session wire

The Florida House stripped the Senate’s gambling bill and passed its own Wednesday, signaling the two chambers will likely have to negotiate a compromise during the session’s final weeks. The Senate bill’s sponsor, Sen. Bill Galvano, said “timing is not yet determined” for negotiations. But if they can reach an agreement, the state stands to gain…

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