legislation http://blog.wlrn.org en In Congress, Road To Funding Highways Jammed http://blog.wlrn.org/post/congress-road-funding-highways-jammed <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The federal pot of money preserving local roads and bridges may soon be empty, yet lawmakers on Capitol Hill are miles apart on a solution. Not only local infrastructure but the overall economy is sure to feel the impact.</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:43:48 +0000 Matt Laslo 35361 at http://blog.wlrn.org In Congress, Road To Funding Highways Jammed Miami Brewers Form Alliance To "Protect The Industry" http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-brewers-form-alliance-protect-industry <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami's beer makers have officially unionized. Sort of. The owners of two Miami-Dade County breweries rallied their brewer colleagues to form the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MiamiBrewers" target="_blank">Miami Brewers Alliance</a>, a sort of advocacy and education group for local craft-beer businesses.</span></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 01:59:46 +0000 Maria Murriel 32671 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Brewers Form Alliance To "Protect The Industry" Why An Orlando Attorney Supports Medical Marijuana http://blog.wlrn.org/post/why-orlando-attorney-supports-medical-marijuana <p>On Nov.&nbsp;4, state voters will decide whether to make medical marijuana legal.</p><p>The proposed constitutional amendment got enough petition signatures to make it onto the ballot and it also survived a Florida Supreme Court challenge by state Attorney General Pam Bondi.</p><p>John Morgan is an Orlando-based personal injury attorney who spearheaded the drive under the "United&nbsp;For Care" campaign.</p><p>Here he talks about what led him to the decision to start the effort to legalize medical marijuana.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:32:15 +0000 Kelley Mitchell 28794 at http://blog.wlrn.org Why An Orlando Attorney Supports Medical Marijuana Court Strikes Down University Gun Rule http://blog.wlrn.org/post/court-strikes-down-university-gun-rule <p>A splintered appeals court ruled Tuesday that state universities cannot bar students from storing guns in their cars while on campus.<br /><br />The ruling by the 1st District Court of Appeal, which drew seven separate opinions from the 15-member bench, was 12-3 on the merits for striking down a policy at the University of North Florida barring firearms stowed in cars. The majority opinion drew eight votes, with some of the members drafting separate, concurring opinions, while four other judges joined a different opinion agreeing with the court's result.<br /> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 18:11:33 +0000 Brandon Larrabee and the News Service of Florida 25035 at http://blog.wlrn.org Court Strikes Down University Gun Rule Why Lawmakers Choose Myths Over Evidence http://blog.wlrn.org/post/why-lawmakers-choose-myths-over-evidence <p></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 11603 at http://blog.wlrn.org Why Lawmakers Choose Myths Over Evidence