Nancy Detert http://blog.wlrn.org en Why Revenue Neutrality Is Key To Enacting An Internet Sales Tax In Florida http://blog.wlrn.org/post/why-revenue-neutrality-key-enacting-internet-sales-tax-florida <p>Online shoppers in Florida may have to budget an extra 6 or 7 percent for their Web purchases if State Sen. Nancy Detert's sales tax bill (<a href="http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2013/0316" target="_blank">SB 316</a>) makes it through the Legislature this year.</p><p>But they may get some of that back. She's making the legislation politically palatable by ensuring most of the revenue is returned in the form of tax breaks.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:31:21 +0000 Rick Stone 12332 at http://blog.wlrn.org Why Revenue Neutrality Is Key To Enacting An Internet Sales Tax In Florida Fast, Slow And Distracted Motorists Are Focus Of Two Proposed Bills http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fast-slow-and-distracted-motorists-are-focus-two-proposed-bills <p></p><p>Safe driving is the focus of two proposed bills being filed in Tallahassee this session. One bill addresses texting while driving. The other bill deals with slow people in the fast lane.</p><p></p><p>According to the News Service of Florida, Senator Nancy Detert, a Venice Republican, believes this year will be the year her texting-while-driving ban passes.</p><p></p><p>This will be her fourth attempt.</p><p></p><p>Although the bill has passed the Senate twice before, Detert says it has never been heard in the House.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 8288 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fast, Slow And Distracted Motorists Are Focus Of Two Proposed Bills Bill May Aid Job Search For Floridians With Rocky Credit History http://blog.wlrn.org/post/bill-may-aid-job-search-floridians-rocky-credit-history <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rocky credit history? A bill that would prevent potential employers from weighing a job applicant's credit history unanimously passed the Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee Tuesday.</span></p><p>Some say the bill (SB 100), sponsored by Sen. Nancy&nbsp;Detert, R-Venice, is an effort to ease the job search process for Floridians.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 18:08:16 +0000 Allison Goodman 7847 at http://blog.wlrn.org Bill May Aid Job Search For Floridians With Rocky Credit History Senator Trying Again With Texting Ban http://blog.wlrn.org/post/senator-trying-again-texting-ban <p>For the fourth year in a row, state lawmakers are going to take a stab at passing a law that would ban texting while driving all around the state.</p><p>State Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, has introduced the ban: <a href="http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2013/0052" target="_blank">Senate Bill 52</a>. Her bill was among a small list of bills that have been introduced already for the upcoming Florida Legislative session, which starts in March 2013.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:45:35 +0000 Ashley Lopez 5360 at http://blog.wlrn.org Senator Trying Again With Texting Ban