Rep. Larry Metz Florida House Bill Barring Sanctuary Policies Lands In Senate By Sarah Mueller • May 1, 2017 Florida Channel Legislation banning so called sanctuary policies has passed the Florida House. But it’s unclear whether the Senate will advance the bill in the final week of session. Immigration Legislation Moves in House But Stalls In Senate By Sarah Mueller • Apr 12, 2017 Florida Sheriffs Association While a raft of immigration legislation is moving through the Florida House, similar proposals in the Senate appear to be on the back burner. Legislation Cracking Down on Florida Sanctuary Cities Passes House Committee By Sarah Mueller • Mar 14, 2017 Florida Memory / https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254907 Legislation banning sanctuary city policies is moving through Florida House committees. The proposal requires cities fully cooperate with federal immigration officers or face penalties. Lawmakers Dictating Ethics For Local Officials By Jim Ash • Feb 14, 2017 Florida League of Cities The Florida House is moving closer to keeping Speaker Richard Corcoran’s promise to crack down on public corruption – at least at the local level. Florida Bar Wants Liberal Standard For Experts By Jim Ash • Sep 1, 2016 A high-stakes battle between the Legislature and the Florida Bar over standards for expert witnesses now rests with the Florida Supreme Court. House Committee: Goodbye To Corrupt Intent By Jim Ash • Jan 26, 2016 Government reformers are encouraged after a House panel Tuesday approved an anti-corruption measure. The bill by Republican Representative Larry Metz of Yalahaw tightens a handful of ethics regulations.