Sen. Dana Young Lawmakers Push For Fracking Ban By Nick Evans • Oct 10, 2017 Nick Evans State lawmakers are pushing to ban fracking in the sunshine state. A similar effort last year failed, but Sen. Dana Young (R-Tampa) believes this year will be different. Lawmakers, Doctors Wrestle With How To Combat Opioid Abuse By Nick Evans • Oct 10, 2017 Nick Evans Florida’s law enforcement, emergency and mental health workers are struggling to cope with a rising tide of opioid overdoses. Lawmakers are looking for solutions ahead of the coming year’s legislative session. Senate Cannabis Workshop Full Of Questions, Light On Answers By Nick Evans • Mar 22, 2017 DXR via wikimedia commons Senators spent Wednesday afternoon kicking the tires on a medical marijuana proposal backed by Fleming Island Republican Rob Bradley. Senate Not Gushing Over House Fracking Offer By Jim Ash • Mar 16, 2017 The sponsor of a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing in Florida says her chamber is in no mood for a compromise. A 'Ray' Of Hope For Fracking Legisation This Year By Jim Ash • Mar 9, 2017 FlaFrack.org The House Majority Leader says there’s a chance a hydraulic fracturing bill could pass the Florida Legislature this year. Fracking Ban Passes First Test In Senate By Jim Ash • Mar 8, 2017 Florida Senate The Senate is moving ahead with a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, despite industry threats of a blizzard of lawsuits. But as Jim Ash reports, the House remains a big question mark. Flores: Anything Short Of Fracking Ban DOA In Senate By Jim Ash • Feb 13, 2017 Anitere Flores via Facebook / https://www.facebook.com/anitere/?ref=page_internal Senator Anitere Flores has spoken out against hydraulic fracturing in Florida, voted against it and written guest editorials. But the Miami Republican is sending her strongest message yet. GOP Fracking Ban Enters The Political Pipeline By Jim Ash • Jan 24, 2017 Republican Senator Dana Young of Tampa is making good on her campaign promise to file a statewide fracking ban. Young To Unveil Fracking Ban Next Week By Jim Ash • Jan 20, 2017 A prominent Tampa Republican is making good on her promise to seek a ban on hydraulic fracturing in Florida.