Government Affairs

  • FLARA Recommendations for 2017 Legislative Session

    January 17, 2017: The Florida Alliance for Retired Americans (FLARA) recommendations for the 2017 Florida Legislature include a range of issues of concern to seniors. In addition, FLARA includes recommendations to help ensure that future generation Read More >

  • FLARA Recommendations for 2015 Legislative Session

    March 24, 2016: January, 2015 The Florida Alliance for Retired Americans (FLARA) recommendations for the 2015 Florida Legislature include a range of issues of concern to seniors. In addition, FLARA strongly supports measures to ensure that futur Read More >

  • Considering Florida?

    January 22, 2016: January 22, 2016 Florida - A State of Continual Embarrassment Behind Florida's palm trees, tropical birds and beautiful beaches is a state with a multitude of very serious problems that are being ignored by its political leaders Read More >

  • Legislative Report (September 28, 2015)

    September 28, 2015: Florida's Redistricting Case-Back to Court The Florida Supreme Court on Friday sent the congressional redistricting case back to the trial court, although the justices did not block the Legislature from meeting in another special Read More >

  • Legislative Report (March 24 & 25, 2015)

    March 25, 2015: Florida Legislators Face Major Issues for 2015 Here are some of the major issues facing the Florida Legislature as it begins meeting on Tuesday, March 3. BUDGET With more than a $1 billion surplus, the 2015-16 state budget Read More >

  • Legislative Report (June 16 & 17, 2014)

    June 17, 2014: Florida Successful with New Health Care Laws Florida's Republican leaders have fought the Affordable Care Act at every turn, banning navigators from county health departments, offering no state dollars to boost outreach efforts t Read More >