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Published on : Mar 02, 2015

The five things to watch in Florida’s Capitol is the date of Florida’s 2016 presidential primary. The panel considers complying with the national political party rules as the date for March 15 is set. This could play a bigger role with the expected candidacies of the U.S. and Governor of the state. 

The stores in poor areas could reap a food bazaar with a few grocery stores. This will be listed as the tax credit under a bill by the Senate Agriculture Committee. Such bill could benefit several chains as Walgreen’s and CVS collect around 20 percent of the total gross receipts from fresh fruits, vegetables, and low-fat products sales. 

The Department of Health works in the effort to set nurseries to enter Florida’s profit industry that permits limited medical marijuana for patients suffering from spasms or cancer. However, the new rule is too vague says the Legislature.  

The day just before the start of the session is probably the last day lawmakers can collect campaign contributions from their clients and lobbyists until the session ends. Dozens of them are expected to have receptions holding from the Republican Party of Florida and Senate Democrats. The decline refers to checks up to $1,000 each.

The industries in Florida hold traditional pre-session reception for the lawmakers. Moreover, the Platinum-level sponsors include the U.S. sugar, Florida Power&Light, and Duke Energy including Florida Blue. The invitations to this have a gift ban where legislators have to pay around $25 per ticket, says the state legislation.