Skip to main content


Legislative IQ

Gov. Rick Scott has committed to helping current Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, whom Scott appointed to the position in June, keep the elected position in 2018.

The Florida Legislature Thursday released an annual report on the budget passed earlier this year.

Republican businessman Stockton Reeves has filed against Democratic activist Anna Eskamani for House District 47 in Orlando.

Republican Dan Raulerson's perennial challenger has again filed to replace him in a District 58 special election.

Bobby Olszewski has won the House District 44 special Republican primary election in Orlando.

Candidates and political committees hit a deadline last week to report fundraising numbers through July 2017. LobbyTools broke down available spending and total contributions.

The Florida Department of Education has provided guidance for school districts to submit the number of teachers eligible for the "Best and Brightest" bonus program, though questions remain regarding what criteria should be used to measure teacher performance.

Lobbytools Blogs

The Rules

Access various reports and statistics on 2017 House and Senate bills. As of Tuesday afternoon, 3,028 bills have been filed.

The Rules

An updated edition of the House Rules has been released.

The Rules

During the majority of session: House committee amendments must be filed by 6:00pm the day before a committee meets; Senate amendments must be filed 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

The Rules

Refresh your knowledge of committee meeting notice deadlines so you'll know when to expect the information you need. During session, meeting notices (i.e., the meeting agenda and list of bills to...

The Rules

Access various reports and statistics on 2016 House and Senate bills.

Overall, LobbyTools is a great resource. It's like being in Tallahassee and I am as far away as you can get! I don't know what people do without you!

- LobbyTools Customer
Annual Customer Survey