Tag: Florida Legislature

Florida should pass laws to help women

The fight to abolish the “tampon tax” survived another round in the Florida Legislature on Tuesday when lawmakers agreed to consider removing the tax from feminine hygine products. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Lawmakers in Florida are fighting to eliminate the “tampon tax,” or a sales tax on items women use […]

Drivers, put down the phone

The Florida Legislature has multiple bills on the agenda that would crack down on texting while driving. ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ There’s nothing more frustrating than driving behind or next to a distracted driver.  They swerve. They slow down. But most of all, they’re dangerous not only to themselves, but also to […]