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Bill To Extend Tribe's Gambling Pact Hits Fla. House Floor

Law360 (February 27, 2018, 10:43 PM EST) -- A gambling bill that would approve a 20-year extension of Florida's exclusive compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida advanced to the House floor Monday, but lawmakers have considerable work ahead, with a contrasting Senate proposal and Democrats' opposition to the bill's handling of billions in gambling revenue.

The Commerce Committee voted 15-11 in approval of H.B. 7067, sponsored by Tourism & Gaming Control Subcommittee Chairman Mike La Rosa, R-St. Cloud. The vote fell mostly along party lines, with all of the Democrats in opposition. Rep....
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