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Reporters’ roundtable: Lawmakers back again, and again, to Tallahassee

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Expect Florida lawmakers to spend a long hot summer in Tallahassee. And they will be at the state Capitol for a pretty contentious fall as well. And they just might, with a little luck, be able to fit in a holiday break before returning for the 2016 legislative session in January. That’s the consensus of a handful of Capitol reporters who spoke Wednesday at a Florida Leadership luncheon co-hosted by Sachs Media Group about the busted 2015 session that failed to…

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Verizon launches advanced 4G LTE network for the Florida Capitol

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Verizon is boosting the Florida Legislature, giving lawmakers, staff and the media tools they need for governing in the 21st Century. Verizon Wireless finished installing its advanced 4G LTE network technology throughout the State Capitol so more 5,000 legislators, lobbyists, observers and visitors can connect on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices daily in the heart of Florida’s government. As part of the project, engineers activated 4G LTE service over the Distributed Antenna System (DAS) inside the 718,000-square-foot facility. DAS includes a “small cell”…

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