greyhound racing

Via News Service of Florida

Amid a sharply partisan backdrop overshadowing nearly everything else on the ballot, Florida voters are being asked this year to settle a long-running dispute that could result in the elimination of dog racing in the state.

Via News Service of Florida

Florida voters will get a chance in November to ban commercial greyhound racing but will not vote on a measure that could have led to the expansion of charter schools.

RAINER HUNGERSHAUSEN / VIA FLICKR COMMONS

Just a day after receiving the case, the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously agreed to take up a battle about whether a proposed ban on greyhound racing should go on the November ballot.

News Service of Florida

Monday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Florida Politics reporter A.G. Gancarski regarding the future of dog racing in Florida. Last week a circuit judge blocked a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban greyhound racing in Florida (01:13).

Via News Service of Florida

Attorneys for the state moved quickly Thursday to appeal a circuit judge’s ruling that would block a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at banning greyhound racing in Florida.

ANGMOKIO / WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

A circuit judge on Wednesday knocked a greyhound-racing ban off the November ballot, calling the proposed constitutional amendment misleading and “outright trickeration.”

Via News Service of Florida

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban greyhound racing at Florida dog tracks got a $1.5 million boost from a foundation established by Doris Day, the critter-loving movie star who’s devoted much of her life to rescuing animals.

Greyhound Group Asks Judge To Remove Racing Ban From Ballot

Jul 27, 2018
Via News Service of Florida

Arguing that it is misleading, the Florida Greyhound Association is asking a judge to remove from the November ballot a constitutional amendment that would ban dog racing in Florida.

Sides Square Off On Proposed Amendment 13 Greyhound Racing Ban

Jul 18, 2018
RAINER HUNGERSHAUSEN / VIA FLICKR COMMONS

A Leon County circuit judge is scheduled to hear arguments next week in a battle about a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban greyhound racing at Florida dog tracks.

RAINER HUNGERSHAUSEN / VIA FLICKR COMMONS

Greyhound breeders and trainers are asking the courts to strip a proposed constitutional amendment from the November ballot, alleging that the measure is misleading and inaccurate.

Via News Service of Florida

A new rule floated by Florida gambling regulators holds a price tag of $50 million a year and could cost hundreds of jobs, according to a lawyer representing several of the state’s cardroom operators.

RAINER HUNGERSHAUSEN / VIA FLICKR COMMONS

Florida voters will be asked this fall to ban greyhound racing, a staple for decades of the state’s gambling industry.

Corcoran at lectern
Mark Foley / Florida House of Representatives

Backed by Gov. Rick Scott and other Republican leaders, a proposed constitutional amendment that would make it harder for the Legislature to raise taxes and fees appears to have broad voter support, a new poll shows.

AngMoKio / Wikimedia Commons

Ruling in favor of two trainers suspended by the state after their dogs tested positive for cocaine, an administrative law judge on Friday said Florida gambling regulators have wrongly used an outlawed set of protocols to test racing greyhounds for drugs.

RAINER HUNGERSHAUSEN VIA FLICKR COMMONS

After repeated legislative debates in recent years about the greyhound industry, Florida voters could decide in 2018 whether to ban dog racing in the state.

Pages