Florida Politics

Carlos Curbelo, Stephanie Murphy to lead congressional ‘Future Caucus’

A new congressional caucus has been formed aimed at millennials with two Floridians, Republican U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Kendall, …

Adam Putnam: Hack of concealed weapons list produced names only

Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam moved Tuesday to calm fears amid reports that hackers into his agency’s computers might have …

‘Morally repugnant,’ ‘cruel,’ ‘obscene,’ ‘inhumane,’ ‘heartless:” Democrats react to Donald Trump budget

Florida’s Democratic congressional caucus reacted Tuesday to President Donald Trump‘s proposed 2018 budget with a shower of outrage over cuts …

Adam Putnam weighs in on controversial education bill

Adam Putnam, the leading Republican candidate for governor in 2018, weighed in on the state’s massive K-12 public schools bill, which affects everything …

Adam Putnam plays down aides’ departure from his campaign for governor

Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam suggested that the departure of two key aides from his campaign for governor was no …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Rick Scott signs claims bill for abuse survivor Victor Barahona

Gov. Rick Scott agreed the state needs to pay the remainder of a $5 million settlement to a boy found …

Fate of program for disabled children rests with Rick Scott

Debby Dawson, who lives in southwest Florida, has a simple message to Gov. Rick Scott: The state’s existing scholarship program …

GOP mocks national Dems for ‘zero chance’ of beating Vern Buchanan in 2018

Though the 2018 congressional elections are still a year and a half away, the news headlines continue to make Democrats believe …

Drug Free America Foundation wants marijuana Special Session

The Drug Free America Foundation is adding its voice to those calling for a Special Session on Medical Marijuana Implementation, according …
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