Florida Politics

Andrew Gillum prods back at Donald Trump on Twitter

Donald Trump makes a lot of news on Twitter, but Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum says the president still won’t tweet …

Cory Booker makes Florida swing for Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson

U.S. Senator Cory Booker, New Jersey’s best hope for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination, is spending Saturday in Florida. His first …

Rick Scott appeals major marijuana ruling

Less than three hours before a 5 p.m. deadline, Gov. Rick Scott’s administration Friday filed a notice to appeal a …

Candidates reach out to students, seniors and Cory Booker fans

With just three weeks until Election Day, the pressure to deliver votes remains high for candidates across the Sunshine State, …

Jimmy Patronis asks FCC to shield wireless networks against disaster

Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Friday to establish safeguards against wireless communications breakdowns like …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Hardee County ballot blunder could impact statewide races

A series of election complications, outright errors and now multiple ballots in the field has created chaos in the House …

How will Will Robinson or Tracy Pratt fund Florida Forever?

Both candidates running in Florida House District 71 say the state must properly fund Florida Forever, but would raid different …

Rick Scott seeks backing on medical marijuana appeal

With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Rick Scott has sought support from legislative leaders before appealing a Tallahassee …

Lobby Up: Hurricane cleanup firm AshBritt Environmental hires Ballard Partners

AshBritt Environmental, a “rapid-response disaster recovery and special environmental services contractor” in Deerfield Beach, has hired Ballard Partners‘ namesake Brian Ballard and …

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Takeaways from Tallahassee — Forgotten no more

The Forgotten Coast, coined for the swath of shore stretching Mexico Beach to St. Marks, suffered extensive damage from Hurricane …

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 10.19.18

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7 reasons why it’s silly to count out Ron DeSantis in the Florida Governor race

Comparing politics to horse racing is common, but unlike sports, where handicappers plunk down cash on the teams they think …

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 10.18.18

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