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The fate of Florida’s wetlands could be decided behind closed doors, groups say

Environmental and activist groups are criticizing the state for drafting in secrecy the details of a new permitting process to …

Brad Drake draws challenger in HD 5

Republican Rep. Brad Drake is no longer unopposed in his bid for another term in House District 5. Miami Democrat …

Feds weigh entering lawsuit over FIU bridge records

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for north Florida has told a Tallahassee judge it now “is considering participation” in a lawsuit …

As qualifying deadline nears, more candidates file for House races

Another handful of candidates put their names down Tuesday for Florida House seats, just three days ahead of the qualifying …

John Stemberger, Florida Family Action to join Adam Putnam bid for Governor

John Stemberger and the political arm of his Florida Family Policy Council have called a news conference Wednesday with Adam …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Marc Dunbar says he’s ‘interested’ in Citizens Insurance chairmanship

Marc Dunbar, the Tallahassee-based lawyer and gaming lobbyist, has officially “expressed interest in serving as chair of the Citizens Property Insurance …

Personnel note: Jason Harrell to lobby for Florida court clerks

Jason Harrell has been named director of legislative and government affairs for the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers (FCCC), the …

North Florida lawmakers draw re-election challengers as qualifying begins

New candidates filed Monday for three Republican-held seats in the state Legislature. In Senate District 2, Fort Walton Beach Democrat Mary …
Kelli Stargel

Florida retailers endorse Kelli Stargel for re-election

Florida retailers are endorsing Lakeland Republican Sen. Kelli Stargel’s re-election for Senate District 22. Florida Retail Federation President/CEO R. Scott Shalley …
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