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Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago loses State Department promotion posting

The State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump‘s Florida resort, after a storm of ethics criticism. …

Marco Rubio speaks out against terror against gays in Chechnya, ties in Vladimir Putin

Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio continued his campaign against worldwide human rights abuses by foreign dictators last night by speaking out …

Rick Scott says he will sign ‘Uber bill’

Gov. Rick Scott tweeted on Monday that he will sign into law a bill creating statewide regulations for ride-booking companies like …

Enviro group fronting Florida’s ‘ban the bag’ effort spends next to nothing, accused of skirting lobbying rules

Single-use plastic bags, found at nearly every retail, grocery and convenience store in the nation, are now the latest target …

Gov. Scott heads to Argentina for trade mission

Gov. Rick Scott is scheduled to leave Sunday for Argentina for a trade mission organized by the state’s embattled economic …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Richard Corcoran: House and Senate ‘very, very, very’ close to budget deal

The House and Senate were on the brink Tuesday evening of agreeing to a framework for negotiating s budget deal, …

Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco says he is ‘very disappointed’ Jack Latvala is putting political ambitions first

Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco is criticizing Sen. Jack Latvala for standing in the way of what he calls a …

House sets up $300 million tax holiday package for final vote

Legislation extending $300 million in tax holidays and breaks for veterans, college students, farmers, young families, and more moved closer …

Appropriations Committee sends its medical marijuana bill to Senate floor

A Senate panel cleared its version of the medical marijuana implementing bill, sending it to the floor and setting House …
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