Florida Politics

Floridians line up for FEMA assistance

More than 1 million Floridians homeowners and renters have registered for federal individual assistance following Hurricane Irma. The Florida Division …

Bill Nelson: Graham/Cassidy would ‘eviscerate’ Medicaid

During a low-key Jacksonville media availability with our site and a couple of local TV stations, he was handed a …

ABC reopens midtown Tallahassee store

Lobbyists, lawmakers and others will “be celebrating”: ABC Fine Wines & Spirits has reopened its midtown Tallahassee store on Thomasville Road. The …

Restoration of electricity almost complete

Power was back as of midday Friday for all but 13,735 homes and businesses in Florida, primarily in four counties …

Flags at half-staff for St. Lucie County sheriff’s captain

Gov. Rick Scott has ordered flags at half-staff in memory of St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Capt. Charles Scavuzzo, the Governor’s …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Personnel note: FMPA names new general counsel

The Florida Municipal Power Agency has named Jody Lamar Finklea as its next general counsel and chief legal officer. The announcement came …

Kim Daniels wants state scrutiny of local school board financial management

State Rep. Kim Daniels, a Jacksonville Democrat, filed a bill Friday that would tighten state oversight of local school board financial …

Highway bill would honor Greg Evers

A 13-mile stretch of State Road 4, a highway that cuts through the Blackwater River State Forest in the Panhandle, …

Personnel note: Richard Reeves opens RLR Consulting

Lobbyist Richard Reeves, a month after departing GrayRobinson, has set up his own shop, RLR Consulting. “I have a proven track record …
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