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Ashley Moody adds trio of sheriff endorsements

Three more county sheriffs announced their support for Attorney General candidate Ashley Moody Tuesday, piling on to her insurmountable lead …

Kara Irby: Religious involvement deters marijuana use

Although marijuana use for medical and recreational purposes is at an all-time high in the United States, a team of …

Rick Scott vows to back Florida needs over GOP priorities in Senate

As the race for Senate heats up, Gov. Rick Scott is taking incumbent Bill Nelson to task for being a “party line” …

Rick Scott trumpets another record low state crime rate

Gov. Rick Scott was in Jacksonville Tuesday morning, with what his office called a “major announcement” regarding “Florida’s safe communities” and …

Ron DeSantis hasn’t always been a full-throated supporter of Donald Trump

If there is one thing fueling Ron DeSantis’ ambition to be Florida governor, it is this: A full-throated endorsement (on …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Joe Gruters kicking off SD 23 campaign next week

Republican Rep. Joe Gruters is kicking off his state Senate campaign with a May 31 fundraiser in Sarasota. The reception …

Dean Mead rakes in up to $500K in first-quarter fees

According to newly filed compensation reports, the seven-member team at Dean Mead brought in up half a million dollars in …

Floridian Partners cracked $1M in first-quarter earnings

Lobby firm Floridian Partners may have broken into the seven-figure club during the first three months of 2018. Recently filed …

Latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round

With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the …
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