Florida Politics

Hillsborough’s Alma Gonzalez to run for FDP Chair

Alma Gonzalez, a member of the Democratic National Committee and a Hillsborough County committeewoman, announced Tuesday her bid for Florida Democratic …

New ad urges Carlos Curbelo to pass DREAM Act

South Florida Republican Congressman Carlos Curbelo is the target of a new TV and digital ad calling on him to pass …

State keeps fighting for suspended law requiring 24-hour abortion waiting periods

As the state continued its fight to keep a law requiring women to see a doctor and wait 24 hours …

Gwen Graham isn’t running on labels

Gwen Graham — who has been dubbed a moderate, a champion for public education, a “serial hugger” and is the …
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State to medical marijuana company: Stop selling vape pens

State regulators have told a South Florida medical marijuana provider to quit selling “unapproved” vape pens. The Department of Health‘s Office …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Rob Bradley offers glimmer of hope for fracking ban

A top senator is leaving open the possibility that a proposed ban on ‘fracking’ in Florida will be considered in …

Gambling ballot initiative tops 400,000 signatures

A proposed constitutional amendment that would make it harder to expand gambling in Florida has topped 400,000 petition signatures, while …

Legislative leaders could get influence over judicial appointments

The state’s Senate President and House Speaker could get an indirect say over judicial appointments—including state Supreme Court justices—under legislation …

HD 39 candidate Josie Tomkow to hold fundraiser Nov. 30

Republican Josie Tomkow is holding a fundraiser Nov. 30 for her campaign to take over for exiting Rep. Neil Combee …
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