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State challenges ruling on life insurance law

The state is challenging a ruling by a Leon County circuit judge that part of a 2016 law imposing new …

Horse breeders, track battle over slots license

Thoroughbred breeders and trainers are accusing gambling regulators of erring when they allowed Calder Race Course to keep its lucrative …

Tribe continues challenge to state utility taxes

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has gone to a federal appeals court as part of a long-running legal dispute about …

‘Framers’ of schools amendment seek role in court battle

Some members of the 1998 Constitution Revision Commission are seeking to file a brief in the Florida Supreme Court as …

Bill Nelson blasts government of Florida for not expanding Medicaid

Florida’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Tuesday blasted “the government of my state, the state of Florida,” for not …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Personnel note: AT&T names Troy McNichols its VP of External Affairs in Florida

Telecom giant AT&T announced Wednesday it promoted Troy McNichols to vice president of external affairs for Florida. McNichols has been …

Special Session on school funding appears dead

With Republicans lining up in opposition, a Democratic attempt to spur a Special Legislative Session on education funding appeared dead …

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 …
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