Florida Politics

Candidates continue reaching Florida voters

Political season continues with candidates shaking hands and raising funds while running aggressively in Florida, the third-most populous state of …

Team Ron DeSantis announces new stats and staff

The campaign of Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis announced more than two dozen new hires Friday as well as some …

Progressive group repping Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson in new ad buy

Progressive advocacy group Priorities USA Action said Friday that it’s rolling out a multimillion-dollar digital ad campaign to mobilize black, …

Gun control group backs Andrew Gillum for Governor

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, a group advocating for stricter gun control measures across the U.S., announced Friday it …

Jobs numbers announced: 1.6M added since late 2010, state says

Gov. Rick Scott announced that “Florida businesses have created 1,615,500 jobs since December 2010, with 20,000 private-sector jobs being added …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Flags at half-staff for victims of Hurricane Maria

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday ordered flags at half-staff “as a tribute to those who lost their lives during Hurricane …

Yard signs: Florida Realtors announce November election endorsements

Florida Realtors PAC, the political arm of the state’s largest professional association, issued endorsements in statewide races and a bundle …
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Bill Galvano, NRA clash over political contribution

Incoming Senate President Bill Galvano is not backing down after finding himself in the crosshairs of the National Rifle Association …

Regulators renew emergency rule on race-dog drug testing

Gambling regulators on Tuesday again said they were “renewing” an emergency rule that allows them to continue testing racing greyhounds for drugs, including …

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Takeaways from Tallahassee — Signs of Session

Brian Pitts, a perennial presence in the halls of the Legislature, has readied 11 bill proposals ahead of the 2019 Legislative …

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 9.21.18

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Daniel McAuliffe, Jim Rosica, …

Last Call for 9.20.18 — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics

Last Call — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics. First Shot A Collier County fire official …

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 9.20.18

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Last Call for 9.19.18 — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics

Last Call – A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics. First Shot A Wednesday ruling from the …