Florida Politics

Flags at half staff for Brevard Deputy Kevin Stanton

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday ordered flags at half-staff to honor Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Stanton. Stanton, a nearly …

FDLE asks for $1 million in federal funding to assist Parkland law enforcement

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement requested $1 million in emergency funding from the U.S. Justice Department this week to …

Personnel note: Danielle Babilino joins Hard Rock in Florida

Danielle Babilino will become senior vice president of global sales and marketing for Seminole Tribe-controlled Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, the …

Bill Nelson slams Rick Scott for skipping town hall

Gov. Rick Scott’s absence from the CNN town hall on gun reform and his potential refusal to propose an assault …

Chris King: Legislature ‘cowardly’ for running from assault rifle ban

On the debate over assault rifle bans, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King believes the Florida Legislature is a bunch of cowards. …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Money could go to trauma centers after mass shootings

Senate Minority Leader Oscar Braynon wants to create a $10 million program that would reimburse trauma centers for care provided …

Local governments wary of House tax package

A $350 million tax package moved forward Thursday in the House, but local governments are fighting parts of the bill …

Car dealer bill stalls in House committee

A bill aimed at making changes to car dealership regulations stalled out in its second House committee Thursday over objections …

Lawmakers seek more money for opioid epidemic

Two Democratic senators are pushing to increase by $25 million the amount of funding the Senate has committed to addressing …
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