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Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says

Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections showed up in the Miami area last summer, and …

Florida reaps $1.6 million from settlement with Johnson & Johnson

Florida’s share of a settlement with Johnson & Johnson over adulterated over-the-counter drugs will exceed $1.6 million, Attorney General Pam …

In Donald Trump’s private moments, it’s small talk and compliments

What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much, it seems. President Donald Trump spent part of …

Jeff Clemens endorses Andrew Gillum for Governor

Add Sen. Jeff Clemens to the list of Democratic leaders backing Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum. The Gillum campaign announced Wednesday …

Raquel Regalado announces bid to replace Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Add Raquel Regalado to the list of politicos vying to replace Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Congress. Regalado, a former Miami-Dade …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

environment

Amendment 1 lawsuit may rev up after Session

A lawsuit over the state’s environmental funding under a new constitutional amendment is expected to resume now that the annual Session is …

Gobble, gobble: It’s turkey time at Florida TaxWatch

Florida TaxWatch is offering its annual serving of “budget turkeys” 11 a.m. Friday at the group’s downtown headquarters on Bronough …

Fate of program for disabled children rests with Rick Scott

Debby Dawson, who lives in southwest Florida, has a simple message to Gov. Rick Scott: The state’s existing scholarship program …

Time growing short for Rick Scott to decide ‘whiskey & Wheaties’ bill’s fate

A history of alcoholism in Gov. Rick Scott’s family will inform his decision about whether to sign the “whiskey & …
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