Florida Politics

Extended early voting, but no fax or email ballots for storm-ravaged counties

Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Liberty, and Washington counties are all still facing existential challenges regarding recovery from Hurricane …

Beyond Ron DeSantis: Everglades Trust releases full list of endorsements

The Everglades Trust released its full list of election endorsements Thursday containing a broad mix of Democrats and Republicans that …
Andrew Gillum

New ad from Republican governors asks, ‘Is Andrew Gillum caught up in corruption?’

The Republican Governors Association (RGA) continues to capitalize on the ongoing FBI probe in Tallahassee, asking in a new ad …

Report: Everglades Trust board member dissents on Ron DeSantis endorsement

On Wednesday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis secured valuable support from the Everglades Trust. But the endorsement hasn’t come without …

Bill Nelson rips Rick Scott on health care, red tides

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson ripped his Republican challenger Gov. Rick Scott Thursday for not supporting the Affordable Care Act …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Realtors put another $2.9M behind Amendment 2

The Florida Realtors, the state’s largest professional association, made a seven-figure donation to the principal committee backing one of the …

Rick Scott seeks backing on medical marijuana appeal

With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Rick Scott has sought support from legislative leaders before appealing a Tallahassee …

University performance funding set for changes

Florida university leaders want to revise the system’s performance-funding model, looking to eliminate a dreaded “bottom three” that annually denies …

Lawmakers wait to see if storm action is needed

Roads are out. Some schools are rubble. Housing needs are growing. The next leaders of the Florida Legislature say they’re …

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