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Andrew Gillum sees his path in five-way primary

At this point Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is counting on it not taking much – maybe 20-something, 30 percent – …

Rick Scott fights financial disclosure lawsuit

A lawyer for Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday asked a state appellate court to block a lawsuit seeking to force …

Alex Sink endorses Gwen Graham

Democratic former Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink – the first woman of a major political party to run for …

Tom Steyer’s ‘NextGen Climate’ opens state-level political committee

A group connected to activist Tom Steyer has opened a state-level political committee, signaling that the San Francisco billionaire has …

Rick Scott calls Bill Nelson ‘a hypocrite’ over tax, health care for staff

Republican Gov. Rick Scott blasted his U.S. senate election opponent Bill Nelson on Tuesday, calling the Democratic U.S. senator a …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Panel sends Rick Scott six finalists for PSC vacancies

A state panel declined Tuesday to choose among six candidates for the Public Service Commission, and instead voted unanimously to …

What’s a slot machine? Florida court will decide

If a video game looks like a slot machine, plays like a slot machine, and pays out like a slot …

Rick Scott announces court, college trustee appointments

Gov. Rick Scott filled a vacancy on the bench in Union County and appointed a number of college trustee positions …

State may soon get more medical marijuana providers

With the number of “qualified, active patients” surpassing 100,000, the Department of Health on Friday said it would finally start the process …
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