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‘Not a candidate’: Rick Scott coy on Louisiana fundraising question

Gov. Rick Scott made a trip this week to Louisiana, where business development meetings populated his official schedule. However, the most …

Rick Scott: Offshore drilling still ‘off the table’

Gov. Rick Scott scored a political victory earlier this year, when Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told him Florida would not be subject to …

Philip Levine launches Spanish commercial on DACA

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine has launched another television commercial – his fourth overall and second this week – with …

AFP-FL says ‘no way’ to Amazon HQ2 incentives

Miami made the cut when Amazon announced its top-20 shortlist for its second headquarters Thursday, but Americans for Prosperity Florida …

Incentives for Amazon? Richard Corcoran, Rick Scott see it differently

Gov. Rick Scott was in Ponte Vedra Friday as the PGA Tour unveiled plans for a new global headquarters — and …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Nursing home residents’ bill of rights wins approval

A modified version of a constitutional ‘bill of rights’ for residents of Florida nursing homes and assisted living facilities won …

Crime victims’ bill of rights clears lone constitutional review panel

A proposed constitutional amendment to give equal rights to crime victims on Friday cleared its only review panel and heads to the …

Florida voters want to reform AOB system, Chamber poll finds

Florida voters aren’t fans of Assignment of Benefits rules and are looking for a change according to a new poll …

Legislators want laws, executive order protecting LGBT rights

There was a slew of committee meetings at the Capitol Thursday, but the public stage outside committee halls belonged to …
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