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Adam Putnam committee spends more than $2.7M

A political committee that plays a key role in Republican Adam Putnam’s gubernatorial campaign spent $2.73 million during a recent …

Committee opposing greyhound-racing ban posts middling finance report

The political committee looking to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment to ban greyhound racing in Florida brought in just $6,644 …

Florida GOP pumps money into education amendment

The Republican Party of Florida last week put $100,000 into an effort to pass a controversial education ballot measure in …

Koch-backed group launches pro-Ron DeSantis direct mail campaign

A political committee backed by the billionaire GOP donor Charles Koch announced Thursday that it’s launching a direct mail campaign …

Sugar farmers launch website to counter criticism over algae blooms

As algae blooms continue to pour out of Lake Okeechobee, environmentalists and other activists are once again taking aim at …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

State divvies up performance money for colleges

Florida’s 28 state colleges will receive $60 million in performance funding during the academic year that started this month. The …

Florida Chamber endorses 20 more state legislative candidates

The Florida Chamber of Commerce released a “second round” of endorsements for state legislative races Thursday, adding four incumbents and …

Judge slated to hear House qualifying dispute

Updated Thursday — Forges dropped out of the primary while facing an approaching court hearing on opponent Eskamani’s lawsuit claiming he was a fake …

Second group forms to fight gambling amendment

A second political committee has registered to oppose a proposed state constitutional amendment requiring voter approval of new gambling. Citizens for the …
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