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Gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis, Philip Levine and Chris King rallying voters this weekend

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Philip Levine and Chris King will rally voters throughout the state today, while Republican candidate Ron DeSantis …

Philip Levine campaign releases ad on algae

Democratic candidate for governor Philip Levine has dropped a new ad focused on Lake Okeechobee’s algae crisis. The ad comes …

Marion Hammer files million-dollar lawsuit against alleged harassers

Veteran Florida-based National Rifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer is seeking $1 million in damages, saying she was harassed and threatened …

As GOP Governor’s race tightens, Adam Putnam messages on veterans’ issues

Friday saw Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, in Jacksonville pushing his “Florida Military and Veterans First Agenda.” Among …

Florida police union endorsing Jimmy Patronis for CFO

The Florida State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police (Florida FOP) is backing Jimmy Patronis in his bid to remain Florida’s Chief Financial …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

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 …

Greyhound racing-ban group releases still more endorsements

The Protect Dogs-Yes on 13 campaign on Friday announced another round of endorsements. They include current and former lawmakers, greyhound groups, …

Personnel note: David Mica Jr. named CEO of Volunteer Florida

Volunteer Florida announced two recent changes to the organization’s leadership: — Gov. Rick Scott appointed David Mica Jr. to serve …

New group enters debate over greyhound-racing ban

Photo credit: Van Abernethy Greyhound Adopters for Racing, a new non-profit group, says it has “formed to share its unique …
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