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Big in Canada: VISIT FLORIDA efforts correlate with increased visitation

State-backed tourism campaigns are producing a healthy return on investment. Numbers released Monday from VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s public-private marketing …

Harris files open records suit over statewide radio contract

A month after losing a contract for the state’s first responder radio system, Harris Corp. has filed a public records lawsuit in …

#FlaPol in Review: A weekend roundup

Consider this a highlight reel of the weekend’s #FlaPol Twitter. Kicking off our review is former Gov. Jeb Bush‘s eulogy …

First look: Adam Putnam’s first campaign ad

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, arguably the leading GOP candidate for Florida governor in 2018, will have ads on the air for …

NRA supporters hot and bothered over YETI coolers

The picture sums up what National Rifle Association supporters think of YETI, the maker of spendy coolers that we’re pretty …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Florida Bar seeks early win in traffic ticket firm case

The Florida Bar is asking the state’s Supreme Court to give it the “W” in a case against an upstart Miami …

The CRC’s Brecht Heuchan defends ‘grouping’ in proposals sent to voters

Florida’s 39-member Constitution Revision Commission is catching flak for “grouping” items among the eight proposals it has voted to place …

Fundraiser for Heather Fitzenhagen set for May 3

Republican Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen will hold a fundraiser benefitting her House District 78 campaign May 3 in Fort Myers. The …

Personnel note: Patti Brigham takes over League of Women Voters of Florida

Patricia “Patti” Brigham is the new president of The League of Women Voters of Florida, the organization announced Friday. Outgoing …
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