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Charges filed in alleged insurance fraud scheme involving AOB agreements

A contractor is facing charges in an alleged $140,000 assignment of benefits scam that targeted 19 homeowners. The Florida Bureau …

Jeb Bush decries ‘heartless’ migrant family separation policy, highlights split between GOP electeds

On Monday, criticism of President Donald Trump‘s policy of migrant family separation at the Mexican border poured in, finally, from Republicans. …

#FlaPol in Review: A weekend roundup

Father’s Day greetings and discussions of the Donald Trump administration’s practice of separating migrant children from their parents crowded Florida’s …
Sean Shaw

Poll: Sean Shaw leads Ashley Moody, Frank White in Attorney General race

A new poll of the Attorney General race shows Tampa Democratic Rep. Sean Shaw leading his top Republican rivals in …

New Rick Scott attack ad bashes ‘negative’ Bill Nelson

Gov. Rick Scott‘s U.S. Senate campaign has dropped another television commercial attacking incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. This time, …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

North Florida lawmakers draw re-election challengers as qualifying begins

New candidates filed Monday for three Republican-held seats in the state Legislature. In Senate District 2, Fort Walton Beach Democrat Mary …
Kelli Stargel

Florida retailers endorse Kelli Stargel for re-election

Florida retailers are endorsing Lakeland Republican Sen. Kelli Stargel’s re-election for Senate District 22. Florida Retail Federation President/CEO R. Scott Shalley …

Margaret Good, Michael Greico, Tom Leek top House money chase in May

Top fundraisers in May for state House campaigns were a combination of newcomers and incumbent lawmakers, according to newly filed …

Kelli Stargel, Annette Taddeo rake in cash in May

Six Senate candidates raised more than $40,000 for their campaign accounts in May, including four incumbents trying to defend seats …
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