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Andrew Gillum

Andrew Gillum announces details for Orlando town hall

Central Floridians won’t get to see a gubernatorial debate Tuesday, but they can still hear directly from at least one …
Jeremy Matlow

Jeremy Matlow releases second ad for Tallahassee Commission bid

Jeremy Matlow, one of five candidates running for Seat 3 on the Tallahassee City Commission, released his second video ad …

Ron DeSantis unleashes on Adam Putnam ahead of $12M ad buy

On Saturday morning, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis made his pitch for the GOP nomination for Governor in a familiar place: Sawgrass …

Court backs mobile home association in blasting damage

An appeals court Friday upheld a ruling that a mining company should pay for damage that blasting caused to a …

Injured worker loses appeal on positive drug test

A divided appeals court Friday upheld a decision to deny workers’ compensation insurance benefits to a hospital housekeeper who tested …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Personnel note: Ben Gibson joins Shutts & Bowen

Ben Gibson, a former lawyer to Gov. Rick Scott, has joined Shutts & Bowen as a partner in its Business Litigation …

25 state lawmakers re-elected without opposition

A noon Friday deadline to make the ballot for a state legislative seat has come and gone, and 25 incumbent …

Turkey re-ups Ballard Partners lobbying contract

Ballard Partners added a load of lobbying clients after an expansion to Washington D.C. last year; one of the biggest …

John McKay says ‘no thanks’ to Citizens board chair

John McKay, a former Florida Senate President who serves on the Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Board of Governors, said Thursday he was …
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