IRS to the rescue? Tax audits eyed for infrastructure cash

The question is how big the tax gap really is — and how much it can realistically be closed.
0 10min

Witnesses recall Matt Gaetz snorting cocaine with escort after GOP fundraiser

The woman who accompanied Gaetz that night has significant ties to former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg.
0 7min

Publix to no longer require masks for vaccinated customers, employees

Individuals who are not fully vaccinated are still required to use face coverings inside Publix stores.
0 3min

Legislative, Influence & Policy


Gov. DeSantis appoints three to Citizens Property Insurance Board of Governors

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation is a not-for-profit alternative insurer.
0 2min

Fiona McFarland on her forward-thinking legislation that passed — and some that didn’t

Fiona McFarland said she expects the failed data privacy bill to come back next Session.
0 7min

MDW Communications snags five Reed Awards for campaign work

MDW won awards for campaign websites, direct mail ads and fundraising emails.
0 2min

Tax relief package with ‘Freedom Week,’ Moffitt boost heads to Gov. DeSantis’ desk

The tax holiday would cover sporting, live music and other outdoor events.
0 5min

Amid pipeline hack fallout, Gary Farmer renews push to set up strategic fuel reserve

Such a reserve could help the state navigate hurricanes and other disasters.
0 6min

Special Session


Place your bets! Travis Hutson files nine Senate gaming bills for Special Session

All-night card rooms and slot machines and legal fantasy sports betting could become a reality.
0 9min

This time, polling finds strong voter support for Seminole Compact

Floridians really like the deal when they hear about economic possibilities.
1 6min

Nick Duran ‘optimistic’ about new gaming deal, but questions remain

Duran sent a letter to the House Speaker questioning whether the state could secure more funds, among other concerns.
0 6min

The many sides of the Seminole Compact

At stake are the fortunes and very futures of whole industries in Florida.
2 17min

Horse breeders want full race slate, but not at their own track

The association wants to run its own card room with minimal race requirements.
1 5min

Rick Kriseman pondering congressional run in CD 13

If he chose to run, Kriseman would be the third Democratic candidate in the race.
3 7min

CD 27 race heats up, even without a Democratic challenger

Maria Elvira Salazar is pursuing earned media at a furious pace as grassroots opposition builds.
0 5min

Manny Diaz hits the ground running with reelection fundraiser at Trump Doral

Diaz is seeking a second term representing Senate District 36.
0 4min

Democrats reach new fundraising deal, with boost for GOP states

DNC will funnel more money to state committees like Florida’s.
0 6min

Poll’s advice to Democrats: defend against charges of socialism

‘These are disgusting and insulting lies and quite ironic,’ Annette Taddeo said.
11 4min

‘Underdog’ Ron DeSantis revels in Newsmax showcase

Sean Spicer spent an hour with the Governor in the Villages.
3 7min

Gaetzgate


Witnesses recall Matt Gaetz snorting cocaine with escort after GOP fundraiser

The woman who accompanied Gaetz that night has significant ties to former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg.
0 7min

Matt Gaetz headed to Ohio as ‘wingman’ Joel Greenberg cuts plea deal

Things back home aren’t looking quite so celebratory for the Congressman.
2 5min


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    Communities



    FSU eyes candidates to replace John Thrasher

    Resistance to Richard Corcoran, grassroots support for Sean Pittman, and more.
    0 8min

    Conflict of interest questions raised in FSU search

    Concerns center on Corcoran’s seat on the SUS Board of Governors.
    0 5min

    FSU faces lawsuit over campus closure

    The lawsuit says students were short-changed when they had to take classes remotely.
    0 2min

    FPL opens fifth solar energy facility in DeSoto County

    DeSoto is now the county with the most FPL solar energy centers in Florida.
    1 4min

    Circuit judge to face reprimand at high court

    The reprimand centers on Circuit Judge Scott Cupp’s election support for Richard Sullivan.
    1 3min

    Presidential


    AP poll: Joe Biden approval buoyed by his pandemic response

    As has been the case throughout the pandemic, there is a wide partisan gap in Americans’ views of pandemic risks.
    1 11min

    After 100 days, Joe Biden’s approval rating is treading water in Florida, trailing national numbers

    Nearly 60% of Floridians do approve of Biden’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, however.
    2 5min

    Adviser suggests Joe Biden still wears mask outside out of habit

    The CDC now says fully vaccinated individuals don’t need to cover their faces unless they’re in a large crowd of strangers.
    0 3min

    North Korea warns U.S. of ‘very grave situation’ over Joe Biden speech

    In his recent address to Congress, Biden said North Korea’s nuclear program was a threat to world security.
    1 7min

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    Federal


    IRS to the rescue? Tax audits eyed for infrastructure cash

    The question is how big the tax gap really is — and how much it can realistically be closed.
    0 10min

    White House brushes aside Rick Scott border complaints as ‘political games’

    The Senator says the Biden administration refuses to address a surge in migrants.
    2 5min

    Gov. DeSantis calls on feds to do more about gas shortage, pipeline hack

    ‘This is a critical infrastructure for our country that was attacked.’
    2 5min

    Marco Rubio, Brian Mast back resolutions recognizing Glioblastoma Awareness Day

    The cancer claimed the life of President Joe Biden’s son, Beau, at just 46 years old.
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