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Parkland students on Texas: They’re part of this now

Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, are expressing outrage and heartbreak after authorities said a student killed 10 …

Gwen Graham vows to get housing money into communities

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham accused the Republican-led Florida government of neglecting the needs of affordable housing and vowed to …

State files to block effect of ‘home grow’ ruling

The state’s Department of Health says a trial court made an “erroneous conclusion” that Tampa strip club mogul Joe Redner “has a constitutional right …

‘Thin blue line’ to be honored at The Capitol

Current and former law enforcement officers from all over Florida will be honored Saturday at the Law Enforcement Officers’ Hall of Fame …

Report says changes will increase health premiums

Premiums for health insurance plans sold on the federal marketplace are expected to increase by nearly 16.9 percent in Florida …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Amy Hass UF

Personnel note: UF makes interim VP permanent

After a year in the job, Amy Hass lost the “interim” tag and is now the University of Florida’s vice …

Newly elected lawmakers eligible for pay — despite not casting a vote

State Rep. Javier Fernandez, a Miami Democrat, and Rep. Josie Tomkow, a Polk City Republican, most likely will never cast …
Manny Diaz Jr.

Miami Lakes mayor endorses Manny Diaz in SD 36

The mayor of Miami Lakes says he’s backing Manny Diaz in the race for Senate District 36. Mayor Manny Cid …
Jason Pizzo

Jason Pizzo earns mayoral endorsements in SD 38 race

Former prosecutor Jason Pizzo announced he’s receiving support from several Miami-Dade County mayors in his race to challenge incumbent state …
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