Florida Politics

Andrew Gillum touring college campuses

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum announced he’s heading back to campus, with an 12-school “back to school” tour of college …

Ashley Moody endorsed by 10th Circuit State Attorney

State Attorney Brian Haas said Friday that Republican Ashley Moody is his pick to replace termed-out Attorney General Pam Bondi. …

Andrew Gillum criticizes Adam Putnam’s ignorance of Old Capitol monument

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum showed up on the Sunday edition of MSNBC’s AM Joy to give his two cents …

Vern Buchanan’s hearing aids bill signed into law

President Donald Trump has signed legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan that will make hearing aids more affordable for millions …

Paint companies, radio employees paint over racist slur

Two paint companies volunteered their services for free to paint over the exterior of a Florida home belonging to an …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Tripp Scott could earn $225K in Q2

Tripp Scott PA’s work on behalf of charter schools this legislative session likely helped boost the bottom line. The firm’s …

Pete Antonacci takes cues from Rick Scott, Enterprise Florida board

Expect little change in direction of the state’s business-recruitment agency under its new management. Pete Antonacci, a former general counsel …

Perry Thurston files bill to put Mary McLeod Bethune’s statue in Capitol

Democratic state Sen. Perry Thurston has filed legislation to make historic educator Mary McLeod Bethune the replacement for Confederate Army Gen. …

Personnel note: Richard Reeves departs GrayRobinson to start own firm

Richard Reeves, a veteran lobbyist who founded his own firm before joining another that merged with GrayRobinson last year, now is …
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