Presidential


Joe Biden ambitions run into reality of Senate’s rules

Biden is so far trying to find the middle ground.
1 10min

Joe Biden lifts Donald Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to U.S.

Trump said he limited green cards to protect American jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
0 7min

Joe Biden to boost pandemic lending to smallest businesses

For a period, only businesses with 20 employees or less can apply for PPP.
0 5min

Snubbed as high court pick, Merrick Garland in line to be AG

Lindsey Graham tweeted that Garland would be a ‘sound choice.’
0 10min

Extreme weather testing Joe Biden’s disaster management skills

At least 59 deaths across the U.S. have been blamed on the blast of unseasonable weather.
0 10min

Legislative, Influence & Policy


In letter to AHCA, EMPOWER Patients says PBM reform could save $100M

The coalition estimates PBMs are pocketing $133 million in taxpayer dollars.
0 3min

VISIT FLORIDA hoping for reemergence in potential heroic role

Could VISIT FLORIDA go from life support to economic savior?
0 8min

Jenna Persons-Mulicka hits the 2021 Session running

‘Environmental issues are extremely critical in terms of our being great stewards of our state …’
0 9min

Florida lawmakers face challenges as 60-day Session begins

More than 2,500 bills have been filed ahead of the 2021 session.
1 9min

Bill would revamp Florida’s PPE preparedness

Legislation allows preliminary PPE agreements for emergencies.
0 3min

Communities



Former Live Oak prosecutor charged with bribery, fraud

The former prosecutor solicited bribes from defense attorneys in exchange for the favorable disposition of charges filed against clients.
0 4min

Joe Gruters files boating bill named for Sarasota boy killed in motorboat accident

Ethan’s Law would regulate the use of kill switches for motorboat engines.
0 3min

JAXPORT plans increased services, expanded property over 5 years

A new master plan seeks to improve and expand service for customers.
0 4min

‘Holy Spirit’ juror drives Corrine Brown appeal push

New judges from Florida seemed sympathetic to former Congresswoman’s case.
0 6min

Sam Garrison draws a Democratic challenger in HD 18

Cornelius Jones of Orange Park entered the race Monday.
1 2min

Latest from Bill Day



Federal


‘Blame Donald Trump’ defense in Capitol riot looks like a long shot

Defendants argue they were following President’s directions.
0 10min

Byron Donalds tells CPAC criminal justice is more than ‘punishment’

Rookie Congressman basks in conservative movement spotlight.
1 3min

‘Blame Trump’ defense in Capitol riot looks like a long shot

While experts say blaming Trump may not get their clients off the hook, it may help at sentencing when they ask the judge for leniency.
0 12min

‘Help is on the way’: Kathy Castor reacts to passage of American Rescue Plan

Tampa would receive about $80 million in relief, and Hillsborough County should expect $285 million in funds from the plan.
0 4min

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote

The COVID-19 relief bill passed on a near party-line 219-212 vote early Saturday.
0 11min

House to vote on $1.9 trillion virus bill

Wage hike just for show in House; Parliamentarian struck it in Senate.
1 7min

CPAC poll: Ron DeSantis top choice without Trump on ballot

Conservatives continue to warm to Florida’s Governor.
1 4min

Rick Scott claims GOP divisions ‘on TV’ don’t exist among voters

Are Republicans unified? Rick Scott says yes, even if TV says no.
3 4min

What’s in an adjective? ‘Democrat Party’ label on the rise

Propelled by conservative media, it also has caught on with far-right elements that were energized by the Trump presidency.
1 15min

Matt Gaetz says Mr. Potato Head was ‘America’s first transgender doll’

Conservatives were outraged with Hasbro attempted to make the iconic toy gender-neutral.
2 3min


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