Florida Politics

Ron DeSantis, Sheriffs hammer Andrew Gillum’s Dream Defenders ties

Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis took a page from the book of his dispatched primary rival Tuesday, with an early morning …

Another lead: Andrew Gillum up 5 points in new FAU poll

A new survey of Florida’s Governor’s race is giving Democrat Andrew Gillum a 5-point lead on Republican Ron DeSantis. Gillum garnered …

FBI provided ‘Hamilton’ ticket to Andrew Gillum, subpoena suggests

Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum might have accepted tickets to the “Hamilton” musical from an undercover FBI agent during …

Actually, yes, Andrew Gillum signed a Dream Defenders pledge

It shocked no one when Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis at Sunday night’s CNN debate raised the issue of a Dream …

Republican Party ad slams Sean Shaw as ‘unqualified’

The Republican Party of Florida on Tuesday released a tough ad that Democratic Attorney General candidate Sean Shaw is “unqualified” for the job. The …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Jimmy Patronis: Banks need to give a break to hurricane victims

Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis urged financial institutions on Tuesday to waive late fees and charges for using ATMs in the …
endorsements

Florida Retailers endorse five fresh faces for Florida Senate

The Florida Retail Federation on Tuesday endorsed five non-incumbent Republicans running for Florida Senate seats in November’s elections, including one who is …
DeSantis Florida Chamber

Workforce quality tops small biz agenda in Florida Chamber survey

Florida’s small businesses are most concerned about the quality of the state’s workforce as voters prepare to pick their next …

The money race: Ed Hooper double-plus over Amanda Murphy

Republican Ed Hooper continues to out-raise his Democratic opponent, Amanda Murphy, in the battle to replace former state Sen. Jack …

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Sugar farmers label Bullsugar a ‘radical hate group’

Citing threats of violence and ongoing law enforcement investigations, the Florida Sugarcane Farmers are now calling the anti-sugar grassroots organization …