Keith Morelli
DeSantis Thursday, June 17, discussing red tide research. Image via Twitter.

Keith MorelliJuly 6, 2016
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An administrative law judge in Tallahassee today began hearing testimony in a petition by a Gainesville nursery that was bypassed in April’s medical marijuana grower lottery when the state awarded the coveted contract to a competitor. The Florida Department of Health’s Office of Compassionate Use chose a handful of agribusinesses to grow, process and dispense […]

Keith MorelliJuly 5, 2016
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As the 2016 election season swings into fifth gear with politicians and committees filling treasuries with contributions, this was the total collected in June by the leading special interest group opposed to legalizing medical marijuana in Florida: $00.00. After tallying more than half-million dollars in May, all but $1,000 from a single donor, Mel Sembler, […]

Keith MorelliJune 30, 2016
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A multi-agency partnership, along with the help of U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, secured a $3.8 million grant from the federal government to develop training in the University Area of North Tampa, providing education specifically for technology-related jobs. This week Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Tom Perez announced the award of 39 TechHire Partnership Grants across […]


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