Tag: concealed weapons permits
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Scott PowersJuly 24, 2018
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Democratic state Sen. Linda Stewart shredded the Department of Agriculture Inspector General’s report on concerns regarding the state’s concealed weapons permitting program Tuesday, suggested those concerns were tied to the 2016 Pulse slaughter, and renewed her call for an outside investigation. “I am disturbed by an alarming trend among our elected officials to evade responsibility […]

Scott PowersJuly 19, 2018
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam on Thursday dismissed a steady stream of reports raising concerns about his Department of Agriculture’s handling of concealed weapons permits as an extension of the Democrats’ gubernatorial campaign. Speaking to reporters in Winter Park alongside Republican Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Florida’s agriculture commissioner said the reports are purely political […]

Scott PowersJune 8, 2018
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A Tampa Bay Times investigation into an apparent yearlong lapse in national background checks for Florida concealed weapons permits has started a wave of Democrats calling for Republican Agriculture Commissioner and gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam to drop out of the Governor’s race or resign. They were responding to a new report from the Times “Buzz blog” Friday afternoon that said […]


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