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Thanks in part to strong Powerball and Mega Million jackpots, Florida Lottery sales grew 8 percent to a record $6.7 billion over the past year, according to the state agency. “We had a couple of good jackpots last year,” Lottery Deputy Secretary of Sales Mike Purcell said. “We had a Powerball jackpot of about $700 […]

Danny McAuliffeJune 5, 2018

The two Democratic state lawmakers who tried but failed to reconvene the Legislature to increase education funding now are planning a rally for teachers in South Florida. Rep. Shevrin Jones, a West Park Democrat, and Miami Democratic Rep. Nicholas Duran announced Tuesday that they’re putting together the “Red For Education Teacher Rally.” It will be […]


With Republicans lining up in opposition, a Democratic attempt to spur a Special Legislative Session on education funding appeared dead Tuesday. After a request by Democrats triggered the process, lawmakers are being polled this week about whether they want to hold a Special Session. Three-fifths of the members of each Republican-dominated chamber must support the […]


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