Tag: H. Lee Moffitt
Boxes stand next vials of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the pharmacy of National Jewish Hospital for distribution in Denver. Image via AP.

Drew WilsonAugust 13, 2018
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Agriculture Commissioner candidate Denise Grimsley got the nod from a large contingency of her colleagues in the Florida Legislature Monday, adding another 32 backers just days after she announced three dozen endorsements from local elected officials from all corners of the Sunshine State. Grimsley, a Sebring Republican, has been a member of the state Legislature […]

Rosanne DunkelbergerFebruary 7, 2017
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With former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden sick at home, wife Cindy Gruden stepped in to stump for Moffitt Cancer Center‘s request for increased funding at the Capitol. Gruden was one of more than 75 representatives of the Moffitt Cancer Center, who came by bus and bicycle — doctors, patients, caregivers, community leaders, and researchers — […]

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Summertime is here — well, unofficially. While Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces, the holiday also marks the unofficial start of summer. That means baseball games and cookouts; road trips to the state’s theme parks; and a plethora of tourists visiting restaurants, beaches and hotels. […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 14, 2016
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We liked this lead so much from last week, we’re recycling it: With halftime in the 60-day 2016 Legislative Session on Wednesday, “the theme so far is like a line from a Frankie Valli song: ‘… so close/And yet so far.’ “ With budget votes in each chamber and conference ready to begin, about $1 billion still separates […]

Ryan RayAugust 11, 2015
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Adams & Reese – the one-man lobby shop piloted by former Florida House Speaker H. Lee Moffitt – took in a healthy sum from its governmental relations work last quarter: some $120,000, according to estimates based on recently submitted compensation reports. As you might expect from a former presiding officer in the Legislature, around $90,000 of that […]

Ryan RayMarch 24, 2015
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Rep. Bryan Avila faced pointed scrutiny in the House Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee on Tuesday, as he shepherded a bill that would circumscribe the way cities and local governments can use red-light cameras to detect traffic infractions at intersections. HB 7071 seeks to limit the amount of infraction-based revenue cities get to spend on […]

Ryan RayFebruary 17, 2015
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This morning in the Capitol rotunda, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam stood with Moffitt President and CEO Alan F. List to announce the department’s largest private-sector partnership to promote what they call “Living Healthy in Florida,” an initiative to increase awareness of the importance of being physically active, eating fruits and vegetables, and avoiding carcinogens. “This new partnership underscores the […]

Ryan RayFebruary 17, 2015
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This morning in the Capitol rotunda, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam stood with Moffitt President and CEO Alan F. List to announce the department’s largest private-sector partnership to promote what they call “Living Healthy in Florida,” an initiative to increase awareness of the importance of being physically active, eating fruits and vegetables, and avoiding carcinogens. “This new partnership underscores the […]


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