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Jacob OglesFebruary 26, 2019
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5min157
Count the full weight of the Tampa Bay legislative delegation when measuring support for a red tide institute at Mote Marine Laboratory. The legislative delegation, led by Senate President Bill Galvano, met at the Sarasota scientific facility Tuesday. There, the 25 members unanimously endorsed delivering $3 million over the next five years for a red […]

Scott PowersDecember 5, 2017
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7min299
Note: An earlier version of this story inaccurately reported the vote of state Rep. Chris Latvala. After facing down Democrats’ harsh questioning of the bill’s intentions, a Florida House committee voted nearly along party lines Tuesday to approve a measure to require most public employees’ unions to meet a dues-paying threshold or face recertification. The […]

Scott PowersMarch 13, 2017
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6min189
The dramatic rise in threats and incidents aimed at Jewish community centers and day schools has led to a proposed $1.5 million request to the state for security measures that include installation of bullet-proof glass at Jewish schools around Florida, and a Florida House subcommittee overwhelmingly approved Monday. “There has been a dramatic rise in […]


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