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Staff ReportsAugust 25, 2016

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has endorsed Mary Thomas, Republican candidate for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District. The campaign announced the endorsement Thursday. “In this critical open-seat race, Mary is the only candidate who stands for less government, lower taxes, and more liberty,” said Paul, a libertarian Republican who dropped out of the race for president […]

Jim RosicaMarch 7, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law a measure that overhauls Florida’s death penalty by requiring that at least 10 out of 12 jurors recommend an execution for it to be ordered. Scott approved the bill (HB 7101) on Monday, according to a statement from his office. Florida previously only required that a majority of jurors […]

Phil AmmannNovember 16, 2015

On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments and four reappointments, including Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, to the Florida Commission on Community Service, otherwise known as Volunteer Florida. Volunteer Florida is the lead state agency for volunteerism and national service, administering $31.7 million in federal, state, and local funding for programs throughout Florida. The agency […]

Drew WilsonOctober 1, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that an Ohio-based logistics company will add 100 jobs and make $560,000 in capital investments in Volusia County. “TQL already employs approximately 450 Floridians and the creation of 100 additional jobs in Daytona Beach is exciting news. Since December 2010, Florida businesses have created more than 940,000 private-sector jobs,” Scott […]


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