Tag: Sen. Don Gaetz
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Peter SchorschMarch 27, 2016

Another year passes, and another Rick Scott Chief of Staff is out the door. The Governor’s office announced last week that Kim McDougal will succeed Melissa Sellers in the top staff position, making McDougal Scott’s fifth CoS in six years. Which makes us wonder: Where are they now? Mike Prendergast, a retired Army colonel, moved over to become Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, […]

Peter SchorschMarch 10, 2016

State Rep. Matt Gaetz, the conservative firebrand from northwest Florida, is aggressively exploring a run for Congress, three sources with deep ties to the Panhandle tell Florida Politics. Gaetz, a Fort Walton Beach Republican, is eyeing the 1st Congressional District seat now held by U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller. The eight-term Florida Republican on Thursday announced […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 16, 2016

The Florida Senate Health Policy Committee today will decide Dr. John Armstrong’s fate as a group of bipartisan senators confront Florida’s surgeon general with tough questions that include his absent leadership on HIV/AIDS. Florida leads the nation with the highest rate of new HIV infections. Like that of President Ronald Reagan’s shameful legacy of refusing […]


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