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Ashley Moody Pulls Past Sean Shaw, Succeeds Bondi as Attorney General

November 6, 2018 - 10:30pm

Former Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Ashley Moody will replace her friend, term-limited Attorney General Pam Bondi, as the state’s next top lawyer.

DeSantis Has Record $2.67 Million in Matching Funds

November 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
Ron DeSantis

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis became the biggest one-year recipient of state matching funds as he received another large check leading up to Tuesday’s election.

DeSantis received a check for $363,575 on Friday, bringing to $2.67 million his total from the program, which provides matches for individual contributions of $250 or less to statewide candidates’ campaigns.

Big-Money Florida Congressional Races the Whole Nation Is Watching

November 2, 2018 - 1:45pm

Races in seven Florida congressional districts continue to draw national attention as Democrats and Republicans battle for control of the U.S. House in Tuesday’s elections.

Backroom Briefing: Transition for New Governor 'Can't Wait'

November 1, 2018 - 2:30pm
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis

Time will fly for the next governor to get a new administration up and running between Tuesday’s election and the Jan. 8 inauguration.

At least that’s the message Florida TaxWatch is trying to send to Republican nominee Ron DeSantis and Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum.

Visit Florida Ready to Spend Big on Tourism Marketing after Hurricane, Red Tide

October 31, 2018 - 6:00am

The state’s tourism-marketing arm wants to send a message to potential visitors: Hurricane damage and fish-killing red tide don’t cover all of the Sunshine State.

Backroom Briefing: NRA Lobbyist Fires Back at Fried

October 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Marion Hammer

National Rifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer this week sent out a blistering critique of Democratic agriculture-commissioner candidate Nikki Fried, who opened October by saying she would curtail Hammer’s access to the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Citrus Agency Gets Boost from Bigger Crop

October 25, 2018 - 6:00am

With projections that more oranges and grapefruits will be produced in Florida over the next nine months, the state Department of Citrus got a slightly bigger budget Wednesday.

Storm-Damaged Counties to Weigh Needs for BP Money

October 24, 2018 - 6:00am

Northwest Florida counties digging out and starting to rebuild after Hurricane Michael will be asked to reevaluate their priority lists for BP oil-spill money.

Judge Clears Way for Challenges to Gun Law

October 23, 2018 - 6:15pm

A circuit judge has given a boost to more than 30 local governments challenging a 2011 state law that threatens stiff penalties for city or county officials who approve gun restrictions.

Early Voting Off and Running in Nearly Half of Florida's Counties

October 23, 2018 - 6:00am

With nearly 1 million votes already cast by mail for the Nov. 6 general election, early voting got underway Monday in almost half of the state’s counties, including three recently ravaged by Hurricane Michael.




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