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Fall-Guy Rick Scott to Florida Counties: Do Not Limit Access to Beaches

July 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Signs like this aren't allowed in Walton County anymore, but Walton is Ground Zero for HB 631 turmoil

In an executive order issued Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott called on counties not to limit the public's access to beaches, and he directed the Department of Environmental Protection to make sure it happens.

D.C.-Based Dark Money Group Spending Big to Topple Buchanan and Mast

July 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Vern Buchanan and Brian Mast

Who is behind the well-financed political committee Floridians for a Fair Shake (FFFS)? 

Matt Caldwell to Bullsugar: I Don't Deal with Hate Groups

July 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Matt Caldwell

Republican agriculture commissioner candidate Matt Caldwell sure got my attention Friday when he told "hate group" what they could do with their "candidate questionnaire."

Hispanic Support for Bill Nelson Is Slipping Away

July 7, 2018 - 6:00am

If Bill Nelson didn't know he was in trouble before, he did when his campaign added up the depressing figures coming to light involving Hispanic voter preferences. Especially those reported this week in the National Journal.  

Puerto Ricans at the Sunshine Summit: The Story You Never Heard

July 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Media witnessed RPOF's gift, wrote nothing

It's just a little story and I might not have felt the need to tell it if any of the mainstream media who witnessed it had written about it or filmed it -- if for no other reason than to balance their liberal-biased stories about last week's Sunshine Summit.

Best State to Start a Business in? Florida Still Has Work to Do

July 3, 2018 - 6:00am

Democrats who claim Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature give businesses too many breaks might want to reconsider. 

GOP Debate Audience Shared Their Impressions Afterward

June 29, 2018 - 8:15am

Republicans who bought a ticket to the first Ron DeSantis-Adam Putnam GOP gubernatorial debate -- among the Florida party's most committed members --  said afterward they weren't sorry they did. The Sunshine Summit had provided them the opportunity of a lifetime. But many also insisted the questions from FOX News during the nationally televised debate should have focused more on Florida issues.

Rick Scott's Refusal to Take Stimulus Money for a Train in 2011 Was His Finest Hour

June 27, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick Scott

Florida Democratic Party officials wouldn't acknowledge a Rick Scott triumph if it body-slammed them off the ropes on UFC Fight Night.

Key Rubio Everglades Restoration Amendments Pass with Minibus Appropriations Bill

June 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

By an 86-5 vote, the Senate passed the Minibus Appropriations bill, H.R. 5895 -- the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2019 -- at 6 p.m. Monday. And with it are two of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's amendments, both necessary to ensure the Everglades restoration plan will continue to be implemented, and implemented according to "the will of the Florida delegation."

Sunshine Summit Razzle-Dazzle Ready to Light Up Florida Republicans

June 23, 2018 - 9:45am
David Webb, Kayleigh McEnany, Dinesh D'Souza and Stephen Moore

Whoever said midterm elections lack enthusiasm hasn't been following the progress of the Florida Sunshine Summit. The Summit is the election season's main event -- its heart and soul, the excitement generator for Republican leadership across the state clear up until Aug. 28. And it all happens Thursday and Friday.



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