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Lively WRAC Meeting Took on Misinformation about EAA Storage Reservoir

December 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Brandon Tucker

The South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) Water Resources Analysis Coalition (WRAC) didn't shy away from controversy Thursday -- in fact, members steered headlong into it, discussing steps the District board took involving the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Storage Reservoir.

DeSantis Introduces Transition Advisory Committee on Health and Wellness

December 7, 2018 - 6:15pm
Alan Levine

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and Lt. Gov.-elect Jeanette Nuñez announced Friday the names of more than 50 advisors who will serve on the Transition Advisory Committee on Health and Wellness. The committee will be chaired by Nuñez and co-chaired by Alan Levine, former secretary of Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration.

Scott Hopes Programs Will Give a Post-Michael Boost to Tourism

December 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Hurricane Michael

Gov. Rick Scott announced the launch of two VISIT FLORIDA Hurricane Michael assistance programs on Friday, both aiming to aid local tourism businesses in the counties included in the FEMA major disaster declaration on Oct. 11. 

Meet Ron DeSantis' Transition Advisory Committee on Education and Workforce Development

December 6, 2018 - 4:30pm

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and Lt. Gov.-elect Jeanette Nuñez announced Thursday the names of more than 40 advisors who will serve on the Transition Advisory Committee on Education and Workforce Development. That body will be co-chaired by state Board of Education Chair Marva Johnson and University of Florida Board of Trustees member Mori Hosseini.

DeSantis Wants Corcoran for Education Commissioner, Moskowitz for Director of Division of Emergency Management

December 6, 2018 - 3:30pm
Richard Corcoran and Jared Moskowitz

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis announced Thursday his recommendation of Richard Corcoran, former speaker of the House of Representatives, to Florida's State Board of Education to serve as the next Florida education commissioner.

Mike Grissom Named Interim President and CEO of Enterprise Florida

December 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
Mike Grissom

The Executive Committee of Enterprise Florida’s Board of Directors announced on Wednesday that Mike Grissom will be the interim President and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI).

Blaise Ingoglia Will Not Run for Third Successful Term as RPOF Chair

December 4, 2018 - 5:30pm
Blaise Ingoglia

Blaise Ingoglia, 47, who lit up the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) with unprecedented achievement in two terms as chairman, announced Tuesday he will not seek a third.

Negron Cements His Relationship with GEO by Starting a New Job for the Private Prison Group

December 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
Joe Negron and GEO's Boca Raton headquarters

Former Florida Senate President Joe Negron has joined politically powerful private-prison giant GEO Group, POLITICO reported Tuesday morning.

DeSantis Announces His Transition Advisory Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture

December 3, 2018 - 5:15pm
Ron DeSantis, Brian Mast and Jeanette Nunez

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis and Lt. Governor-elect Jeanette Nuñez today announced the names of more than 40 advisors who will serve on the Transition Advisory Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture. 

Stephanie Murphy to Lead Blue Dog Coalition in the House

November 28, 2018 - 9:30am
Stephanie Murphy

About to start her second term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., was chosen to lead the Blue Dog Coalition, a caucus of congressional Democrats trying to claim the center.

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