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Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis Running Close in New Poll

September 4, 2018 - 3:15pm
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis

A new poll shows a close contest between U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum in the race to replace term limited Gov. Rick Scott in Florida. 

Marco Rubio Wants Jimmy Patronis to Stay as Florida CFO

September 4, 2018 - 9:45am
Marco Rubio and Jimmy Patronis

On Tuesday, with voters turning their attention to the general election after last week’s primary, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., announced his endorsement of state CFO Jimmy Patronis.

FAA Sending Another $1 Million to Help Sanford International Airport

September 1, 2018 - 6:00am

This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced that more federal money will be heading to Central Florida to help  Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB).

SFWMD Prepares for Labor Day Weekend Flooding

August 31, 2018 - 6:00am

It looks like a soggy Labor Day weekend ahead in South Florida thanks to a tropical wave now approaching the state. Already the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has moved into action, preparing the regional flood control system to handle heavy local rainfall.

Rick Scott Showcases More than $300 Million to Help Cancer Centers Across Florida

August 30, 2018 - 1:30pm
Rick Scott

At an event at Moffitt Cancer Center on Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott showcased the state’s investments in fighting cancer in recent years. 

Volunteer Florida Announces $24.3 Million in Funding for Florida

August 27, 2018 - 11:15am

On Monday , Volunteer Florida CEO David Mica, Jr., announced that Volunteer Florida received $24.3 million in funding to administer 38 AmeriCorps programs throughout Florida in 2018-2019. The funding includes $12,396,359 in federal grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service and $11,932,832 in local match.  

Red Tide and Blue-Green Algae: Rubio Views the Twin Terrors in Captiva

August 25, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio in Captiva

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, who spent much of Friday in Captiva surveying area damage from blue-green algae and red tide, afterward moderated a roundtable discussion with local officials to discuss water quality issues and the local economic impacts of the devastating algal outbreaks.

Gov. Scott Sets the Record Straight with Elections Supervisors but Urges Alertness

August 23, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick Scott

In an effort to make certain all appropriate officials are clear, Gov. Rick Scott sent a letter to Florida’s locally-elected supervisors of elections on Wednesday highlighting the state’s partnership with them. 

Scott Announces Another $3 Million for Counties Impacted by Red Tide

August 23, 2018 - 6:00am
Red tide snook casualty on Bradenton Beach

Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will provide an additional $3 million in grant funding to assist local communities impacted by red tide. 

Rick Scott Holds the Lead Over Bill Nelson in New FAU Poll

August 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
Rick Scott and Bill Nelson

Gov. Rick Scott continues to build his lead over U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate contests in the nation. 

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