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Joe Negron to Leave Florida Senate After November

May 2, 2018 - 3:30pm
Sen. Joe Negron

State Senate President Joe Negron, R-Palm City, announced on Wednesday that he will resign his seat instead of serving two more years. 

Florida PBA Backs Adam Putnam, Gwen Graham in Gubernatorial Primaries

May 2, 2018 - 1:15pm
Adam Putnam and Gwen Graham

The Florida Police Benevolent Association (PBA), which represents more than 28,000 law enforcement and correctional officers across the Sunshine State, announced its endorsements in the gubernatorial race on Wednesday. 

Law Enforcement Takes Sides in GOP Agriculture Primary

May 2, 2018 - 11:15am
Matt Caldwell and Denise Grimsley

Two of the top Republicans running to replace term-limited Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam unveiled the support of law enforcement personnel this week. 

Joe Negron Passes on AG Bid, Backs Ashley Moody

May 1, 2018 - 9:15am
Joe Negron and Ashley Moody

State Senate President Joe Negron, R-Palm City, ended speculation that he would run for attorney general on Tuesday as he endorsed former Judge Ashley Moody to replace Attorney General Pam Bondi who is term limited. 

Alan Grayson Taking on Darren Soto

May 1, 2018 - 9:00am
Alan Grayson and Darren Soto

Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., is looking to get back to Congress and is challenging U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., in the Democratic primary. 

Florida Delegation Wants 500 More Customs and Border Protection Officers Across State

April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle representing Florida on Capitol Hill are calling for more Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers to man airports and seaports across the Sunshine State. 

Kathy Castor, Congressional Soccer Caucus Get Resolution for U.S. to Host World Cup in 2026 Through the House

April 25, 2018 - 6:30pm
Kathy Castor

A resolution championed by a Florida congresswoman for the U.S., Canada and Mexico to host the World Cup in 2026 passed the U.S. House overwhelmingly this week. 

Bill Nelson, Marco Rubio Team Up to Help Homeless Veterans

April 25, 2018 - 11:15am

Florida’s two U.S. senators--Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio--teamed up on Wednesday, unveiling a proposal to help homeless veterans. 

Marco Rubio Joins Senate Effort to Help U.S. Allies in Asia

April 24, 2018 - 5:15pm
Marco Rubio

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is hoping to focus more American attention in Asia, including supporting allies in the region. 

$1 Million Federal Grant Will Help FDLE Defray Parkland First Responder Costs

April 24, 2018 - 6:00am

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement received word Monday from the federal Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) that it has been awarded a $1 million grant to pay salary and overtime expenses for first responders who went to the scene of the deadly school shootings in Parkland Feb. 14.



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