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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.

DeSantis Announces His Inaugural Committee Leadership

November 27, 2018 - 3:30pm
Brian Ballard, Stanley Gaines, and Bill Rubin

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis and incoming First Lady Casey DeSantis announced Tuesday leadership for the 2019 Inaugural Committee.

Florida Crime Falls in the First Half of 2018

November 27, 2018 - 3:15pm

Crime continues to fall across Florida, according to the 2018 Semi-Annual Uniform Crime Report, released Tuesday in Tallahassee. The report shows Florida’s crime volume dropped 8 percent, or 24,564 fewer reported index crimes, compared to the first six months of 2017. 

Shane Strum Named DeSantis' Chief of Staff

November 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
Shane Strum

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis announced Monday the hiring of an old hand at the Governor's Office, former Broward Republican Chairman Shane Strum, as his chief of staff.

Strum, who served as a transition advisor to Governor Rick Scott and as chief of staff to Gov. Charlie Crist, will begin his service to Governor-elect DeSantis and the State of Florida Jan. 8, 2019.

Oliva Calls on the Legislature to Embrace Freedom in All Areas of Responsibility

November 20, 2018 - 5:30pm

Speaker-designate Jose R. Oliva was unanimously elected Tuesday to serve as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives for the 2018-2020 session. Upon election, Oliva delivered the following remarks, as provided by the Speaker's office:

Bill Galvano Sworn in as Florida's 88th Senate President

November 20, 2018 - 2:30pm

Sen. Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, was unanimously elected president of the Florida Senate Tuesday for the 2018-2020 legislative term.

Trump Administration Expands the Cuba Restrictions List

November 15, 2018 - 8:45am

After National Security Advisor John Bolton came to Miami at the start of the month to announced additional restrictions on the Cuban regime, this week, the U.S. State Department expanded the list, adding around 30 new businesses and organizations facing restrictions. 



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