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Florida DEO Releases Five Year Economic Plan

August 6, 2018 - 10:15am
Cissy Proctor

At the end of last week, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) released its “Florida Strategic Plan for Economic Development” report to help grow the Sunshine State’s economy. 

CARE FL Releases 2018 Candidate Report Card on Rail Expansion

August 3, 2018 - 6:00am

A group vehemently opposed to Florida’s cross-state rail expansion from Orlando to Miami graded state lawmakers on their position to All Aboard Florida/Brightline in a report released this week. 

Florida GOP AG Candidates Showcase Support from Conservatives

August 2, 2018 - 12:15pm
Ashley Moody and Frank White

With less than a month to go until the primary, the two candidates battling for the Republican nomination to be Florida’s next attorney general unveiled more endorsements on Thursday. 

Governor Hit the Road to Set a Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Mood

August 2, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick and Ann Scott at LR Uniforms in Miami

Gov. Rick Scott was in Miami with First Lady Ann Scott and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera on Wednesday to visit LR Uniforms and highlight the back-to-school sales tax holiday set to begin Friday, Aug. 3 and end at the close of business Sunday, Aug. 5.

Bernie Sanders Endorses Andrew Gillum for Governor

August 1, 2018 - 9:45am
Bernie Sanders and Andrew Gillum

With less than a month to go until the Democratic gubernatorial primary, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum reeled in a major endorsement on Wednesday as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., backed him. 

Sanders, a socialist who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 and who has opened the door to another bid in 2020, threw his support to Gillum on Wednesday morning. 

FAA Sending $4.2 Million to Orlando Sanford International Airport

July 31, 2018 - 3:00pm

The federal government is sending more than $4 million to help expand and improve  Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB).

Florida Family Action Releases Scorecard on State Legislators

Ron DeSantis, Adam Putnam Promise Not to Raise Taxes if Elected Governor

July 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Ron DeSantis, Grover Norquist and Adam Putnam

The two leading Republican gubernatorial candidates in Florida--U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam--have signed a pledge from Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) promising not to raise taxes. 

Charlie Crist's, Mike Johnson's Bill Protecting Israel From Drone Attacks Clears the House

July 30, 2018 - 6:00am
Charlie Crist and Mike Johnson

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., got his proposal offering U.S. support for defending Israel from drone attacks across the finish line in the U.S. House. 

House Passes VA Medical Waste Reform from Jeff Denham, Charlie Crist

July 27, 2018 - 10:15am
Jeff Denham and Charlie Crist

This week, a congressman from Florida helped get a bill having the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) install on-site medical waste treatment systems in its facilities through the U.S. House. 



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