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Scott Convenes Leaders to Work on Solutions to Keep Florida Students Safe

February 19, 2018 - 3:30pm

Gov. Rick Scott has organized state and local leaders to meet Tuesday for workshops at the Florida Department of Education (DOE), the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Florida Sheriffs Association.

Darren Soto, Mike Bost Team Up on Soil Quality Bill

February 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Darren Soto and Mike Bost

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is teaming up with U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., to allow more experts, including Certified Crop Advisors and Certified Agronomists, to act as Technical Service Providers for nutrient management.

Pointing to Rob Porter, Stephanie Murphy Wants to Limit Access to Highly Sensitive Intelligence

February 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Stephanie Murphy and Rob Porter

In the aftermath of the director of National Intelligence saying that staffers with interim security clearance--such as former White House aide Rob Porter who is facing accusations of domestic abuse--should not have access to classified information, a member of the Florida delegation introduced a bill to remove that access.

Virgin Voyages, Lockheed Martin Adding 800 Jobs to Florida

February 14, 2018 - 5:15pm
Rick Scott and Richard Branson

Two global brands are expanding their footprint in the Sunshine State, bringing more than 800 jobs to Florida.

AAF/Brightline Opponents File Federal Suit to Stop USDOT's 'Illegal' Rail Decisions

February 14, 2018 - 6:00am

Indian River County, Martin County and Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida (CARE FL) filed a joint complaint in Washington, D.C. Tuesday afternoon against the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

SFWMD Parcel Swap with USFWS Keeps Everglades Restoration Strategies on Target

February 13, 2018 - 12:45pm
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) have finalized an agreement to exchange two parcels of land near the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in western Palm Beach County. 

Stakes are High in Special Election for Open House Seat in Sarasota County

February 13, 2018 - 6:00am
James Buchanan and Margaret Good

All eyes will be on Sarasota County on Tuesday night as Republican James Buchanan looks to keep a state House seat in the GOP column in a special election.

Floridians Feeling Good About State's Economy, Quality of Life

February 8, 2018 - 6:00pm

Floridians are feeling good about where the Sunshine State is headed, a new poll finds. 

Stephanie Murphy, Carlos Curbelo Team Up to Help Military Personnel Move Into Civilian Workforce

February 7, 2018 - 5:15pm
Stephanie Murphy and Carlos Curbelo

This week, two members of the Florida congressional delegation--Republican Carlos Curbelo and Democrat Stephanie Murphy--teamed up on a bill to help active duty personnel leaving the military enter the civilian workforce. 

Bill Nelson, Rick Scott Running Close in New Senate Poll

February 7, 2018 - 6:00am

The contest between Bill Nelson and Rick Scott is very close, a new poll shows. 

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