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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. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's, Ted Deutch's Bill Helping Jordan Passes House Without Opposition

February 6, 2018 - 3:45pm
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Deutch

The two South Florida congressional representatives who lead the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee scored a win this week as the House passed a measure to help Jordan battle terrorism without opposition. 

Gwen Graham, Philip Levine Running Tight in Democratic Gubernatorial Primary

February 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Philip Levine, Gwen Graham and Andrew Gillum

Gwen Graham and Philip Levine are running neck and neck in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, a new poll shows. 

Adam Putnam Hears Ron DeSantis' Footsteps in New Poll

February 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis, Adam Putnam and Richard Corcoran

While he hasn’t been running for governor for long, Ron DeSantis is closing on Adam Putnam in the Republican primary to replace term limited Rick Scott, a new poll shows. 

Consider Gambling Compact Discussions Officially Reopened

February 5, 2018 - 6:00am

Incoming Senate President Bill Galvano, a long-time gambling expansion supporter, and incoming House Speaker Jose Oliva met Thursday with Seminole Gaming CEO Jim Allen, Seminole Tribe Council Chairman Marcellus Osceola, and Tribal General Counsel Jim Shore to “[reopen] lines of communication” regarding a gambling plan that involves the Seminoles’ casino operations in the state.

Bill Posey Makes His Case to Simplify Taxes for Seniors

February 3, 2018 - 6:00am
Bill Posey

This week, Florida Republican Congressman Bill Posey doubled down on his efforts to help streamline federal taxes for senior citizens living on fixed incomes.


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