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Oliva Rounds out Key Committee, Subcommittee Leaders

Though House Speaker Jose Oliva announced in November the chairs of his top committees, he waited until late Friday to introduce his subcommittee leaders and their assignments.

Weekly Roundup: Preparing for the Power Shift

December 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott

With the November elections rapidly disappearing in the rearview mirror, Tallahassee this week started to turn to its attention to the future.

Will Lawmakers Address Florida's 'Tremendous Infrastructure Deficits'?

December 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Rob Bradley

Florida Senate leaders said this week they are open to the possibility of borrowing money to pay for infrastructure needs, including education projects.

DeSantis Announces Executive Office of the Governor Senior Team

December 14, 2018 - 3:30pm
James Blair, Adrian Lukis and Helen Aguirre Ferré

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis announced Friday additions to the senior team in the Executive Office of the Governor. 

Mast, Rubio Ask for Help to Pevent the Corps from Delaying EAA Reservoir

December 14, 2018 - 1:45pm
Brian Mast, R.D. James and Marco Rubio

Congressman Brian Mast and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio raised urgent concerns Thursday with the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R. D. James, over an Army Corps of Engineers proposal that would "disregard clear congressional intent" and delay the review of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Post Authorization Change Report (PACR) by more than a year.

Gov. Scott: Our Low Reemployment Tax Rate Earned Florida National Recognition

December 14, 2018 - 12:30pm
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott, hoping to leave office on the same fiscal high note he pursued for the last eight years, announced Friday that Florida businesses will continue to pay the lowest possible rate for reemployment taxes in 2019 -- for the fourth year in a row. And because of that, the state has been recognized with a national award. 

Florida Delegation Helped Shape the Farm Bill

December 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Darren Soto, Francis Rooney and Ted Yoho

This week, both chambers of Congress passed the farm bill which members of the Florida delegation helped shape and sent it to President Donald Trump. 

The Grinch

Backroom Briefing: Past Performance and Future Returns

December 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis campaigned against the influence of Big Sugar, fracking and oil drilling off the state’s coasts, which is why environmentalists are trying to remain optimistic.



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