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Gillum: Democrats Can't 'Camp Out' in South Florida

May 31, 2017 - 6:00pm
Andrew Gillum

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a Democratic gubernatorial hopeful, says he won't emulate the campaign strategy he ascribes to his party's past two candidates for governor.

State Focuses on Renewed Zika Threat

May 30, 2017 - 5:30pm

Florida's largely dry conditions, which might appear to be more conducive to wildfires, shouldn't be seen as a reason to reduce vigilance in preventing the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

Noah Valenstein Emerges for DEP Secretary Job

May 17, 2017 - 5:30pm
Noah Valenstein

Noah Valenstein, an architect of Gov. Rick Scott's conservation platform during the 2014 election, will be the only applicant who will be interviewed next week to become the state's environmental secretary.

Scott Blasts Budget as Tourism Numbers Rise

May 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott continued Monday to criticize legislative budget-slashing of the state's tourism marketing as he announced a record-setting quarter of visitors to Florida.

Rick Scott: Florida's Out of the Economic Development Game

May 9, 2017 - 5:15pm
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday that Florida won't be in the “game for economic development” after lawmakers rejected his proposals for spending on business incentives and tourism marketing.

Negron's Reservoir Priority on Its Way to the Governor

May 2, 2017 - 8:00pm
Lake Okeechobee

Florida could bond up to $800 million --- two-thirds the amount previously sought by the Senate --- to speed construction of a reservoir intended to help clean South Florida waterways, under a compromise measure heading to Gov. Rick Scott.

Tax Cuts Move Forward in the Senate

May 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

A proposed property-tax break that would go before voters next year and a slimmed-down tax cut package, both tied to ongoing budget negotiations, got key approvals Monday in the Republican-dominated Senate.

House Takes Aim at 'Liquor Wall'

April 25, 2017 - 8:00pm

A heavily lobbied measure that would remove a Depression-era "wall" separating the sale of liquor and groceries was positioned --- after more than two hours of discussion Tuesday --- for a final House vote as soon as Wednesday.

House Seeks 'Florida Forever' Changes

April 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

More money would be set aside for land conservation under a House bill rolled out Monday, with some environmentalists contending the proposal could hinder Senate President Joe Negron's push to speed construction of a water-cleaning reservoir in the Everglades.

House Tees up No-Fault Insurance Repeal

April 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

A move to repeal Florida's no-fault auto insurance system could receive approval Wednesday from the House, though it remains unclear whether lawmakers can agree on the issue before the scheduled May 5 end of the legislative session.

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