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Scott Suspends Tolls as Florida Gears Up for Category 5 Hurricane Irma

September 5, 2017 - 5:15pm
Gas lines in Miami   Credit: @ParraV on Twitter

Preparation for one of the most powerful storms to hit Florida in over a decade went into overdrive Tuesday as the state braced itself for intense winds, torrential rainfall and possible mass destruction from Hurricane Irma.

Nick DiCeglie Jumps in GOP Race to Replace Larry Ahern

September 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
Nick DiCeglie and Berny Jacques

The Republican field to replace state Rep. Larry Ahern in Florida’s House District 66 just got a little bit more crowded. On Tuesday, Pinellas County Republican Party chair Nick DiCeglie formally announced his candidacy for the seat, which covers parts of Pinellas County including the Seminole area. 

Scott Declares State of Emergency as Florida Braces for Hurricane Irma

September 4, 2017 - 7:15pm

Gov. Rick Scott officially declared a State of Emergency for all of Florida’s 67 counties on Monday in preparation for what could be the most powerful storm to hit Florida in over a decade.

Trump Plans to Scrap DACA With 6-Month Delay

September 4, 2017 - 12:45am
Donald Trump

President Donald Trump is expected to announce the end of a program which protects undocumented immigrants from deportation, but is expected to give them a six-month delay in order to give Congress ample time to create legislation to keep the immigrants in the country.

Florida Keeps Watch on Powerful Hurricane Irma

September 3, 2017 - 6:15pm

Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana just a week ago and now it appears another storm, Hurricane Irma, may not be far behind to strike the East Coast of the United States.

Rick Scott: Dreamers 'Must Be Allowed to Pursue the American Dream'

September 2, 2017 - 6:00am
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott is urging the Trump administration to hold off on ending an Obama-era program protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation on Friday. 

Rick Scott Sets Dates for Special Election to Replace Alex Miller

September 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
Alex Miller, Rick Scott and James Buchanan

Gov. Rick Scott set the dates for a special election to replace state Rep. Alex Miller in Florida's House District 72 on Friday. 

Ex-Lawmaker Dwayne Taylor Found Guilty of Wire Fraud

August 31, 2017 - 4:45pm
Dwayne Taylor

A federal court found former state Rep. Dwayne Taylor guilty of wire fraud for using campaign funds for personal expenses on Thursday. 

Rick Scott Victorious in Death Penalty Legal Battle Against Aramis Ayala

August 31, 2017 - 12:30pm

The Florida Supreme Court handed Gov. Rick Scott a win over Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala on Thursday, officially ruling Scott has the authority to take away Ayala’s death penalty cases.

Without Official Endorsement, Rick Scott Heaps Praise on Jay Fant Over Enterprise Florida

August 30, 2017 - 9:15pm
Rick Scott and Jay Fant

State Rep.Jay Fant didn’t officially receive an endorsement from Gov. Rick Scott for his bid to be Florida’s next Attorney General, but the governor didn’t waste time doing anything but praise Fant in Jacksonville Wednesday.



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