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Greg Steube Fires Up Open Carry Bill for 2017 Session

December 12, 2016 - 11:30am
Greg Steube

A proposal to allow Florida's concealed weapons permit holders to carry their firearms openly and eliminate some "gun-free zones" will make another appearance during the 2017 legislative session. 

Donald Trump to Head to Orlando for Victory Rally

December 11, 2016 - 9:00pm

President Elect Donald Trump will be headed to Orlando later this week for a rally to thank voters for making him the 45th President of the United States.

Thinking About Early Retirement? Come to Florida, Study Says

December 9, 2016 - 7:30pm

Warm weather, beaches for miles and zero income tax are certainly attractive incentives for retirees to come to Florida. According to a new survey, Florida residents can look forward to relaxing in the sun and sand well before many other people in the nation, ranking sixth best in the nation for early retirement.

Florida Finally Zika-Free, Says Rick Scott

December 9, 2016 - 12:45pm
South Beach

Florida is officially cleared of active Zika transmission zones, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday.

Rick Scott to Lift Zika Virus Zone in South Beach

December 8, 2016 - 5:30pm

Gov. Rick Scott will head to Miami Friday where he is expected to lift the Zika virus infection warning zone over Miami Beach, ending a tumultuous time in the Miami-Dade area.

Bill to Shift Burden of Proof in Stand Your Ground Cases Returns to Florida

December 8, 2016 - 3:00pm

A bill to shift the burden of proof in “Stand Your Ground” cases will make another appearance in the Florida Legislature next year.

'Legislator University' Schools Lawmakers on Civility, Ethics and New Lobbying Rules

December 8, 2016 - 6:00am

It’s “back to school”  for Florida lawmakers hoping  to make their mark in the state Legislature next year as they descend upon Tallahassee for “Legislator University” held this week at the Florida Capitol.

Rubio Endorses Ingoglia for RPOF Chair While Ziegler Builds Cross-State Ground Game

December 7, 2016 - 11:00am
Marco Rubio, Blaise Ingoglia and Christian Ziegler

Republican Party of Florida chairman Blaise Ingoglia continues to rack up the endorsements for a second bid at party chair, reeling in the support of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday, but Ingoglia's opponent, Christian Ziegler, says to not count him out just yet. 

Floridians Not Deterred by Politicians' Criticisms Over Amendment 2, Study Shows

December 6, 2016 - 5:45pm

The amendment to legalize medical marijuana received over 60 percent in every congressional and every Senate district in Florida, despite politicians' reservations over the drug, a new analysis shows.

Jeb Bush to Join Florida Law Firm as Political Adviser

December 5, 2016 - 9:30pm
Jeb Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be offering his years of political insight to lawyers and lobbyists by joining a consulting firm with several offices throughout Florida. 



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