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Ernie Marks to Take Over at South Florida Water Management District

July 31, 2017 - 6:15pm

The South Florida Water Management District Governing Board named Ernie Marks as the District's new executive director, taking over for Pete Antonacci.

White House Ousts Anthony Scaramucci as Communications Director

July 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
Anthony Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House Communications Director, only 10 days after taking the job.

Putnam Asks Supporters to Join Petition Against Liberals, 'Fake News' CNN

July 31, 2017 - 1:30pm

Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam has launched an all-out offensive against CNN, the 24-hour news network, posting a tweet Saturday denouncing “liberals” and “fake news.”

Rubio, Diaz-Balart, Ros-Lehtinen Slam Upcoming Venezuelan Election

July 29, 2017 - 6:00am
Mario Diaz-Balart, Marco Rubio and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Three Florida congressmen banded together Friday to blast the Maduro regime, promising more sanctions against the South American country if the government proceeds with a plan to create a new constitution and promote a dictatorship.

Associated Builders and Contractors Endorses Putnam for Governor

July 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Adam Putnam

Adam Putnam may be the only major Republican candidate to declare he’s running for Florida governor -- so far -- but the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has decided it isn’t waiting for any more challengers to join the field. On Thursday, ABC endorsed Putnam for governor.

Trump Dumps Priebus as Chief of Staff, Names Homeland Security Secretary as Replacement

July 28, 2017 - 5:30pm
Reince Priebus, Donald Trump and John Kelly

It’s the end of the line for White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. On Friday, President Donald Trump dumped Priebus as his right hand man, replacing him with Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly.

Scott Pushes Proposal to Cut Ties with Companies Investing in Maduro Regime

July 27, 2017 - 5:45pm

Gov. Rick Scott is continuing his hardline approach against the oppressive policies of the Venezuelan government and plans to ask the State Board Administration to put the kabosh on doing business with the Maduro regime at a meeting next month. 

School Districts Gear Up to Sue State Over HB 7069

July 27, 2017 - 2:45pm

School districts from across the state are preparing to join forces to challenge the constitutionality of a massive education law passed earlier this summer.

Florida Congressmen React to Trump's Transgender Military Ban

July 26, 2017 - 7:15pm

President Donald Trump made an unexpected announcement that transgender people will no longer be able to serve in the U.S. military Wednesday, reversing an Obama policy allowing them to serve in the armed forces.

With SD 40 Loss, the Diaz de la Portilla Political Dynasty Fades to Black

July 26, 2017 - 4:00am

Alex Diaz de la Portilla's hopes for a comeback to the world of Florida politics were extinguished Tuesday, ending his dream of a return to Tallahassee and concluding the chapter of one of the most deeply-rooted political dynasties in Florida history. 

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