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Florida Politicians React to NFL 'Take a Knee' Controversy

September 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
Brian Mast, Donald Trump, Adam Putnam and Matt Gaetz

Florida politicians are weighing in on the controversy surrounding NFL players kneeling in silent protest against the National Anthem -- and not all are happy with the sports stars’ actions.

Marco Rubio in Puerto Rico: 'This Is a Crisis'

September 25, 2017 - 4:15pm

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio headed to Puerto Rico Monday to survey the damage left from Hurricane Maria, which made landfall as a catastrophic Category 4 storm last week.

Bob Cortes, Rene Plasencia Create Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief Team

September 25, 2017 - 3:30pm
Bob Cortes and Rene Plasencia

Two state lawmakers of Puerto Rican descent are teaming up to help Puerto Ricans recover from the damage left by Hurricane Maria, a monster storm which ravaged most of the island last week. 

Scott's Office Deleted Nursing Home's Voicemails to Governor

September 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

Gov. Rick Scott’s office deleted voicemails seeking emergency assistance from a Broward County nursing home where 11 people died earlier this month, new information shows.

Black Farmer Files Lawsuit Against 'Discriminatory' Medical Marijuana Law

September 25, 2017 - 6:00am

A Panama City black farmer is alleging the state’s newest law on medical marijuana is unconstitutional, prompting questions about just who, if anyone, qualifies for a special license to grow and distribute medical marijuana in the Sunshine State.

Scott, Bondi: Florida Will Not Tolerate Price Gouging, Stalemate on Irma Debris Removal

September 22, 2017 - 4:30pm
Rick Scott and Pam Bondi

Gov. Rick Scott says slow cleanup of debris left over from Hurricane Irma is causing big problems around the Sunshine State. 

James Buchanan Reels in Endorsements from Galvano, Boyd, Sarasota Sheriff

September 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
Bill Galvano, James Buchanan, and Jim Boyd

Some of the state's top legislators and local law enforcement officers say James Buchanan has the secret sauce to become one of Florida's key lawmakers in Tallahassee.

NRSC Blasts Bill Nelson Over Donation from Hollywood Nursing Home Owner

September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Bill Nelson

Are U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and the owner of the Hollywood nursing home where nine people died more than just acquaintances?

Airbnb Expands Free Housing Program for Irma Evacuees

Hollywood Nursing Home Files Lawsuit Over License Suspension, Medicaid Cuts

September 20, 2017 - 10:00pm

The Hollywood nursing home where multiple elderly people died last week has filed a lawsuit in Leon County Circuit Court seeking to block Gov. Rick Scott from withholding Medicaid payments and placing an emergency moratorium preventing the facility from admitting any new patients.



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