Florida Sen. Rene Garcia, R-Hialeah, said he is “seriously considering” running to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., in Congress.
South Florida candidates are hitting TV and radio airwaves to attack each other in Florida's 26th congressional district in one of the most competitive congressional races in the nation.
If medical marijuana were on the ballot today, Floridians would pass a constitutional amendment to legalize it, according to a new poll released Tuesday.
The Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey found 65 percent of likely voters are in favor of a state constitutional amendment to expand medical marijuana while 28 percent are opposed to the idea.
Florida is expected to vote on a medical marijuana amendment in November and would need to receive 60 percent of the vote to be adopted.