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Gov. Scott: Process for Replacing 3 Supreme Court Justices Must Begin Now

September 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott, following past gubernatorial precedent, announced in prepared statement Tuesday that he has asked the nine-member Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) to begin the process to nominate highly qualified successors to fill the three upcoming vacancies on the Florida Supreme Court. 

Kathy Castor: Hillsborough County Public Schools Getting $1.4 Million from Feds for Helping Students from Puerto Rico

September 11, 2018 - 10:45am
Kathy Castor

Almost a year after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, displacing many families on that island, the Hillsborough County Public Schools will be reimbursed by the federal government for helping K-12 students displaced by that storm. 

Ron DeSantis Resigns from Congress to Focus on Gubernatorial Campaign

September 10, 2018 - 12:30pm
Ron DeSantis

Florida gubernatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., resigned his seat in Congress on Monday to focus on his campaign. 

House Passes Stephanie Murphy's Proposal Helping Transfer Students Without Opposition

September 6, 2018 - 11:30am
Stephanie Murphy

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., scored a win on Wednesday as the U.S. House passed without opposition her amendment helping transfer students understand the impact changing schools has on their student loans. 

Bill Nelson, Rick Scott Deadlocked in New Senate Poll

September 5, 2018 - 12:15pm
Bill Nelson and Rick Scott

A new poll shows the race between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Gov. Rick Scott deadlocked with few undecided voters. 

Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis Running Close in New Poll

September 4, 2018 - 3:15pm
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis

A new poll shows a close contest between U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum in the race to replace term limited Gov. Rick Scott in Florida. 

Marco Rubio Wants Jimmy Patronis to Stay as Florida CFO

September 4, 2018 - 9:45am
Marco Rubio and Jimmy Patronis

On Tuesday, with voters turning their attention to the general election after last week’s primary, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., announced his endorsement of state CFO Jimmy Patronis.

FAA Sending Another $1 Million to Help Sanford International Airport

September 1, 2018 - 6:00am

This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced that more federal money will be heading to Central Florida to help  Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB).

SFWMD Prepares for Labor Day Weekend Flooding

August 31, 2018 - 6:00am

It looks like a soggy Labor Day weekend ahead in South Florida thanks to a tropical wave now approaching the state. Already the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has moved into action, preparing the regional flood control system to handle heavy local rainfall.

Rick Scott Showcases More than $300 Million to Help Cancer Centers Across Florida

August 30, 2018 - 1:30pm
Rick Scott

At an event at Moffitt Cancer Center on Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott showcased the state’s investments in fighting cancer in recent years. 



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