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Rick Scott Showcases Record on Protecting Springs

August 16, 2018 - 12:15pm
Rick Scott

On Thursday Gov. Rick Scott showcased his record in protecting Florida’s springs with more than $450 million used to fund them during his two terms in Tallahassee. 

Jimmy Buffett Endorses Gwen Graham for Governor

August 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Jimmy Buffet and Gwen Graham

The parrothead primary is over as iconic singer Jimmy Buffett endorsed former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., for governor on Monday. With two weeks to go, Graham is the favorite to win the Democratic gubernatorial primary. 

Charlie Crist Goes to Bat for Veterans Using Medical Marijuana Who Apply for Federal Jobs

August 9, 2018 - 9:15am
Charlie Crist and Drew Ferguson

With a recent poll from the American Legion showing one in five veterans uses marijuana for medicinal purposes, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., wants to ensure they can still apply for executive branch jobs in the federal government. 

Florida Republicans Back Trump Imposing Sanctions on Iran

August 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Matt Gaetz

With President Donald Trump imposing sanctions on Iran this week, several Republicans in the Florida delegation are backing the decision. 

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., applauded Trump’s executive order reimposing Iran sanctions after  the U.S. opted out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) approved by then President Barack Obama. 

Gwen Graham, Jeff Greene Exchange Fire in Florida Democrat Gubernatorial Primary

August 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
Gwen Graham and Jeff Greene

With three weeks to go until the primary, two of the top contenders running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination exchanged fire on Tuesday. 

Florida DEO Releases Five Year Economic Plan

August 6, 2018 - 10:15am
Cissy Proctor

At the end of last week, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) released its “Florida Strategic Plan for Economic Development” report to help grow the Sunshine State’s economy. 

CARE FL Releases 2018 Candidate Report Card on Rail Expansion

August 3, 2018 - 6:00am

A group vehemently opposed to Florida’s cross-state rail expansion from Orlando to Miami graded state lawmakers on their position to All Aboard Florida/Brightline in a report released this week. 

Florida GOP AG Candidates Showcase Support from Conservatives

August 2, 2018 - 12:15pm
Ashley Moody and Frank White

With less than a month to go until the primary, the two candidates battling for the Republican nomination to be Florida’s next attorney general unveiled more endorsements on Thursday. 

Governor Hit the Road to Set a Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Mood

August 2, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick and Ann Scott at LR Uniforms in Miami

Gov. Rick Scott was in Miami with First Lady Ann Scott and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera on Wednesday to visit LR Uniforms and highlight the back-to-school sales tax holiday set to begin Friday, Aug. 3 and end at the close of business Sunday, Aug. 5.

Bernie Sanders Endorses Andrew Gillum for Governor

August 1, 2018 - 9:45am
Bernie Sanders and Andrew Gillum

With less than a month to go until the Democratic gubernatorial primary, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum reeled in a major endorsement on Wednesday as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., backed him. 

Sanders, a socialist who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 and who has opened the door to another bid in 2020, threw his support to Gillum on Wednesday morning. 



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