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Pam Bondi: $53 Million Isn't Enough to Fight Florida Opioid Crisis

January 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
Pam Bondi

$53 million isn’t enough money for Florida to fight the growing opioid crisis, according to State Attorney General Pam Bondi, who also serves as a member on President Donald Trump’s Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission.

Hulk Hogan for Senate? Former Trump Adviser Roger Stone Says 'Yes'

January 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan became a household name in the 1980s as a larger-than-life wrestler for the World Wrestling Federation, but now the part-time Florida man could attempt to make headlines in politics with a run for the U.S. Senate. 

AG Hopeful Frank White Pushes for Campaign Finance Reform

January 17, 2018 - 4:15pm
Frank White

Attorney General hopeful and State Rep. Frank White says it’s time to change the state’s public finance system and put Florida taxpayers' money out of political campaigns and back where it belongs. 

Trump Tax Reform Puts Extra Cash in FPL Customers' Pockets

January 17, 2018 - 3:30pm

Florida Power & Light is the latest company to reap the benefits of President Donald Trump’s signature tax reform package, giving consumers more jingle in their pocket as the power company uses extra funding to recoup the cost of restoring power after Hurricane Irma. 

Senate Committee Passes Bill Striking 'Limiting' Black Farmer Requirement in Medical Marijuana Law

January 17, 2018 - 3:00pm

Florida lawmakers are still trying to work out the kinks in the state’s growing medical marijuana industry -- and a new bill moving through the Senate seeks to expand the number of medical marijuana licenses by removing what some call an “unconstitutional” qualification shutting out many black farmers from the booming medical pot business.

Steube, La Rosa Drum Up Legislation to Save Vacation Rentals from Local Government Control

January 16, 2018 - 5:45pm

Two Florida lawmakers are proposing new regulations to limit control over vacation rentals in Florida, including renting through popular homesharing sites like Homeaway and Airbnb. 

Shevrin Jones Files Bill to Repeal Stand Your Ground Law

January 16, 2018 - 3:45pm

Florida State Rep. Shevrin Jones says the time is now for Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law to be taken off of the books once and for all.

Florida TaxWatch: All Aboard Florida Could Boost Florida Economy by $915 Million

January 16, 2018 - 1:45pm

The new Brightline train embarked on its maiden voyage from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale last week, and according to a new report, the train system could prove to be incredibly profitable to the Sunshine State.

Sean Shaw Announces Bid for Attorney General

January 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
Sean Shaw

State Rep. Sean Shaw officially threw his name in the ring to become Florida’s next Attorney General on Tuesday. 

Gwen Graham: Rick Scott's 'Complete Incompetence and Neglect' Led to Hollywood Nursing Home Deaths

January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
Gwen Graham and Rick Scott

Former U.S. Rep. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham says Gov. Rick Scott failed hundreds, perhaps thousands of elderly people by failing to respond to cries for help as Hurricane Irma battered the state in September.


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