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Andrew Gillum Builds Lead Over Ron DeSantis in New Poll Thanks to Independents

September 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis

A new poll shows Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, holds the lead over former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in Florida.

Bill Nelson, Rick Scott Running Close in New Poll

September 14, 2018 - 9:15am

A new poll shows a tight race between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Gov. Rick Scott in one of the most closely watched Senate races in the nation. 

Gus Bilirakis Wants HHS to Balance Solving Opioid Epidemic With Patient Needs

September 13, 2018 - 3:00pm
Gus Bilirakis

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide more information about how to balance efforts to combat the opioid crisis with legitimate needs of patients. 

Charlie Crist's Proposal Adding Seat Belts to School Buses Takes on New Life

September 15, 2018 - 6:00am

Freshman U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., continues his fight to add seat belts to school busses as his proposal on the matter was rolled into another proposal. 

Andrew Gillum Holds Slight Lead on Ron DeSantis in New Florida Chamber Poll

September 12, 2018 - 3:15pm
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis

A new poll shows a close contest as Florida voters decide who will take the place of term limited Gov. Rick Scott. 

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. 


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