Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Bill Nelson

Senator Bill Nelson

BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Meeting with college students and recent graduates dealing with the burden of student debt, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Friday outlined legislation that would cap rates on federal ...
Governor Rick Scott spoke in Bonita Springs on Friday at Global Tech LED

BY | Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Calling Gov. Rick Scott’s likely bid for the U.S. Senate an “open secret” would be a misnomer — there’s no secret there, open or otherwise. Scott continues to sprint ...
In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. holds an example of the defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the U.S. during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Senator Bill Nelson shared his thoughts on President Trump’s recent airstrike in Syria during a visit to Page Field Airport in Fort Myers on Tuesday. Nelson said that while he supported the action, it was important for Trump to seek ...
an I voted sticker

BY | BRANDON LARRABEE A federal judge ordered a one-day extension in Florida’s voter registration deadline and seemed ready to consider a longer delay against the backdrops of the recovery from Hurricane Matthew and one of the most heated presidential ...
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at a campaign rally in Sanford, Fla., Monday, March 7, 2016.

With Zika cases climbing to 921 in Florida, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday advanced a federal spending bill that includes $1.1 billion in funding to combat the mosquito-borne disease. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, who along with fellow Florida Sen. Bill ...
citrus presentation

BY | JIM TURNER Coming off their worst harvest in five decades, citrus growers in Florida have fewer acres to work with, as they struggle to maintain the state’s signature crop against an incurable bacterial disease. The citrus industry lost ...
marco rubio sign

BY | JIM SAUNDERS After a late entrance into the race, Republican incumbent Marco Rubio holds double-digit leads over two Democratic challengers seeking a key U.S. Senate seat in Florida, a poll released Thursday shows. Rubio leads Congressman Patrick Murphy, ...
Mourners embrace outside the funeral service for Anthony Luis Laureano Disla, one of the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, Friday, June 17, 2016, in Orlando, Fla.

BY | JIM SAUNDERS Terrorism hit home this week. Floridians woke up Sunday morning to the unthinkable. On Saturday night, young people crowded into an Orlando club for music, dancing and the simple joys of being with friends. Hours later, ...
a baggage cart sits outside a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles.

BY JOAN LOWY WASHINGTON (AP) — The government should crack down on airline fees for things like seat reservations, checked baggage and ticket changes or cancellations, which are often unfair or hidden from consumers, according to a Senate report released ...
In this Sept. 16, 2004 file photo, waves crash against a sailboat lodged under a bridge in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, after Hurricane Ivan struck the gulf coast.

| BY ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — A decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a century or more if left unchecked, according to government estimates ...
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