Sunday, October 22, 2017

Bill Nelson

Electricity poles and lines lay toppled on the road after Hurricane Maria hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

BY | Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 29, 2017……… From schools to shelters, Florida is readying for an influx of people struggling for food, water and power in hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico. Gov. Rick Scott ...
Demonstrators who supports keeping Confederate era monuments protest before the Jefferson Davis statue was taken down in New Orleans, Thursday, May 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

A new poll shows Floridians are split on whether or not Confederate monuments around the state should remain in place. According to a poll released Tuesday by Florida Atlantic University’s Business and Economic Polling Initiative, 49 percent of Floridians surveyed ...
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, ...
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