Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE=……… House Speaker Richard Corcoran announced Wednesday that he wants to repeal part of the Florida Constitution that provides public financing for statewide election candidates. Corcoran, R-Land O’Lakes, and ...
Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks to reporters during a news conference at ThinkAnew Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 in Tampa.

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida ORLANDO, August 12, 2017……… Florida’s next governor won’t be elected for more than a year, but Republican leaders from across the state got a taste of what’s in store — literally ...

BY | Lloyd Dunkelburger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… With the field of candidates expanding, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam leads the fundraising contest in the 2018 race for governor, with more than $12.3 million in unspent cash ...
Senator Jack Latvala speaks to members of the community at Lowdermilk Park in Naples.

BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, August 11, 2017……… Sen. Jack Latvala, a Clearwater Republican, joined the 2018 race for governor on Friday, filing papers to make his campaign official. “My papers were filed ...
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Amid protests from public school officials and advocates, Governor Rick Scott signed a wide-ranging education bill on Thursday. Scott signed the bill, HB 7069, into law at an Orlando Catholic school during a signing ceremony. “This legislation, combined with the ...

Governor Rick Scott visited Fort Myers alongside House Speaker Richard Corcoran in order to celebrate a legislative session he characterized as “very successful.” The stop at Sun Harvest Citrus was one of five Scott made on Tuesday as part of ...
In this March 7, 2017 file photo. Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes his the state of the state address to the joint session of the legislature in Tallahassee. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)

BY | JIM TURNER Gov. Rick Scott continued Monday to criticize legislative budget-slashing of the state’s tourism marketing as he announced a record-setting quarter of visitors to Florida. Still, Scott hasn’t indicated what he’ll do with a new $82.4 billion ...
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BY | JIM SAUNDERS Florida lawmakers will gather Monday at the Capitol to pass a new state budget. But for the most part, the annual legislative session ended Friday night when the House and Senate adjourned after a final round ...
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BY | BRANDON LARRABEE Behind schedule and late in the evening, House and Senate negotiators agreed Thursday to an $83 billion spending plan for the year that begins July 1, setting up a delayed end to the legislative session. The ...
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BY | LLOYD DUNKELBERGER The makeup of Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission was completed Monday, when House Speaker Richard Corcoran named the final nine members of the panel, including five state lawmakers. Corcoran’s appointments included three House members and two state ...
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