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Trump campaign spends big on Facebook ads for FL Latino vote push

President Trump has been turning to Facebook to boost interest in his “Latinos for Trump” campaign kickoff in Miami, spending nearly $635,000 on ads...

Democratic Hispanic groups call Trump campaign’s Florida outreach “laughable”

With Vice President Pence coming to Miami to try to mobilize Hispanic Floridians behind President Trump, Latino politicos affiliated with the Democratic Party are...

The U.S. census is critically important. Is Florida taking it seriously?

We’re still months away from the official 2020 U.S. census count, and Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration doesn’t seem to be that engaged with making...
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The governor’s budget vetoes: Some unexplainable and not always transparent

Lawmakers this spring pushed more than $4-million in state funds into the 2019-20 budget for a nonprofit that helps troubled youth.Dollars for the Tampa-based...

Gov. DeSantis hopes his Trump connection can bring Space Command to Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis has been leaning on President Trump to overrule the U.S. Air Force’s top brass and bring the planned U.S. Space Command...

Refusal to close the Medicaid coverage gap echoes a dark era from the South’s...

This column originally appeared 6/11 on NC Policy Watch, one of our sister news sites in the Newsroom network. Like North Carolina, Florida has...

The Florida House is on a 181-year streak. Guess what for?

Florida is in line to keep a 181-year streak alive.Miami Republican state Rep. Daniel Perez has gained enough support in the state House's GOP...

Florida public school officials are still allowed to paddle little kids and teens

State Sen. Annette Taddeo stood before colleagues this spring looking for support to ban corporal punishment at school – a form of discipline, usually...

Trump nominee confirmed to lifetime position as U.S. District Judge in North Florida

Allen Winsor, an appellate judge in Florida whose nomination to U.S. District Court was fiercely opposed by a coalition of progressive groups, was confirmed...
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FL counties will get bucks to spend for online election security

On the eve of President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign kickoff in Orlando, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis promised Monday to dedicate some $5 million so...

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