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FL state budget now in DeSantis’ hands; he promises some vetoes

The Legislature sent Gov. Ron DeSantis its $91.1 billion state budget Friday for the fiscal year beginning July 1. He has until June 29...
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Lawmakers spend on pet projects instead of lead problems in schools; Sen. Cruz resorts...

This spring in the state capital, State Sen. Janet Cruz of Tampa pushed legislation to install filters in drinking fountains at older schools –...

Former EPA bosses – 3 dating back to Reagan and Bush – say the...

WASHINGTON --  Four former heads of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency blasted the Trump administration’s management of the agency this week, saying the administration...
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Gov. DeSantis campaign account gets $850,000 since January

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee raised nearly $437,000 during May – more than it collected during all of the year’s first quarter, according to...

U.S. Ag Secretary meets with Gov. DeSantis, promises Hurricane Michael aid will come swiftly

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue promised Friday to speed federal Hurricane Michael disaster assistance to Florida, now that President Trump has signed a...
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Will GOP politicking over federal disaster aid hurt Republicans in 2020?

WASHINGTON – Florida’s Democrat and Republican lawmakers were understandably frustrated when President Donald Trump and Congress started playing politics with disaster aid. It had...

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis calls Republican congressmen who opposed disaster aid “shameful”

More than seven months after Hurricane Michael devastated parts of Florida’s Panhandle, Congress has finally approved a financial disaster relief package that will bring...
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More than 100 bills still up for Gov. Ron DeSantis approval or veto

Gov. Ron DeSantis can look forward to reviewing 115 pieces of legislation upon his return from Israel, plus the three bills already on his...
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Citing threat to Everglades, 44 groups ask Gov. DeSantis to veto bill

Forty-four organizations – including all the heavyweight Florida environmental groups - are urging Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto a bill – HB 7103 –...
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In FL Capitol, remote Cabinet meeting beset by tech glitches

This is why you don’t hold a Cabinet meeting more than 6,000 miles from the state Capitol and expect the public to participate via...

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