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National Rifle Association gives Adam Putnam its top rating

It's that time of year in Tallahassee, when the National Rifle Association weighs in with its annual grades of every candidate on the ballot...

Koch brothers set up new political committee to funnel cash in governor’s race, Politico...

Politico reports this morning that a political group backed by Republican mega-donors the Koch Brothers is setting up shop in Florida, presumably to funnel...
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Even more charter schools in Florida? Fall ballot could be “game changer”

Some two decades ago, Florida introduced a new type of public school – the “charter” - designed to be free from bureaucracy and run...

Green groups sue to block Trump’s offshore drilling plan in Gulf of Mexico

Four environmental groups filed a lawsuit today against the Trump administration for its decision to open more than 78 million acres of the Gulf...
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The Florida Legislature keeps stomping on local laws

After the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in South Florida, the mayors of twenty Florida cities filed a legal challenge to...

“Disgraceful betrayal of America:” Trump’s strange press conference with Russia’s Putin draws ire in...

Democrats and some Republicans in Florida spoke out critically following  President Trump's news conference held with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki....

Investigate fiascos over concealed weapons permits at Adam Putnam’s Ag Department, groups urge

Following a series of reports on the mishandling of the concealed-carry firearm permit process at the Dept. Of Agriculture and Consumer Services, two activist groups say they want an independent investigation of how the process...

The feds say they will keep releasing vile Lake Okeechobee pollution to coasts

Despite the nasty fluorescent green algae outbreak that’s happening off South Florida’s east and west coasts, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has resumed...
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The Great Debate: Democrats for governor to face off in online-only event

With the Aug. 28 primary election rapidly approaching, Florida voters will get a chance to see the five candidates running for governor debate Wednesday...
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Gwen Graham has already consulted attorney in potential Florida Supreme Court battle

President Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court has interjected the power of the federal judiciary into Florida's governor's race, and...

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