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Putnam Urges Floridians To Have A “Wildfire Action” Plan

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is urging Floridians to develop “wildfire action” plans citing more than 30 active wildfires.

07/25/2015

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Solar Power Supporters Bring In $154k

A committee pushing a proposed solar energy ballot initiative upped its fundraising last month to more than $154 thousand, according to reports released this week.

07/11/2015

PELLA, IA - JUNE 17: Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to a crowd of supporters June 17, 2014 in Pella, Iowa. Bush spoke about his record as well as his notable family, and answered questions from the audience. (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

14 Years Ago, Jeb Bush Removed Confederate Flag In Florida

More than a decade ago, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush faced a similar decision as South Carolina officials—whether to remove the Confederate flag from state grounds.

06/23/2015

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Florida Legislature To Resume Budget, Health Care Fight

Florida legislators are heading back to the state Capitol promising to do what they couldn’t during their 60-day regular session — pass a new state budget.

05/31/2015

Landon Peterson peeks out of the voting booth while his mother Meghan votes March 20, 2012 at Christian union Church in Metamora, Illinois. White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyed a big win in President Barack Obama's home state Tuesday as he sought to clinch the Republican nomination and focus on November's general election. Polls across Illinois opened for the state primary at 6:00 am (1100 GMT) with former Massachusetts governor Romney the odds-on favorite to win. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo By: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Detzner Says He Hasn’t Advised Scott On Online Voter Registration

Secretary of State Ken Detzner says he has not given advice to Florida Governor Rick Scott about a bill that would let Floridians register to vote online.

05/05/2015

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Florida House and Senate At Odds Over Vastly Different Budgets

The Florida House and Senate are at odds over the new state budget that is vastly different on both sides.

04/02/2015

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Florida House Releases Nearly $76.2 Billion Spending Plan

The Florida House on Friday released a nearly $76.3 billion dollar spending plan for this year.

03/20/2015

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Senators Back Using Federal Money For Health Expansion

A Senate panel unanimously approved a plan to extend healthcare coverage to an estimated 800,000 low income Floridians.

03/17/2015

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Florida Has Highest Number Of Enrollees Under Health Law

Florida has become the state with the highest number of people buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

02/18/2015

DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Ally Takes Seat As Florida Utility Regulator

One of Gov. Rick Scott’s political allies is the newest member of the commission that regulates Florida utilities.

01/08/2015

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