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Originally from Jacksonville, Kevin Derby is the editor of Florida Daily and covers politics across Florida. Reach Kevin at kevin.derby@floridadaily.com

Adam Putnam Looks to Compete in Ron DeSantis’ Backyard

Putnam opened up his Jacksonville campaign office on Saturday, just north of DeSantis’ district and one of his chief areas of support.
Rick Scott

Law Enforcement Officials Continue to Back Rick Scott’s Senate Bid

Earlier this week, Scott unveiled the support of 55 of the sheriffs who lead law enforcement in all 67 counties across Florida. 

Ron DeSantis Pushes Back Against Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Campaign Against Israel

With the help of U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., the chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., who is running for governor of Florida, brought out a bill protecting businesses from boycotts targeting Israel. 

Marco Rubio, Elizabeth Warren Team Up to Help Student Loan Borrowers

Their legislation would ensure states can’t suspend, revoke or deny professional, teaching and drivers’ licenses if people are behind or have defaulted on their student loans. 
john rutherford

John Rutherford: Defense Appropriations Bill a Win for the First Coast

The bill sent almost $675 billion to the Defense Department, including $606.5 billion in base discretionary funding, $17 billion more than last year. 
lenny curry

Jacksonville Chamber Stands Behind Lenny Curry

While he is a favorite to win a second term, Curry does have opposition.
Darren Soto

Darren Soto Gets More Funds to Protect Nation’s Electric Grid in First ‘Minibus’ Bill

This is the first of three expected “minibus” bills House Republicans are expected to take up in the coming weeks in response to the Trump administration’s calls for less spending and criticism of hastily passed omnibus bills. 
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