Matt Schellenberg: Whoever Negotiated Lot J Deal in Jacksonville Should Be Fired

Our politically weakened mayor has produced a one-sided, lopsided, terrible deal for the City Council to approve.
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Nikki Fried: USITC Needs to Act on Mexico’s Strawberries and Peppers Trade Policies

Fried was joined by seasonal crop growers, industry associations, and Florida’s congressional delegation in calling for an end to unfair trade practices that have harmed Florida’s seasonal produce industry for decades.

Public Officials Double-Dipping is Out of Control in Jacksonville

Every City Council member who works for a non-profit voted for Lot J. Five City Council members are double-dipping on taxpayers' money. Not only do they get a salary for being a City Council member and a pension, but they also receive a salary and pensions from their non-profit entities. These non-profits receive taxpayer money every year for a portion of their funding.

Tom Brady Backs Casey DeSantis’ Resiliency Initiative to Empower Florida Students

At the end of last week, DeSantis announced the launch of a resiliency initiative for Florida schools to emphasize key character development skills including volunteerism, teamwork and problem-solving.

Rick Scott Calls on SBA Administrator to Fight Fraud in PPP to Help Small...

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman asking for her plan to prevent waste and abuse in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) while ensuring small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic are getting the help they need.

Matt Gaetz Wants to Name Post Office After WW2 Heroes Doolittle Raiders

Gaetz introduced the ‘‘Doolittle Raiders Post Office Building” bill this week in commemoration of the 79th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid during World War II.

Ron DeSantis: Florida DEO Offering $74 Million in Job Growth Grant Funds

The grants will assist communities in funding workforce training and public infrastructure projects to support growth and employment in Florida.
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Scott Franklin Champions Cutting Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens Act

The bill would codify an executive action from former President Donald Trump which was called the two-for-one deregulation rule.

Florida TaxWatch: Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Will Save Shoppers $69.4 Million

Florida TaxWatch President and CEO Dominic Calabro weighed in on Wednesday about the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, which begins Sat., July 31 and ends Mon., Aug. 9.

Maria Elvira Salazar Gets Bills on Small Business Contracts, Using Retired Navy Ships as...

U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., advanced two of her bills which were rolled into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which cleared the...

Some Florida Cities Spending COVID Relief Money on Non-Related Projects

Florida cities have received hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal government in coronavirus relief money in the various stimulus measures passed by...

Incoming St.Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch Taking Part in Seminar at Harvard Kennedy School

St. Petersburg Mayor-elect Ken Welch has been invited to participate in a seminar for newly elected mayors hosted by the Institute of Politics at...