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Amy Pope Wells Launches Congressional Bid in North Florida

Wells, who is from Green Grove Springs, launched her bid for the Republican nomination on Monday. 

New Poll Looks at What Voters Think of Marco Rubio, Rick Scott

Quinnipiac University released a poll on Wednesday looking at how the two senators--neither of whom face voters this year--are currently doing with Florida voters.

DCF Closes Storefronts and Lobbies Due to Coronavirus Threat

On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) temporarily closed all storefronts and lobbies to safeguard the public and employees from the spread of COVID-19.

Jimmy Patronis Bans TikTok on Department of Financial Services Devices

“TikTok’s own privacy policy states that the video-sharing application records keystroke patterns entered on devices that have downloaded the app. Additionally, China’s 2017 National Intelligence Law requires all companies based in China grant on-demand records access to Chinese intelligence agencies,” the CFO’s office noted.
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Ron DeSantis Gets High Marks from ALEC

ALEC rated DeSantis with five stars in its first-ever set of rankings for governors.

William Barr Confirmed as Attorney General as Florida’s Senators Back Him

William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush more than a quarter of a century ago, has his old job back as the U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination on a 54-45 vote.

Synan Says: The Real Top 25 in College Football, Week 8

We are going to learn a lot about the state of football in the state of Florida this week.
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Florida Congressmen Urge Mike Pompeo to Push Back on Turkey’s Attempt to Partition Cyprus

Other signers of the letter include U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, R-Fla., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Chris Smith, R-NJ. 

South Florida Democrat Tries to Claim the Political Center as 2020 Looms

“My entire career in public service and higher education has been devoted to developing and delivering pragmatic solutions and policies that utilize both the government and private sector, symbiotically,” Shalala said.

Rick Scott Donates Senate Salary to Help Literacy in Southwest Florida

Now in the U.S. Senate for more than a half a year, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., announced on Tuesday that he will donate his Senate salary for that second quarter to Literacy Council Gulf Coast which is active in Southwest Florida.

Linda Stewart’s Bills Taking Aim at Indecent Exposure, Rapists of Underage Victims Gain Momentum

“We know that when violators get away with this type of act, they often feel emboldened to continue,” said Stewart. “We want to give law enforcement the tools they need in order to stop this type of behavior in its tracks.”

Florida Political Leaders React to Mass Shootings in El Paso, Dayton

Florida’s leaders reacted to mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that occurred on Saturday which left at least 29 dead and dozens wounded.