Thursday, August 22, 2019
Gallup found that Americans are far more optimistic about their financial situations now than they have been in a decade and a half. 
Party lines mostly held with 13 Republicans--including U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida--joining 232 Democrats to pass the resolution.
There is no U.S. Senate seat up in the Sunshine State in 2020 and few of the U.S. House races in Florida look competitive this far out.
Along with the chaos of upcoming storms, scams before hurricanes and after can be rampant. A few storm-related scams to watch out for are price gouging, tree-removal scams and home repair scams.
On Wednesday night, Gov. Rick Scott announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his requests and issued disaster declarations for South Florida due to the continued toxic algae and red tide problems. Scott sent letters to the SBA...
The House version of the bill--HB 6007--was filed by freshman state Rep. Anthony Sabatini, R, Howey-In-The-Hills, who says he carries a gun every day.
Levine took his campaign to the northern part of the Sunshine State where Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., are based.
St. Pete Polls took a survey for Florida Politics which shows Scott with a narrow lead. 
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has been calling on the Trump administration to offer TPS in recent weeks and he sounded an optimistic note after Elliott Abrams, the U.S. envoy for Venezuela, met with the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday.
Rubio paired up with South Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to write U.S. Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer on the matter on Thursday.