Friday, May 24, 2019
The legislative session and the Jacksonville mayoral elections aren’t the only political dramas in North Florida these days as candidates battle it out in the special election for an open state House seat.
The two Florida Republicans are leading the charge on Capitol Hill to ensure Congress plays a role if the Trump administration decides to help Saudi Arabia with its efforts to achieve nuclear weapons.
Now almost halfway through his second term in the U.S. Senate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is getting good marks from Florida voters, according to two polls released on Monday. 
The funds will be used to build almost 250 miles of distribution lines.
“While surveying the area, I met with former Fairfax Street Wood Treaters employees who are, sadly, extremely ill from the chemicals they were exposed to while working at the plant,”  Lawson said. “It is unfortunate that it has taken this long to remedy this problem, but I am confident this is a move in the right direction.”
Last week, the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics released its first “Sabato’s Crystal Ball” looking at the 2020 presidential race. Their first analysis shows President Donald Trump is ahead in Florida even if the race starts as a tossup.
Even as dozens of families are reporting mold and other issues in private housing at MacDill Air Force Base, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., wants to make sure it doesn’t happen again. 
Banks, a veteran who served in Afghanistan, came out swinging at the Democrats this week as he took over the PAC.
Rubio stressed that Republicans need to “hold the line in the upper chamber” to stop Democrats, insisting their “political stunts in the House" was leading to “preposterous policy proposals.” 
When the Trump administration included waters off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida in the draft version of its five-year offshore leasing program, it did so for good reasons.