Bill Nelson, Rick Scott Running Close in New Mason Dixon Poll

The poll of 815 likely Florida voters was taken from Sept. 24 through Sept. 27 and had a margin of error of +/- 3.5 percent. 

Mike Miller Hits the Airwaves as He Challenges Stephanie Murphy

State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Orlando, has run a largely quiet campaign in his bid to unseat U.S. Rep.  Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., in Congressional District 7 but that’s all changing with a new ad that has been up and running for a week. 

Ted Yoho: The US Will Stand With Indonesia After Earthquake, Tsunami

With more than 1,400 dead in Indonesia due to the recent earthquake and tsunami, a key congressional leader from Florida said the U.S. is prepared to help in that country’s recovery. 
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Rick Scott, Bill Nelson Reach Out for Puerto Rican Votes

On Monday, continuing his challenge to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., Republican Gov. Rick Scott unveiled the endorsements of almost 50 Puerto Rican officials including U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, former Gov. Luis Fortuño and Lt. Gov. Luis Rivera Marin.

Rick Scott Holds Very Narrow Lead Over Bill Nelson in New Poll

St. Pete Polls took a survey for Florida Politics which shows Scott with a narrow lead. 

Dan Webster’s Proposal Helping Hospitals, Care Facilities in Emergencies Clears House

Webster included a proposal he introduced to ensure the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Academy of Medicine “conduct a comprehensive study into the future natural disaster threats impacting emergency preparedness procedures for hospitals, long term care facilities, and other health care facilities.”

Donald Trump Signs Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’ s Proposal to Let Cancer Patients Defer on Public...

Modeling her proposal off of Ros-Lehtinen’s and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s, R-Col., “Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act,” U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., was able to include a provision allowing the deferments as part of the minibus.

Blue Wave ‘Tipping’ For Florida Democrats But Trump Holding Steady

But not all is doom and gloom for the GOP with most experts saying the Senate race remains very close while the gubernatorial contest can narrow since many statewide elections in Florida are competitive. 

Gas Prices Rise Sharply Across Florida

Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said on Monday that the increase in prices are the result of concerns about Iranian oil production. 

Al Lawson Gets Bill Giving Small Businesses More Access to Federal Contracts Through House

With backing on both sides of the aisle, freshman U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., was able to get his proposal giving small businesses more chances to get federal contracts passed the U.S. House. 

Rick Scott Names Willie Meggs, Garrett Richter to State Ethics Commission

Gov. Rick Scott turned to two familiar faces in Tallahassee when he named the new members of the state Commission on Ethics.

Dorothy Hukill Ends Bid to Stay in Florida Senate Due to Health Issues

Hukill represents parts of Volusia and Brevard Counties and chairs the Senate Education Committee.