Florida Political News and Commentary

  • Elizabeth Fetterhoff Takes on Webster Barnaby in GOP Primary Pitting State Reps Against Each Other
    In Central Florida, two state representatives are battling each other in a rare Republican primary pitting two incumbents against each other. State Rep. Webster Barnaby, R-Deltona, is battling state Rep. Elizabeth Fetterhoff, R-DeLand, in Volusia County. Fetterhoff, who served in the Florida Army National Guard, describes herself as a pro-life, pro-gun, Florida First Republican. Her […]
  • Frederica Wilson Highlights National Health Center Week
    This week, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., and state Rep. Marie Woodson, D-Hollywood, visited Borinquen Health Care Center, a local community health clinic, to raise awareness and highlight National Health Center Week. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, community health centers, front-line providers, and their staff have played a pivotal role in providing preventative […]
  • Florida Delegation Applauds Biden Signing the PACT Act into Law
    The Florida delegation on Capitol Hill weighed in after President Joe Biden signed the “Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act” from U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., into law this week. The signed bill would add health care and disability benefits for the 3.5 million veterans exposed […]
  • Ron DeSantis Announces $1.6 Million for Tallahassee Community College
    On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded almost $1.6 million to Tallahassee Community College (TCC) through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to enhance workforce education opportunities in the healthcare industry. This investment will allow TCC to expand its surgical technology, dental hygiene, and dental assisting programs by purchasing new equipment to enroll and train students […]
  • Todd Carney: Florida Primary Races to Watch
    The results of the Florida primaries, which will take place on August 23, will likely have a major impact on the midterms and on the political landscape. Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis will likely win reelection in November, but Democrats are seriously contesting the governorship. Democrats’ two major candidates are Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and […]
  • Nikki Fried Launches Veteran Nutrition and Wellness Awareness Initiative
    This week, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried announced the launch of a new initiative to connect veterans with nutrition resources. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ (FDACS) Veteran Nutrition and Wellness Awareness Initiative focuses on educating veterans and their families on the nutrition and wellness resources available to them […]
  • Florida Home Builders Association Backs Ashley Moody for Reelection
    This week, the Florida Home Builders PAC endorsed Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody for a second term. “Attorney General Moody has been a driving force behind creating a safer, more prosperous, business environment in the state of Florida,” said Rusty Payton, the CEO of the Florida Home Builders Association. “The Florida Home Builders PAC is […]
  • Florida Police Chiefs Association Backs Jimmy Patronis for Reelection
    This week, the Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) endorsed state CFO Jimmy Patronis for reelection. “On behalf of the Florida Police Chiefs Association, we are honored to endorse Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis for reelection,” said FPCA President and Daytona Beach Shores Public Safety Department Director Stephan Dembinsky. “CFO Patronis has been a vocal and […]