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Florida Democrats Tout Unity After Primary

Florida Democrats say they are ready for November and have put what at times was a contentious primary behind them. Four of the five candidates who competed in last Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary appeared at an...

Gas Prices on the Rise in Florida With Tropical Storm Gordon in the Gulf

With Tropical Storm Gordon looming in the Gulf, gas prices are on the rise in the Sunshine State. AAA released a report on Tuesday morning which showed that gas prices averaged $2.80 a gallon on...

Rick Scott Sends Another $3 Million to Counties Hit by Red Tide

Scott announced on Friday that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is sending another $3 million to help Floridians impacted by red tide, raising the total sent to that area to $9 million. 

Rick Scott Doubles Down on Moving Unused Funds to Help School Safety

While the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program was authorized to have $67 million for law enforcement to set up guardian programs with school districts, only $9 million of that had been used.
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South Florida Congressional Reps Want School Districts to Warn Students About Human Trafficking

After writing school districts on the matter in May 2017, the five representatives teamed up this week to double down on their call to teach students “to be vigilant of the growing threat of trafficking in our community.”

Florida Delegation Wants HUD to Step in at Riviera Beach Apartment Complex

Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Democrat U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., signed the letter. So did U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and Florida Democrats U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, Lois Frankel and Alcee Hastings. 

FDOT I-75 Project Named One of the Best Transportation Projects in the Nation

The I-75 at University Parkway DDI in Southwest Florida is the first of its kind in Florida and the largest in the nation. At a cost of $74.5 million, it features a “dual crossover” design to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion by employing fewer conflict points than a traditional cloverleaf interchange.
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