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Stephanie Murphy Wants Puerto Rico to be the 51st State

The “Puerto Rico Admission Act” would make the territory a state beginning in 2025.
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Moody’s Upgrading Florida’s Credit Rating a Boon to CFO Jimmy Patronis

Despite offering some criticism of the state’s finances, Moody’s Investor Services recently upgraded Florida’s credit rating to AAA--which is music to the state CFO’s ears. The report certainly contains  positive news when it comes to...

More Security Headed to Orlando International Airport

18 new Customs and Border Protection Officers are going to be stationed at OIA over the next six months.

Americans Get Ready to Spend $7 Billion in Food for Independence Day

On Wednesday, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) released a report showing Americans will buy $6.9 billion--$75.35 per person--on food for July 4.

Prominent Conservative Leaders, Groups Taking Sides in GOP Primaries Across Florida

With two months until the Republican primaries at the end of August, conservatives are starting to take sides across the Sunshine State. 

Florida Coalition of School Board Members Accuses Some School Districts of Grade Inflation

The FCSBM focused on Duval County in one of the reports it released on Tuesday. 

Rick Scott: Tie Congressional Pay to Passing a Budget

This is the latest reform to the federal government that Scott has proposed. The governor has also called for congressional supermajorities to pass tax or fee increases; giving the president a line item veto; and creating congressional term limits. 
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