Hurricane Irma-Florida Keys

Marco Rubio: Keys Need Federal Help as Hurricane Irma Recovery Continues

On Friday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., toured the Keys and showcased efforts as that area recovers Hurricane Irma which hit the area at the end of summer in 2017. 
Ilhan Omar

South Florida Democrats Rip Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitic Tweets

Omar drew national fire for her tweet on Sunday when she posted “it’s all about the Benjamins baby,” Omar tweeted, insisting the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was buying off politicians. 
Senator Tom Lee

AFP Goes to Bat for Tom Lee’s Sports Development Fund Repeal

AFP’s Florida Chapter announced on Monday that it had sent letters to the members of the state Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee to support a proposal from state Sen. Tom Lee, R-Brandon, to squash the fund. 
Florida News

News From Around Florida

Clay County School Board is creating its own police force, Florida has the potential to become the biggest medical marijuana market in the nation by 2021 and the Florida Education Association gives some support to Governor Ron Desantis' teacher pay proposal.
Valentine's Day Sales

Valentine’s Day Expect to Add Almost $21 Billion to the Economy

While fewer people might be celebrating Valentine’s Day later this week, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) noted that the average American will be spending $162 for the holiday.
Puppy Mills

Charlie Crist Wants to Crack Down on Puppy Mills

Last week, Crist and U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., joined Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick and Glenn 'G.T.' Thompson (R-PA), to bring out the “Welfare of Our Friends (WOOF) Act” which “would protect dogs from unscrupulous breeders.