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Florida Stands Ready to Help States Impacted by Hurricane Florence

Scott spoke with Govs. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., Roy Cooper, R-NC, and Ralph Northam, D-Va., on Monday, saying Florida was ready to help provide resources and assistance. 

Florida Delegation Wants EAA Storage Reservoir by Lake Okeechobee to Fight...

With toxic algae and red tide continuing to impact the Sunshine State, three members of the Florida delegation scored a win this week on Capitol Hill to help alleviate the problems.

Miami Dolphins First NFL Football Team To Kneel During National Anthem...

Dolphins wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson knelt during the anthem before Sunday’s home game against the Tennessee Titans.
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Francis Rooney Pushes for More Funds for EPA to Fight Toxic...

U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee despite being in his first term in Congress, wrote to U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif., on the matter, urging him to match the Senate’s appropriation level which is an increase of $1.5 million.
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Jimmy Patronis Wants to Hold Roundtables With Citizens Property Insurance...

Patronis announced on Monday that he wants Citizens “to host a series of roundtables with his office to hear from stakeholders on how to best tackle assignment of benefits (AOB) fraud and help keep insurance rates low.” 

Ron DeSantis Bows Out of Congress to Campaign for Governor

DeSantis sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., announcing his resignation, backdating it to the start of the month and not drawing any salary for September. 
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Rick Scott: Floridians Should Continue to Monitor Hurricane Florence and Be...

The storm is expected to grow in intensity on Monday and hit the southeastern coast--namely the Carolinas--later in the week. 
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Bill Nelson Wants the VA to Expand Medical Marijuana Options for...

Nelson’s bill would also have the VA study the impact of medical marijuana. 

Despite Hurricane Florence, Gas Prices Continue to Drop Across Florida

AAA released a study on Monday which found that, at the start of this week, gas prices averaged $2.77 a gallon in Florida, down three and a half cents from the week before and ten cents below the national average. 

Synan Says: The Real Top 25 in College Football, Week 2

After what I saw from Florida and Florida State this week, paired with Miami last week, football in the Sunshine State is as bad as I can remember it. #OhFlorida.

Can a Green Beret ‘Waltz’ into Congress in Northeast Florida?

Army Reserve Lt. Col. Michael Waltz is looking for a red wall to help him replace U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla.,  as the congressman...
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Polk County Fire Rescue Gets Almost $550k in Federal Funds

The Polk County Fire Rescue is getting almost $550,000 in a federal grant, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., announced this week. Soto paired up with...