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Rick Scott

Law Enforcement Officials Continue to Back Rick Scott’s Senate Bid

Earlier this week, Scott unveiled the support of 55 of the sheriffs who lead law enforcement in all 67 counties across Florida. 

Ron DeSantis Pushes Back Against Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Campaign Against...

With the help of U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., the chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., who is running for governor of Florida, brought out a bill protecting businesses from boycotts targeting Israel. 

Marco Rubio, Elizabeth Warren Team Up to Help Student Loan Borrowers

Their legislation would ensure states can’t suspend, revoke or deny professional, teaching and drivers’ licenses if people are behind or have defaulted on their student loans. 

John Rutherford: Defense Appropriations Bill a Win for the First Coast

The bill sent almost $675 billion to the Defense Department, including $606.5 billion in base discretionary funding, $17 billion more than last year. 
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Lake County Schools to Arm Some Staff

According to the district, 30 administrators responded in informal polling and said they would be interested in carrying firearms to protect their school.

Jacksonville Chamber Stands Behind Lenny Curry

While he is a favorite to win a second term, Curry does have opposition.
Darren Soto

Darren Soto Gets More Funds to Protect Nation’s Electric Grid in...

This is the first of three expected “minibus” bills House Republicans are expected to take up in the coming weeks in response to the Trump administration’s calls for less spending and criticism of hastily passed omnibus bills. 
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Bill Posey Scores Some Wins on Ports Issues

Capt. John Murray, the CEO of Port Canaveral, called these funds a big win for the region. 

Members of the Florida Delegation Weigh in as Trump Meets Kim...

Most Republicans in the Florida delegation kept away from the matter on Tuesday but there was one prominent exception.

The Constitution Review Commission Has Done a Disservice to Voters

The CRC has made a travesty of what should be an opportunity for voters to weigh in on how we govern our state. Instead the CRC has made Florida look like a banana republic.     

Larger Trucks Would Stick Taxpayers With Mile Long Maintenance Bills

With better targeting of funds and sensible limits on truck size, taxpayers can have an easier time paying down America’s looming transportation bills without raising gasoline taxes.

Liberty First Network Grades Florida Legislators

Despite GOP control of both chambers, a majority of legislators--25 out of the 40 members of the Senate and 64 of the 120 members of the House--earned “D” or “F” grades from LFN. 
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