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The task force was added by voters to the Florida Constitution in 2006 and is required to meet every four years for “the purpose of developing recommendations to improve governmental operations and reduce costs.”
Over the past decade, Florida Republicans have made it a habit of winning the close ones. Rick Scott narrowly edged then state CFO Alex Sink in the 2010 gubernatorial race. Four years later, Scott held off former Gov. Charlie Crist. In 2016, Trump beat out Hillary Clinton in the Sunshine State.
Fried’s office showcased FDACS.gov as it hopes to “increase awareness about the department’s broad responsibilities in both agriculture and consumer services and help Floridians access information and services easier.”
DeSantis will have a lot to live up to as Scott oversaw a sharp drop in unemployment, the creation of almost 1.7 million new jobs in Florida, record high tourism numbers and a steep drop in crime.
Ron DeSantis Taps Richard Corcoran for Education Commissioner, Jared Moskowitz for Emergency Management
Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Thursday that he was turning to the two prominent legislators to help his new administration.
In the first half of the year, crime dropped across the Sunshine State according to the Semi-Annual Uniform Crime Report released this week. The report finds 24,564 fewer reported index crimes in the first half...
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced on Tuesday that the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have cleared Florida grown romaine lettuce, noting that it does not contain E.coli.
Justin Hollis was Putnam’s campaign manager in 2014 when he ran for a second term and the deputy director of legislative affairs in the Agriculture Department.
Farmers in the Sunshine State insist that cheap competition from Mexico is hurting agriculture across Florida, even taking the matter to the International Trade Commission (ITC) this week.