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Florida TaxWatch, Legislators: Florida College System is a Great Investment for State

Noting that the 28 schools in the FCS ensure Florida is ranked second nationally by U.S. News and World Report, Florida TaxWatch unveiled its findings which showed that for every dollar invested in the system, Florida reaps between $10.80-15.42 in addition to thousands of new jobs. 

Jimmy Patronis, Anitere Flores: Time to Give Firefighters Cancer Coverage

Patronis and Flores teamed up on Tuesday to highlight her bill which would make employers offer insurance and death benefits for firefighters diagnosed with cancer. This bill has been in the Legislature the past three sessions but the various bills did not cross the finish line.  

Rick Scott, Bill Nelson Look Headed for a Recount

As of Wednesday morning, Scott was up with more than 34,500 votes out of 8.1 million total votes. That means Scott’s margin of victory is less than one half of one percent--meaning a recount is in the works. 
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