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Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz Could Learn a Few Lessons From Rick Scott and...

Abbott’s attempts to blame the power outages on alternative energy and trying to shift the conversation to bemoaning the Green New Deal is all hat and no cattle. The GOP has been in charge of Texas since George W. Bush sent Ann Richards into retirement back in 1994. Alternative energy sources simply have not made much ground in deep red, oil-rich Texas.

Nikki Fried Looks Back on Her First Year in Tallahassee

“Serving as Florida’s twelfth Commissioner of Agriculture has been the greatest honor of my life,” said Fried.

News From Around Florida

A Mandatory Moment of Silence Bill introduced in Tallahassee, the NRA challenges Florida law on the age limit to buy guns, and seniors and millennials are adding to Florida’s growth in registered voters.

Florida Attorney General Criticized by Media For Arguing Against Gun Ban Proposal Language

A recent Orlando Sentinel editorial slammed state Attorney General Ashley Moody for her opposition to the language for a proposed amendment to the Florida Constitution banning certain rifles.

Florida Gun Sales, Concealed Carry Permits On The Rise After Recent Mass Shootings

The National Shooting Sports Foundation reported that gun sales and background checks have increased since mass shootings which took place in August.

Gun Control Lobby Takes on Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody

In the wake of recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Florida gun control groups are seeing a clear path for further gun restrictions in the Sunshine State.

Rick Scott: Congress Should Follow Florida’s Example on Red Flag Laws

In the aftermath of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is going to bat for red flag laws, insisting Congress should follow what Florida did after the Parkland mass shooting.

Democrats Want to Expand Florida’s Red Flag Law After Mass Shootings in Texas and...

In the aftermath of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton this past weekend, two Democrats in the Florida Legislature are renewing the fight for a “red flag” law--and citing prominent Republicans in their effort.
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NRA Membership Grows to Highest Ever

While the organization does not release its official membership numbers, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre said, as of this month, the group has around 5.5 million members. 

Hurricane Recovery, Endorsements Top Issues in North Florida State House Special Election

The legislative session and the Jacksonville mayoral elections aren’t the only political dramas in North Florida these days as candidates battle it out in the special election for an open state House seat.

Nikki Fried Taps NRA-Foe Mary Barzee Flores to Oversee Concealed Weapons Permits

During her congressional campaign--which she lost by more than 20 percent--Barzee Flores stressed her support of gun control and opposition to the National Rifle Association (NRA). 

Florida Democrats Showcase New Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried

Fried’s team presented her as an “advocate for children, schools, and medical marijuana, taking office with a bold agenda” and listed out several of her priorities.
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