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Jimmy Patronis Launches TV Ad, Reels in GOP Support

With the general election now in full swing, state CFO Jimmy Patronis is ramping up his campaign operations. This weekend, the Patronis team launched their first TV ad, showcasing how the state CFO fought for...
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Rick Scott: $1.5 Million in Grant Funding for Small and Rural Communities Will Create...

This week, Gov. Rick Scott announced $1.5 million in Competitive Florida Partnership and Community Planning Technical Assistance grants for small and rural communities across Florida. The grants administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity...
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SBA Issues Disaster Declarations on Red Tide, Toxic Algae

On Wednesday night, Gov. Rick Scott announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his requests and issued disaster declarations for South Florida due to the continued toxic algae and red tide problems. Scott...

Pro-Life Group Targeting Bill Nelson in Florida

The Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List, the nation’s largest pro-life political organization, has been focused on Florida over the past month, urging voters to call U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and urge him to...

Florida Republicans Call for Unity, Rip Democratic Ticket

A week and a half after the primary, the GOP in Florida held its own unity rally, bringing candidates together that will appear on the November ballot,and asking for support across Florida. At Ace Café...

Rick Scott, Bill Nelson Neck and Neck in the Polls

Quinnipiac University unveiled its latest poll on Wednesday which shows the two candidates taking 49 percent apiece and more than 90 percent of Nelson and Scott voters are sure on who they will back in November. 

Polls Showing Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis Running Close

Florida has been the leading swing state in recent years in presidential races and close gubernatorial contests like what we saw in 2010 and 2014. Based on where DeSantis and Gillum are in the polls, Florida can expect another nail biter.

Rick Scott Urges Panhandle to Get Ready for Tropical Storm Gordon

With Tropical Storm Gordon expected to turn into a hurricane and hit the Mississippi coast on Tuesday night, Gov. Rick Scott told residents of the Panhandle to be ready for the storm’s impact.

Rick Scott, Bill Nelson Deadlocked in New Poll

With the primaries and Labor Day now in the rearview mirror, Florida is turning its attention to the general election and a new poll shows the race between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and...

Florida Democrats Tout Unity After Primary

Florida Democrats say they are ready for November and have put what at times was a contentious primary behind them. Four of the five candidates who competed in last Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary appeared at an...

Rick Scott Sends Another $3 Million to Counties Hit by Red Tide

Scott announced on Friday that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is sending another $3 million to help Floridians impacted by red tide, raising the total sent to that area to $9 million. 

Rick Scott Doubles Down on Moving Unused Funds to Help School Safety

While the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program was authorized to have $67 million for law enforcement to set up guardian programs with school districts, only $9 million of that had been used.