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climate change

Democrats and Media Point to Climate Change After Hurricane Dorian

At last week’s CNN town hall forum focused on the “Climate Crisis,” the major Democratic presidential contenders said Florida was lucky to have avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian. But that didn’t stop them from blaming the storm on climate change.
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Marco Rubio Showcases Small Business, UNF in Jacksonville

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., headed to the First Coast to showcase a small business and meet with the president of the University of North Florida (UNF). 

Marco Rubio: Pentagon ‘Absolutely Right’ to Deny Funds to Schools Tied to Communist China’s...

Last year, Rubio wrote Miami Dade College, the University of North Florida (UNF), the University of South Florida (USF), the University of West Florida (UWF) and Cypress Bay High School on the matter, urging them to close their Confucius Institutes. So far, UNF, USF and UWF have severed ties with their Confucius Institutes.
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Ron DeSantis in Excellent Shape With Florida Voters as Legislative Session Begins

Despite his narrow win over Democrat Andrew Gillum in November, two polls released on Monday find DeSantis is well regarded by voters across the Sunshine State.
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After Two Months, Florida Approves of Rick Scott’s Performance in the Senate

St. Leo University released a poll on Monday showing Scott has the approval of half of Florida voters as 50.2 percent of them approved of the freshman Republican while 35 percent disapprove of him. Despite Scott serving two terms as governor, 15 percent of Florida voters are not sure what they think of Scott.
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Marco Rubio in Good Shape, Two New Polls Find

Now almost halfway through his second term in the U.S. Senate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is getting good marks from Florida voters, according to two polls released on Monday. 
Gun Control

Audrey Gibson, Tracie Davis Want DeSantis To Have National Guard Fight Crime in Jacksonville

Many First Coast residents say calling for the National Guard is nothing more than a political move to embarrass Curry. 
University of North Florida

David Szymanski to Be Inaugurated at UNF This Week

Szymanski, the sixth president of the University of North Florida, will be inaugurated on Friday and plans to make a major gift announcement.  
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News From Around Florida

Pam Bondi goes on the offensive about Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum, Amendment 4 on restoring voting rights to felons is top issue on Florida talk radio, and don't forget the independent voters in Florida.

Nancy Soderberg Tries to Ride Blue Wave in Northeast Florida

Democrats think they can win the seat in Congress being left by gubernatorial hopeful U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and they are putting their hopes on a Clinton-era national security expert to get it done. 
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Al Lawson Gets Bill Helping Small Businesses in National Defense Reauthorization Act

The bill cleared the U.S. House Small Business Committee back in June 2017 and U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez, D-NY, the ranking Democrat on the committee, went to bat for Lawson on Monday. 
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