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Gaetz touts FY 2014-15 state budget

June 3, 2014

Today, Governor Rick Scott signed the state’s FY 2014-2015 budget which makes substantial investments in Bay, Escambia, Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington Counties in Northwest Florida. Niceville Republican Don Gaetz, who was serving…

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Scalia may have conflict on hearing BP appeal

May 29, 2014

Last Thursday, attorney Mike Papantonio said on Ed Schultz’s television program that Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito must recuse themselves from hearing BP’s appeal on whether it should pay further damages to businesses…

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Trial puts redistricting under microscope

May 20, 2014

By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida A high-stakes trial that could decide the future of the state’s congressional districts began Monday in Tallahassee, as a Republican political consultant testified that he didn’t influence the…