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A preview in 2018 GOP governor’s race

August 14, 2017

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s next governor won’t be elected for more than a year, but Republican leaders from across the state got a taste of what’s in store — literally —…

Politics

Putnam in Pensacola tomorrow, on radio today

May 18, 2017

GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam will join small businesses in Pensacola for a roundtable discussion on the Gulf Coast recovery. Next, he will meet and greet supporters in Destin. Finally as part of his swing through…

Politics

Net worths of Florida Cabinet reported

July 1, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth dropped nearly 19 percent — mainly due to a reduction in the value of his investments in a blind trust — during the…

Politics

Orlando gunman cleared background checks

June 13, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The gunman who carried out a massacre early Sunday in an Orlando nightclub passed all of the legally required background checks for his weapons, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam…

Business

Putnam declares citrus crisis

March 6, 2016

On Friday, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam issued a crisis declaration to the Environmental Protection Agency in order to help the citrus industry fight citrus greening. His statement is as follows: “We have issued…

Business

Putnam Florida orange corp in ‘free fall’

December 10, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The outlook for production of Florida oranges, the state’s signature crop, continues to drop. For the second consecutive month, the Florida orange-harvest forecast for the 2015-2016 growing season…

Environment

Putnam calls on lawmakers to approve water policy

September 29, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Monday that Florida lawmakers must approve a water-policy plan floated last spring to avoid the types of shortages being experienced in California. Putnam,…

Politics

Bondi early favorite for U.S. Senate in 2016

March 26, 2015

GOP insiders keep telling me that Marco Rubio will run for president and forego an second term in the U.S. Senate. If he does, then how does it impact Florida politics? On Pensacola Speaks, Peter Schorsch…