Posted in Florida Health State & National News

Coronavirus ‘panic’ could affect state budget; lobbyist says ‘it’s much ado about nothing’

BY Dara Kam and Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — As the stock marketed plummeted Monday, House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes,…

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Posted in Florida Health

Santa Rosa man with Coronavirus

Santa Rosa County now has a coronavirus case. Good thing, Escambia County posted its flyer before midnight. Still no email from Escambia County Communications and…

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Posted in Florida State & National News

Poll: Biden leads Florida Primary

Joe Biden still leads the Democratic Party field in the Florida Presidential Primary, but his lead has narrowed over the past 10 months. Late entry,…

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Posted in Florida State & National News

Gaetz pledges to no longer take federal PAC money

Congressman Matt Gaetz spoke this afternoon at the 2020 Conservative Political Action Conference. He announced that he no longer would take campaign contributions from federal…

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Posted in Business Florida

This could hurt dailies’ bottom-line

The Florida House Judiciary Committee has advanced legislation that would allow local governments to post legal notices on city websites rather than taking out ads…

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Posted in Florida

Flags fly at half-mast to honor former local lawmaker

Flags will be flown at half-staff today in honor of former state lawmaker John Broxson, who died last week. Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday directed…

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Posted in Escambia County Florida Pensacola

Williamson, Andrade get committee assignments, Hill not so many

Santa Rosa County lawmaker Jayer Williamson has been give a chairmanship and vice chair and three other committee assignments: Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee  Chair Workforce…

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Posted in Escambia County Florida Guns

Poll: Panhandle supports background checks

The latest Inweekly/Political Matrix poll found Florida’s First Congressional District strongly supports universal background checks. With 81% support, this issue does not seem to be…

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Posted in Florida Pensacola Politics

M.E. search committee makes recommendation

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced that the Medical Examiner’s Search Committee met on Aug. 14 to consider the resume of Dr. Scott Luzi for possible…

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