Posted in Health State & National News

Deal reached on COVID-19 liability protections

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Legislative leaders announced Thursday they have an agreement on COVID-19 liability protections for businesses, nursing…

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Posted in Politics State & National News

Lawmakers move to abolish Constitution Revision Commission

With the full Senate poised to take up the issue, a plan that would abolish an influential panel that can place proposed constitutional amendments on…

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Posted in Recovery State & National News

DeSantis offers blueprint for stimulus spending

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis pitched plans Tuesday to use nearly half of the money coming to…

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Gaetz tweets before and after Jan. 6 insurrection

The chair of the House Administration Committee, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) on Friday released the social media posts of her Republican colleagues that she…

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DeSantis quotes Merle Haggard and reaches for ‘new horizons’

To open the 2021 Legislative Session, Gov. Ron DeSantis gave the traditional State of the State that touted his actions during the COVID-19 pandemic and…

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Sprowls: Session ‘more like a state fair’ than boxing match

The Florida Legislature opened its 2021 session today. House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, gave a four-minute speech in which he said that much of…

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Bookies like Trump, Haley and DeSantis for 2024

Following the CPAC this weekend, SportsBetting.ag changes its 2024 Election odds. The bookies dropped Gov. Ron DeSantis’ 2024 Republican nominee odds to 5/1 after being…

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Buzz: Gaetz for Ag Commish persists

After Biden’s inauguration, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) teased the media that the only office statewide office he would consider running for in 2022…

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Florida Senate moves to the right —and fast

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate has long been considered the saucer that cools the hot tea, a…

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