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Ladapo says he can’t communicate ‘clearly’ with mask

By Jim Turner,The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo on Tuesday defended his decision not to wear a mask when…

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No Florida election audit

Florida does not plan to review the 2020 election, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday during an appearance in St. Pete Beach. “What we do in…

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Milton cuts taxes for 2022

Press release: With the adoption of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget at a special meeting of the Milton City Council on September 28, 2021,…

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DeSantis appoints Keefe Public Safety Czar

The former U.S. Attorney for our district, Larry Keefe, has been appointed the state’s Public Safety Czar. Today, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-223 to…

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Minimum wage hike, vaping changes take effect

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Minimum wage workers in Florida will get a voter-approved pay boost this week, while about…

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Real News podcast: Salzman on House committees

I interviewed State Rep. Michelle Salzman today on NewsTalk 1370. We discussed Gov. DeSantis’ proposal to get rid of the year-end assessments in our public…

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Simpson files to run for AG commissioner

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Wilton Simpson, a wealthy Republican from Trilby whose business holdings include a giant…

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Monoclonal antibody treatment site coming to Bayview Park

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Floridians who have received monoclonal antibody treatments, and announced that Florida will open a new monoclonal antibody treatment…

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Broxson named vice chair for redistricting; Andrade named to House committee

State Senator Doug Broxson has been named vice chair of the Florida Senate’s Reapportionment Committee. Reapportionment Ray Rodrigues, Chair Doug Broxson, Vice Chair Aaron Bean…

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