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Weekly Roundup: What is the meaning?

By Dara Kam Recap and analysis of the week in state government TALLAHASSEE — Floridians a year ago overwhelmingly approved a change to the state…

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Buzz: Matt Gaetz to replace Pence on GOP ticket

Last night, we renewed Inweekly Martini Nights at Angelena’s. About 30 people showed up, and, as with past Martini Nights, several shared gossip and news…

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Signatures piling up for pot initiative

Racing to try to get on the November 2020 ballot, a political committee backing a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana had submitted more…

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Yovanovitch testimony shows diplomat undermined by business interests

I spent my afternoon reading the testimony of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. It details a public servant being undermined by an attorney and…

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Questions remain after felons’ rights ruling

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee has sent a memo to county elections supervisors with…

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Gaetz again attempts to derail impeachment process

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Ft. Walton Beach) last week tired a sit-in to derail the depositions regarding President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. Today, he has filed…

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Former U.S. attorney for our area to head First Amendment group

Former U.S. Attorney Pamela Marsh will become president of the First Amendment Foundation on Dec. 1, the open-government advocacy group announced Friday. Marsh, who served…

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Nobody wants Mike Hill to sponsor their local bills

No one wants State Rep. Mike Hill to sponsor any local bills for appropriations–another sign of how ineffective the District 1 Republican is in Tallahassee….

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Poll: Florida Panhandle against impeachment

Fox News last week released a national poll that showed more than half of the country believed President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed…

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