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Senate looks to add more medical pot licenses

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the bill sponsor saying it “faithfully” carries out a constitutional amendment that voters passed in November,…

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Gwen Graham: ‘This state is in desperate need of leadership that just cares’ [podcast]

Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham believes Florida is ready for a change. The daughter of former U.S. Senator and Governor Bob Graham visited our office last…

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Surprise: Gaetz supports Revised American Health Care Act

Yesterday, Republicans in the House of Representatives revealed several key changes to the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the new Republican healthcare plan. Congressman Matt…

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Broxson: Florida Senate sends a ‘clear message’ [podcast]

The Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism yesterday sent a clear message that the upper chamber wants to keep the Triumph Gulf Coast process “simple…

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Gaetz: BRAC is coming [podcast]

Congressman Matt Gaetz said yesterday that Northwest Florida should prepare for a new BRAC (Base Closure and Realignment Commission). The last BRAC was in 2005….

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Buzz: Enterprise Florida CEO resigns abruptly (update)

The word from Tallahassee is Gov. Rick Scott’s new Enterprise Florida CEO, Chris Hart, has resigned. Hart had only held the position three months. His…

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Rubio: Trump’s style is ‘what people voted for’

Yesterday, Sen. Marco Rubio appeared on “Meet the Press with Chuck Todd” and addressed President Donald Trump’s recent tweets alleging wiretapping. On Friday, Rubio traveled…

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GOP leaders go into session divided

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A philosophical schism is plaguing a fractured Republican Party leading up to what insiders characterize as potentially…

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Ten issues to watch during 2017 session

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida lawmakers are poised to return to Tallahassee for the March 7 start of the 2017 legislative…

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