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Gaetz: ‘This Justice Department is becoming too politicized’ [podcast]

On “Pensacola Speaks,” I asked Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) what was his take on the Jim Comey’s testimony before the U.S. Senate. Gaetz…

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Posted in Caring Politics State & National News

Lawmakers poised to vote on medical cannabis process today

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA House and Senate leaders might be divided on issues that forced them to return to the Capitol…

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How the State of Florida handles outside attorney contracts

Florida 287.059 Private attorney services — governs how the state’s executive branch handles the use of outside attorneys. The system considerable controls in the hands of…

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Medical pot regs slowly developing

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After state lawmakers failed to act, health officials on Thursday laid out a framework for adopting regulations…

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Posted in Health Politics State & National News

Gaetz answers healthcare questions without a body-slam [podcast]

Congressman Matt Gaetz was my guest yesterday on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks.” He stepped put a House Judiciary Committee meeting to talk about…

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Trump budget eliminates Amtrak, crushes dream of Pensacola route

U.S. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and his staff have reviewed the budget proposed by President Donald Trump. It apparently eliminates all Amtrak Services in Florida, which…

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Scott faces decision on ‘liquor wall’

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Opponents have mobilized to try to convince Gov. Rick Scott to veto a bill that would a…

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Constitutional panel wrestles with Sunshine Law

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A panel of the state Constitution Revision Commission deferred a decision Wednesday on how to follow open-government…

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Santa Rosa lawmaker praises colleagues [podcast]

State Rep. Jayer Williamson (R-Milton) has been widely praised for his work during the 2017 Session. Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Williamson credited Rep. Clay Ingram…

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