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Hill has slight lead in House District 1 race

Former State Rep. Mike Hill has a slight lead over Rebekah Bydlak in the race to replace State Rep, Clay Ingram: 27.0%-22.4%. Inweekly/Political Matrix poll…

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House amendment screws up Child Marriage Bill

The Florida House has adopted its version of the Child Marriage Bill that paves the way for parents to continue forcing their pregnant daughters, ages…

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Posted in Pensacola Politics

White warns of ‘balkanization of Triumph funds’ [podcast]

On “Pensacola Speaks” yesterday, State Rep. Frank White said that he doesn’t support Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward’s request that the Triumph funds be allocated to…

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Florida House takes aim at local regs

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Legislation that would bar city and county governments from regulating businesses, unless state laws specifically allowed them…

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House fires back against Enterprise Florida [video]

The Florida House has created a YouTube video that argues its case to eliminate Enterprise Florida. It opens with Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute that…

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Corcoran and House ready to take on world

In his weekly roundup, Brandon Larrabee of The News Service of Florida reports: If Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran intended to shake up the legislative…

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Florida House committee votes to eliminate Visit Florida, Enterperise Florida and more

The Florida House of Representative’s Careers & Competition Subcommittee passed a bill today that would eliminate programs that Speaker Richard Corcoran and conservative groups, like…

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Posted in Florida Politics

House bills sponsored by Rep. Frank White

Freshman State Rep. Frank White has submitted eight bills for consideration: HB 55 – Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans General Bill by Burgess and White…

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Sen. Broxson and other senators file Triumph Gulf Coast bill

State Sen. Doug Broxson, along with Senators Bill Montford and George Gainer, have a filed a bill that would appropriate $300 million in BP oil…

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