Florida Five: Crist invokes Capone, Scott touts tax cuts in NYC, AFP targets 3 in GOP

Below you will find Thursday’s Florida Five stories – our picks from the day’s hottest political stories around the state.

AFP Five for FlAFP-FL targets 3 in GOP: Americans for Prosperity’s Florida chapter launched a scathing campaign against three state senators because of their poor votes on common-sense reforms and economic freedom-related issues during the 2013 legislative session…Read more.

Crunch time for small businesses: Florida‘s small businesses are running out of time if they’re expecting to enroll their employees in health insurance plans offered through the Obamacare Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP exchange…Read more.

Crist invokes Capone: Republican Party of Florida wasted little time Wednesday hitting back at Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist for Crist’s ludicrous statement Tuesday comparing the governor of Florida to a murdering hoodlum – Al Capone…Read more.

NYSE4bScott touts tax cuts in NYC: Florida Gov. Rick Scott was in New York City Wednesday promoting his proposed $500 million in tax and fee cuts for the Sunshine State’s residents. Scott visited the New York Stock Exchange and appeared on Fox Business’ “Varney & Co”…Read more.

Pathetically low Obamacare enrollment in Fla: According to the Department of Health and Human Services, 3,571 Florida residents were among just 106,000 who have signed up nationwide, about 20 percent of the number the Obama administration expected…Read more.

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