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Fla. GOP has fun with media’s ‘Obama pivots’ headlines

Sometimes even good press can come back to haunt you. In a news release Thursday, the Republican Party of Florida had some fun comparing President Obama’s economic […]

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PBC commissioner’s confused First Amendment rant

Democratic Palm Beach County Commissioner Jess Santamaria’s incoherent rant this week shows what little respect he has for the civil justice system and the First Amendment when […]

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Florida’s state lawmakers love natural gas

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s state lawmakers love natural gas. The alternative fuel emits less pollution while costing less than gasoline, making potential environmental and economic benefits too much […]

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Fla. AG Pam Bondi launches partnership to stop human trafficking

In an effort to combat human trafficking, Fla. Attorney General Pam Bondi launched a partnership Tuesday with various industries throughout Florida, which includes an online toolkit developed […]

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Fla. special session on Medicaid a non-starter, GOP lawmaker says

Florida Democrats’ demands for a special session to deal with Medicaid expansion are unlikely to produce much, a key Republican lawmaker said Tuesday. State Rep. Dennis Baxley, […]

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Republican governors rule, says new survey of best and worst

Chief Executive Magazine released its “2013 Best and Worst States for Business” Monday and not surprisingly, Republican governors lead the top 12. It’s the ninth year for […]

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So long Jersey shore, Hertz relocating headquarters to Florida

Gov. Rick Scott and rental car giant, Hertz, announced Tuesday the move of the company’s worldwide headquarters to Estero, Florida. Leaving Park Ridge, New Jersey, the move […]

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Coke announces $2 billion investment in Florida citrus land

That’s a lot of oranges. The Coca-Cola company on Tuesday announced it will invest $2 billion in Sunshine State citrus land over the next 25 years. The […]

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Rubio, Cruz co-sponsor Gosnell resolution to investigate late term abortions

Eleven Senate Republicans, led by Mike Lee of Utah, introduced a resolution asking that chamber to consider tighter control over abortion clinics given the horrors disclosed at […]

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Palm Beach Post writer ‘appalled’ by freedom of the press

When Stacey Singer of the liberal Palm Beach Post tweeted to me Friday that she was “appalled” I’d “ever post such a thing,” I was kind of […]

Cooling a hot issue, Fla. lawmakers pass voting-reform law

OK, OK, enough already. Tired of being the butt of late-night jokes, the Florida Legislature on Friday passed an election overhaul bill that aims to cut out […]

Fla. Democrats want another bite at the Medicaid apple

TALLAHASSEE – The battle lines haven’t changed. With Florida state House Republicans holding firm against Medicaid expansion under Obamacare, Florida’s 2013 legislative session had barely ended when […]