March fundraising numbers are in, says the Republican National Committee, and the RNC set a new fundraising record for the month of March. The Committee announced it raked in $13.8 million last month.
FOX News Channel (FNC) and the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) announced Thursday they will partner for a nationally televised 2018 Florida Gubernatorial Republican Primary Debate on Thursday, June 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m. EST in Orlando.
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board on Thursday approved a key land purchase from a willing seller. The parcel is necessary to build the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Storage Reservoir as called for in 2017's Senate Bill 10.
Political animals of all stripes likely will be clamoring for "Everything Trump Touches Dies" -- a new book to be released in August for Simon and Schuster's Free Press imprint. Especially coming as it does from the AntiTrump, Rick Wilson -- who sees our president as a cancer on the GOP.
Incoming Florida Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, announced Wednesday that Lisa Vickers, a longtime senior policy advisor in the Office of the Senate President, will serve as Senate chief of staff during the 2018-2020 legislative term.
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board approved a partnership with Collier County Thursday to improve flood protection for the Immokalee area by clearing the State Road 29 Canal of trees and debris.
The 2018 legislative session will continue on past Friday and the normal 60 days -- for however long it will take to pass a new $87 billion budget. Lawmakers failed to beat the Tuesday deadline -- last day before a 72-hour cooling-off period was set to begin. The new fiscal year begins July 1.
The Florida Sheriffs Association released an urgent letter Tuesday afternoon requesting adequate funding for school resource officers. The letter was sent to Gov. Rick Scott, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, and Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart. Here is the text in its entirety:
Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, congratulated the House Thursday for passing what he claims is "the strongest sexual harassment reforms (HB 7007) in the nation."
Caulkins Water Farm, one of the few truly good-news projects to emerge on the Treasure Coast since blue-green algae began fouling the St. Lucie estuary, has received one of Keep Martin Beautiful's 12 2018 Environmental Stewardship Awards.