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Lawmakers: Study High Speed Rail Operations in Florida

March 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

In a victory for the citizens of the Treasure Coast region, and based on work by Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida (CARE FL) and Indian River and Martin Counties, the Florida Legislature has included language in the state budget directing the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) to commission a study to examine existing and planned passenger rail operations, including high-speed passenger rail, in Florida. 

Howard Dean Endorses Gwen Graham in Florida Governor's Race

March 13, 2018 - 10:00am
Howard Dean and Gwen Graham

Despite her reputation as a moderate, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., announced on Tuesday that her old boss former Gov. Howard Dean, D-Vt., was backing her bid to be Florida’s next governor. 

Retailers, Restaurants Can Expect More Green this St. Patrick's Day

March 12, 2018 - 12:15am

Expect many Americans to be wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday--but that’s not the only green the event will bring in. 

From Perch on Agriculture Committee, Darren Soto Champions Public Seed Reforms

March 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Darren Soto

From his seat on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is looking to revive public seed breeding and research. 

Pundits Improve Stephanie Murphy's Chances for Another Term, Downgrade Vern Buchanan's

March 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
Stephanie Murphy and Vern Buchanan

A prominent national pundit gave Democrats better chances in two congressional races in Florida. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Joins Congressional Dems on Bill Making National Security Offices More Diverse

March 8, 2018 - 3:15pm
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Gerry Conolly

This week, a South Florida Republican congresswoman paired up with two congressional Democrats to make federal national security offices more diverse.

Florida Voters From Both Parties Undecided on Gubernatorial Race

March 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Adam Putnam, Gwen Graham and Ron DeSantis

A new poll shows Florida voters remain undecided about who they want to replace term limited Gov. Rick Scott in November. 

Rick Scott Besting Bill Nelson in New Poll

March 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
Rick Scott and Bill Nelson

A new poll shows Gov. Rick Scott ahead of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in what is expected to be one of the nation’s most important U.S. Senate races this year. 

Rick Scott's Action Plan for Keeping Students Safe, Full Text

March 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

Gov. Rick Scott met Tuesday in Orange Park with South and Northeast Florida police chiefs to discuss his action plan to help keep Florida students safe, including a $500 million investment in school safety and mental health.

Patrick Murphy Backs Jeremy Ring in CFO Race

March 5, 2018 - 6:30pm
Patrick Murphy and Jeremy Ring

The Democratic leadership in Florida continues to line up behind former state Sen. Jeremy Ring who is running to be the Sunshine State’s CFO.



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