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Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera Joins Crowded Congressional Race in South Florida

August 31, 2017 - 8:30am

Former Doral City Councilwoman Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera has jumped into the crowded race to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., in what is shaping up to be a competitive race in South Florida. 

Thanks to Hurricane Harvey, Gas Prices Going Up in Florida on Labor Day Weekend

September 1, 2017 - 6:00am

Just in time for the Labor Day weekend, gas prices have reached their highest average of the year due to Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Houston and the western part of the Gulf--and Florida drivers will pay higher prices at the pumps.

Vern Buchanan Wants Congress to Fight Red Tide, Slaughtering Horses

August 30, 2017 - 10:30am

When Congress returns to Washington D.C. next week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., intends to bring three amendments to the House floor to fight red tide and horse slaughter and protecting the Florida panther. 

Bill Nelson Urges Trump Administration to Keep Florida Panther Covered by Endangered Species Act

August 30, 2017 - 9:00am

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is the latest member of the Florida delegation calling on the Trump administration to keep Florida panthers on the endangered species list.

Florida Voters Want Confederate Statues to Stay, Support Concealed Carry

August 29, 2017 - 9:45am
Robert E. Lee Memorial in Fort Myers

A new poll shows Florida voters support keeping statues honoring the leaders of the Confederacy, continue to support concealed carry and have concerns with former President Barack Obama’s health-care law. 

Florida Republicans, Democrats Undecided in Gubernatorial Race, Poll Finds

August 29, 2017 - 9:15am
Adam Putnam and John Morgan

A year until the primaries, with Gov. Rick Scott facing term limits next year, Florida Republicans and Democrats are not sure who they want to replace him in Tallahassee, a new poll shows.

Bill Nelson, Rick Scott Running Close in New 2018 Senate Poll

August 29, 2017 - 8:30am
Bill Nelson and Rick Scott

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Gov. Rick Scott are running close in a new poll looking at what is expected to be one of the leading Senate races in the nation come 2018. 

Hurricane Harvey Raises Gas Prices Across Florida

August 28, 2017 - 8:30am
Hurricane Harvey

While all eyes are on how it impacted Houston, which is still dealing with major flooding, Hurricane Harvey also led to a dramatic increase in gas prices in the Sunshine State. 

Cris Dosev Wants a Rematch With Matt Gaetz

August 28, 2017 - 6:00am
Cris Dosev and Matt Gaetz

Businessman and Marines veteran Cris Dosev raised some eyebrows with his solid showing in the Republican primary for an open congressional seat in the Florida Panhandle and now he is back for a rematch.

After More than Four Decades, Tommy Hazouri Stays on Jacksonville's Political Stage

August 26, 2017 - 6:00am
Tommy Hazouri

More than four decades after he was elected to the Florida House and more than a quarter of a century after he was thrown out of the mayor’s office after one term in Jacksonville, Democrat Tommy Hazouri continues to make waves on the First Coast.



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