By Lauren Jadotte on May 15th, 2015 | Last updated: May 15, 2015 at 5:42 pm
Governor Rick Scott signed almost three dozen bills into law this week. The new laws address issues ranging from revenge porn to the use of drones.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that mandates online registration in October 2017. Scott said in a letter that he was signing the bill with “hesitation.”
By Dana Edwards on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am
Rubio, Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ unveil bipartisan immigration deal – A group of eight Democratic and Republicans senators, including Florida’s Marco Rubio, will officially release a wide-ranging immigration plan Monday that could give a pathway to citizenship, tighten border security […]
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By Zac Blobner on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm
The District 21 state house race in Florida offers Republican incumbent Keith Perry and Democratic newcomer Andrew Morey. Both candidates have a Florida background and based their careers outside politics in Alachua County.
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By Chip Skambis on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm
Democrat Will Mazzota, a University of Florida student, and Republican Rob Bradley, a lawyer from Clay County are vying for the District 7 senate seat in the 2012 election. The majority of voters slated to vote in the Florida senate District 7 race are Republicans, but the candidates said they are both campaigning the best they can.
By Sara Drumm on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2012 at 4:52 am
Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, stopped at David’s Real Pit BBQ, 521 NE 23rd Ave., Thursday to speak to a limited crowd as part of a series of campaign stops through Florida.
By Wade Millward on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 10:28 am
FBI offers $50,000 reward for terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, alleged co-conspirator with Tarek Mehanna – The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, who once lived in Mansfield, Mass., and […]
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By Julian Hernandez on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:58 am
Former GOP candidate Herman Cain spoke at the University of Florida as part of a college tour to encourage students to be informed and to pursue their goals.
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While many were focused on the O’Connell Center, about 75 attendees sporting “Romney — Believe in America” stickers and sipping on beer gathered at The Swamp restaurant as George P. Bush, eldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush spoke about Maverick PAC, a political action committee focused on engaging a new generation of Republican leaders.