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Yesterday | Sunshine State News

Gubernatorial, Cabinet Primaries Hold Little Drama

Florida has had more than its share of dramatic statewide primaries in recent years but as voters go to the polls on Tuesday, this time out looks pretty calm.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Entomology, Science, University of Florida, Life, Fruits, Food

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

The orange adorns the state license plate. The University of Florida's famed football stadium was named after an orange magnate.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Entomology, Science, University of Florida, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Lake Alfred, FL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Stacked deck on Florida water policy

A Tampa Bay Times examination of secret trips by Republican lawmakers, including Gov. Rick Scott, to King Ranch in Texas that were orchestrated and at least partially financed by U.S. Sugar shows everything that's wrong with the money-laundering that passes for legal campaign financing today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Brevard County, FL, Opinion

Creative Loafing Tampa

Mitch Perry Report 8.22.14: Fun with fundraising

Thank God it's Friday, we say this morning. Why, you ask? Was it a particularly trying week? No, it's because candidates running in Tuesday's primary election can no longer ask you for money for that particular contest.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Tallahassee, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Scott and Putnam disclose a few more details on King Ranch trips

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam this week provided the most detail yet on his hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas, saying he did not discuss state business, such as water policy, while visiting hunting land leased by U.S. Sugar.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors

ETaiwanNews.com

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

The orange adorns the state license plate. The University of Florida's famed football stadium was named after an orange magnate.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Entomology, Science, University of Florida, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Lake Alfred, FL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

As he touts pro-sugar legislation, Southerland first congressman to acknowledge King Ranch trip

Standing alongside Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and representatives from business groups, U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland on Monday touted federal legislation to block federal oversight of waterways and wetlands in favor of state and local government agencies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Florida

News 4 Jax

Fla. leaders fight EPA on water authority

"An outrageous new rule that would expand its regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act to almost any body of water," said Adam Putnam, Florida's Commissioner of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Environmental Law, Law, Agriculture, Science

Sun Aug 17, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

With close ties to sugar, Florida's next House speaker admits taking King Ranch trip

Crisafulli, who becomes the most powerful man in the Florida House of Representatives this fall, has been a major beneficiary of the state's sugar industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Agriculture, Science, us Travel, Travel, Merritt Island, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bradenton.com

Crist gets another boost with public money

And it's coming from Florida taxpayers. Crist on Friday received more than $474,000 when he received his second check of public matching funds.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, Alex Sink

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News 4 Jax

Florida Voter's Guide

Absentee voting is under way and early voting begins Friday in the Aug. 26 Florida Primary Election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government

Capital Soup

Statement by Commissioner Putnam on EPA's Decision to Allow Local...

Tallahassee, FL - Following the announcement that the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection has reversed its decision and will again allow local and state firefighters to have access to military surplus equipment without burdensome regulations, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released this statement: "I am pleased the Obama ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tallahassee, FL

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Capital Soup

Media Advisory Update: Florida Polytechnic to Officially Open with Launch Ceremony

WHAT: On Saturday, August 16, State and University leaders will gather for a special LAUNCH Ceremony to celebrate the completion of the iconic Innovation, Science and Technology Building and the official opening of Florida Polytechnic University.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Former Gov. Jeb Bush in Punta Gorda today

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam will be in Punta Gorda today to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Charley.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Bush

Tue Aug 12, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Rich's mailer touts record as progressive

The other highlights Rich's experience in the Florida Senate, where she served for eight years, and stresses her progressive credentials.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Charlie Crist, US Governors, Okaloosa County, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 12

The state Legislature has approved a new map for Florida's congressional districts after a judge ruled that the former districts were drawn illegally to benefit Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alcee Hastings, Florida, Florida Government, Democrat

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Crist gets campaign boost with public money

Crist gets campaign boost with public money Former Gov. Charlie Crist is getting some help for his campaign from taxpayers.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott

FloridAgriculture

Rep. Southerland Stands with Farm Families

We hear a lot of commentary these days about Congressional gridlock. But members of Florida's Congressional delegation are willing to take action in support of our farm families.

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Related Topix: Mario Diaz-Balart, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Representative Richard Nugent, Representative Dennis Ross

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Sunshine State News

Florida Lawmakers' Personal Wealth Keeps Growing

For some Florida legislators, politics is more profitable than business. Especially if you serve on the governor's Cabinet.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Florida, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Niceville, FL

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