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Hillary Clinton Headed to Orlando Next Week

Former U.S. Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, the favorite to win the Democratic presidential nomination, is heading to Central Florida next week as she readies for the primary on March 15. 

Florida TaxWatch Shows Where Holiday Shopping Sales Tax Goes

With the Thanksgiving weekend being the traditional start of holiday shopping, Florida TaxWatch released a guide to where sales tax dollars go. 

Marco Rubio Condemns Iran for Imprisoning Washington Post Reporter

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., condemned Iran for  imprisoning Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian as a spy and called on the Obama White House to do more against that Middle Eastern nation. 

AFP Likes Rick Scott's Tax Cuts But Not Proposed Funds for Enterprise Florida

The Florida chapter of Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP) liked the tax cuts included in Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed $79.3 budget but was far less enthusiastic of the governor’s call for giving Enterprise Florida $250 million to lure businesses to the Sunshine State. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Urges Congressional Leadership Battle Abortion Through Appropriations

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., signed off on a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., calling for cutting funds to abortion providers during the appropriations process. 

Florida TaxWach Praises Rick Scott's Budget Proposal

 Dominic Calabro, the president and CEO of Florida TaxWatch, cheered Gov. Rick Scott’s $79.3 billion budget proposal on Monday. 

Thad Altman, Lori Berman Team Up on Standards for Interpreters Focused on Deaf K-12 Students

Florida is one of five states that do not have standards for interpreters in K-12 for deaf and hard of hearing students but a new bill seeks to change that.

Marco Rubio: No Bailout for Insurance Companies on Obamacare

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., repeated his insistence that insurance companies should not be bailed out by taxpayers due to President Barack Obama's federal health-care law.

AFP Urges Florida Legislature Pass Three Health-Care Bills

The Florida chapter of fiscal conservative group Americans for Prosperity (AFP) expressed its support of three bills in the Florida Legislature concerning health-care. 

Paul Ryan Turns to Carlos Curbelo as Congress Conferences on Education Bill

This week, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., turned to U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., to conference committee on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.


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