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Lakeisha Hood Promoted at Food, Nutrition and Wellness

 Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam tapped Lakeisha Hood to lead the Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness.

Roger Stone Takes Aim at Jeb Bush in New Book

Republican strategist Roger Stone, whose name has garnered some buzz as possible Libertarian candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Florida this year, will have a book coming out next week taking aim at former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla. 

AFP Ready to Rumble Against Film Incentives in the Senate

With the state Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development ready to take up a bill from Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, Americans for Prosperity’s (AFP) Florida chapter came out swinging against it, insisting Florida should not throw money at entertainment projects. 

Gwen Graham Showcases Efforts to Reach Across the Aisle

U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., showcased a study from CQ Roll Call which showed her as the most independent member of the Florida congressional delegation.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Donald Trump 'Troubling Development in Our Politics'

 From her perch as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., offered her take on the New Hampshire presidential primaries on Tuesday. 

SEIU Florida Backs Medical Marijuana Amendment

On Tuesday, the Service Employees International Union of Florida (SEIU Florida) endorsed a proposed state constitution amendment to expand medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. 

John Morgan Attacked for Backing Marijuana While Warning About Energy Drinks

An anti-drug group jabbed attorney John Morgan for warning about the dangers of energy drinks while being the chief supporter of a proposed state constitution amendment expanding medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. 

Ron DeSantis Launches Preemptive Strike at Carlos Beruff

With reports out that prominent Manatee County homebuilder Carlos Beruff is close to entering the Republican primary to replace U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., one of the GOP hopefuls launched a preemptive strike on Monday night. 

Vern Buchanan: Congress Needs to Take Quick Action on Zika Virus

With Florida now having 14 cases of the Zika virus in seven counties, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., called for Congress to put mosquito control programs and vaccination development on the fast track.

Mary Thomas Reels in Vietnam POW Endorsement

Running in the Republican primary to take on U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, Tallahassee attorney Mary Thomas announced on Monday she had won the endorsement of former  Leon County Veterans Services Director Dale Doss, a Navy veteran who spent five years as a POW in the Vietnam War. 



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