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SFWMD Public Meeting Set on Scientists' Review of Caloosahatchee Water Flow

The South Florida Water Management District has scheduled a one-day public meeting and independent scientific peer review workshop as part of the District's reevaluation of the minimum flow level (MFL) criteria for the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary.

Frederica Wilson Backs Andrew Gillum for Governor

U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., threw her support to Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum to be Florida’s next governor. 

Matt Gaetz, Neal Dunn Focus on Chinese Government's Role in Corporate Espionage

While Congress is expected to stay out of Washington D.C. for the rest of the month, two North Florida Republican freshmen are planning to hold a public hearing on how China is engaged in corporate espionage and violating intellectual property. 

Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday morning, ending a stormy six-month stint in the job after President Trump offered to hire New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director, the Washington Times reports.

Brian Mast Raises $700,000 in Second Quarter

Freshman U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., says he's raised over $700,000 for his reelection bid in 2018, adding precious financial resources Mast will most assuredly need next year.

Berny Jacques Picks Up Endorsement from Seminole Vice Mayor Chris Burke in HD66 Race

Florida House of Representatives hopeful Berny Jacques has nabbed another endorsement in his race for Florida's 66th House District.

Watch Tropical Depression 4 through Mid-July

Tropical Depression 4 formed over the Atlantic late Wednesday evening and may remain a concern through the middle of July as it takes a path near the Lesser Antilles then near the East Coast of the United States.

Jim Poppell Takes Over at the Florida Lottery

 On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott named Jim Poppell as secretary of the Florida Lottery. Poppell will start his new duties on July 10, replacing Tom Delacenserie who left at the start of the month to become president and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery. David Mica, the chief of staff of the Florida Lottery, has been serving as interim secretary. 

Rick Scott Taps Jonathan Zachem to Lead DPBR

On Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott named Jonathan Zachem as secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). 

Kirsten Gillibrand Backs Gwen Graham for Governor

Continuing her bid to be Florida’s next governor, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., announced on Tuesday that she had won the endorsement of U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY. 


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