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West Palm Beach Attorney Michelle Suskauer Elected Florida Bar President

West Palm Beach attorney Michelle Suskauer has been chosen as president-elect designate of The Florida Bar.
Suskauer will be sworn in as president-elect at the Bar's annual convention in Boca Raton June 23, when current President-elect Michael J. Higer of Miami becomes president. Suskauer will begin her term as Bar president in June 2018.

RPOF Chair Blaise Ingoglia Praises Scott for Appointing Special Prosecutor in Cop Killing Case

Blaise IngogliaRepublican Party of Florida chairman Blaise Ingoglia had high praise for Gov. Rick Scott's decision to appoint a special prosecutor to take over in the Markeith Loyd case.

Manny Diaz Raises $27,000 During First Week of March

2018 may be a year away, but Rep. Manny Diaz Jr., R-Hialeah, is still reeling in the dough for his Senate campaign.

Cardinal Dolan Discusses Benefits of School Choice

In case you missed it, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York discussed the benefits of school choice with Neil Cavuto on the Fox Network, reflecting a column he wrote for the Wall Street Journal. Dolan makes the case that parental choice in education is a powerful tool for improving traditional public schools while also combating poverty by giving all children the best education for their needs.

Adam Putnam: More Bad News on Florida Citrus

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released the following statement Thursday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its monthly citrus crop forecast for the 2016-2017 season, which is down 4 percent from the February forecast:

Meanwhile, the Hillary Clinton Email Case Is Still Alive and Well in Federal Court

Judicial Watch announced Thursday a hearing has been set for Tuesday, March 7 on Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails sent or received during her tenure from February 2009 to January 31, 2013. The FOIA request also includes all emails by other State Department employees to Clinton regarding her non-‘’ email address (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:15-cv-00687)).  The case is before Judge James E. Boasberg.

Finally! Florida Courts System Launches Social Media

Not a decade too soon, Florida’s State Courts System is entering the social media age, admits Paul Flemming, the system's public information officer.

Rubio Files Bill to Rename Street Outside Russian Embassy After Slain Putin Critic

Marco RubioU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has filed legislation to name a street in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C., after one of Vladimir Putin’s slain opponents. 

Brian Mast, Bill Posey Team Up for Caucus to Clean Up Indian River Lagoon

Two Florida congressmen are teaming up to form a new Congressional caucus focused on the Sunshine State's very own Indian River Lagoon.

Everglades Foundation to Come Back Tuesday with Its Own Reservoir Economic Study

Bruce Ritchie of Politico reported Monday  the Everglades Foundation will release its own study Tuesday on the economic benefits of building a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee.



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