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Category Archives: Tallahassee

Governor Rick Scott Applauds Law Enforcement on Arrest in Seminole Heights Murders

 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement following the Tampa Police Department’s announcement of the apprehension of a suspect in the Seminole Heights murders. The Governor visited Seminole Heights last week and has dedicated state law enforcement resources from the Florida Highway Patrol and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to assist…

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First DCA Says Emergency Generator Rule Remains in Effect; Agreeing with Governor Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the First District Court of Appeal rejected a motion by the nursing home industry to invalidate the Governor’s life-saving emergency generator rule. The Court in a one-page order denied the nursing home industry’s claim that the emergency generator rule is not in effect as the appeals process continues. According to FS120.56(3)(b) and legal precedent, the Governor’s…

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State Representative Randy Fine and State Senator Jeff Brandes Introduced Bills To Cut Government Contracts With Anti-Isael Companies

PALM BAY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – State Representative Randy Fine (R-South Brevard County) and State Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg), filed identical bills Tuesday, HB 545 and SB 780, which will amend the 2016 Florida law championed by Senate President Joe Negron and former Representative Ritch Workman to create a new zero-tolerance policy for Florida governments…

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Rep. Smith Re-files Bipartisan Bill (HB 463) Banning Steroids In Dog Racing

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Democratic and Republican lawmakers are joining forces to protect racing greyhounds from the use of harmful anabolic steroids. Representatives Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Orlando), prime co-sponsor Representative Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) and Senator Dana Young (R-Tampa) announced the filing of HB 463 and SB 674 which bans the use of the drugs as recommended by the Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc.…

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Who are Florida’s 29 Electors?

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Monday, December 19, 2016 the Electoral College, which consists of 538 members from across the United States, will meet for the 58th time at their respective state capital to cast the only official vote for president of the United States. Florida Electors’ Names The following are the Republican presidential…

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Keith Tandy voted Castrol EDGE Clutch Performer of the Week

TAMPA – The National Football League announced today that Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Keith Tandy has been voted Castrol EDGE Clutch Performer of the Week for Week 14. Tandy, earning his first career Clutch Performer of the Week award, recorded a game-clinching interception with under a minute remaining in Tampa Bay’s 16-11 victory over the…

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Court grants 1-day extension for Florida registration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Today, a federal judge has issued a one-day extension to Florida’s voter registration deadline and will hear arguments on a longer extension in a Wednesday hearing. The order from District Judge Mark Walker is at least a partial victory for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The initial registration deadline had been Tuesday. But…

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Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Matthew Preparedness and Response Efforts as Storm Impacts Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – (FNN NEWS) Today, Governor Rick Scott met with emergency management officials in Tallahassee and Stuart and St. Augustine as the state prepares for Hurricane Matthew, a life-threatening category four storm. Florida remains under both tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings. Governor Scott has remained in constant communication with state and local…

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Florida Health Department Approves 5 Nurseries to Grow Medical Marijuana

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — The Florida Department of Health announced the five dispensing organizations approved to provide patients with intractable epilepsy and people with advanced cancer access to low-THC cannabis. The five approved organizations are: Northwest Region – Hackney Nursery Company Northeast Region – Chestnut Hill Tree Farm, LLC Central Region – Knox Nursery,…

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