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VIDEO: Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried Files to Run for Governor

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN) – It’s official, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried officially filed to run for Florida governor Tuesday. The conversation of Fried’s potential gubernatorial run first began in May, after she had already voiced her frustration at the end of the Legislative Session in Tallahassee, slamming Governor Ron DeSantis and the majority-Republican legislature. “This Session…

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Fried on Piney Point: Emergency De-Escalated, but ‘Many Balls Were Dropped in the Process’

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried addressed the Piney Point reservoir water leak in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, saying she was informed that “the emergency has de-escalated” over the last 24 hours, but warned that this situation could have been prevented were it not for what she called…

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Angel Perry Running to Replace Outgoing State Rep. Rene Plasencia

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Republican Angelique “Angel” Perry has filed paperwork Wednesday to run for Florida House of Representatives’ District 50 seat, which cover parts of Orange and Brevard counties, according to the Florida Division of Elections website. Perry, who is African American and a longtime union organizer in Central Florida, is running to replace…

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State Representative Daisy Morales Marks 100 Days in Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Freshman State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) celebrates her first 100 days in office, sharing approximately three-and-a-half months of consistent service to her constituents, strong outreach to Hispanic and underserved communities, and bold legislative action. View the full report here.   “I’m proud of what my staff and I have already achieved in the first 100…

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Reps. Bartleman, Morales Issue Statements on Biden Administration Granting TPS Status to Venezuelans in the U.S.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – In an important shift in policy from the Trump administration, the Biden administration granted temporary protected status (or TPS), to Venezuelans living in the United States. This could allow thousands who fled Venezuela to stay in the country legally. State Representatives Robin Bartleman (D-Weston) and Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) have joined the…

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