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    ICYMI: WINK: Gov. Scott is Fighting for Faster Aid for Florida Citrus Farmers

    Apr 13 • 114 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: WINK: Gov. Scott is Fighting for Faster Aid for Florida Citrus Farmers

    “Gov. Scott is Fighting for Faster Aid for Florida Citrus Farmers” WINK (CBS) – Fort Myers, FL April 12, 2018 To view the clip, click HERE.... Read more

    Florida lawmakers call on FEMA to expedite reimbursement of disaster-related expenses owed to local governments

    Apr 12 • 142 Views • Comments Off on Florida lawmakers call on FEMA to expedite reimbursement of disaster-related expenses owed to local governments

    U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) today sent a letter to FEMA Administrator Brock Long urging the agency to expedite the reimbursement of disaster-related expenses owed to local governments in Florida and elsewhere. “Local governments are cash-strapped with little to no funding in their budgets to repair damaged communities,” the ... Read more

    New Laser Technique May Help Detect Chemical Warfare in Atmosphere

    Mar 26 • 154 Views • Comments Off on New Laser Technique May Help Detect Chemical Warfare in Atmosphere

    The Department of Homeland Security could benefit from a reliable, real-time instrument that could scan the atmosphere for toxic agents in order to alert communities to a biological or chemical attack. UCF optics and photonics Professor Konstantin Vodopyanov is developing just such a technology to accomplish that. He has found a new way to use infrared lasers to detect even trace ... Read more

    Massive Organized Skimming and Fuel Theft Ring Busted

    Mar 21 • 213 Views • Comments Off on Massive Organized Skimming and Fuel Theft Ring Busted

    “This is not just a one-off prosecution, but it is a RICO charge. And this should send a very clear signal to the bad guys that the cost of doing business just went up when it comes to stealing from Floridians and from families who are visiting our state,” said Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam during a joint announcement with Sheriff Grady Judd at the Polk County S... Read more

    Gov. Scott Highlights More Than $10 Billion in Tax Cuts Across Florida

    Mar 14 • 266 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott Highlights More Than $10 Billion in Tax Cuts Across Florida

    Governor Rick Scott today visited Cox Fire Protection, a small business in Tampa, to highlight the more than $10 billion in taxes cut for Florida families and job creators during the governor’s time in office. This includes cutting taxes nearly 100 times, including nearly $550 million in tax cuts during the most recent legislative session. Governor Scott also recognized the overwhe... Read more

    ICYMI: Action News Jax: Florida Ranked Best State in the Nation for Higher Education

    Mar 8 • 195 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: Action News Jax: Florida Ranked Best State in the Nation for Higher Education

    “Florida Ranked Best State in the Nation for Higher Education” Action News Jax - Jacksonville, FL March 7, 2018 To view the clip, click HERE.... Read more

    Nelson calls on Congress to act on gun reform

    Feb 28 • 260 Views • Comments Off on Nelson calls on Congress to act on gun reform

    As students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglass returned to school today for the first time since the shooting, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) took to the Senate floor this evening to urge his colleagues to act on common sense gun reform measures. “We’ve seen an entire community turn its grief and outrage into a massive call for change – and we’ve done nothing,” Nels... Read more

    Nelson calls on Congress to enact common sense gun reforms in wake of Parkland shooting

    Feb 26 • 248 Views • Comments Off on Nelson calls on Congress to enact common sense gun reforms in wake of Parkland shooting

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) today called on Congress to enact common sense gun-control measures in the wake of the Feb. 14 Parkland school shooting. In a speech on the Senate floor late Monday, Nelson urged his colleagues to take up and pass legislation to ban semi-automatic assault rifles, like the AR-15 , and expand the use of comprehensive background checks for anyone acquirin... Read more

    ICYMI: CNN: Caldwell Defends 2nd Amendment Rights

    Feb 21 • 265 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: CNN: Caldwell Defends 2nd Amendment Rights

    Representative Matt Caldwell, candidate for Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture, today joined CNN to defend the Second Amendment and discuss real solutions to the devastating tragedy in Parkland. Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture oversees the concealed-weapon license system and safeguards the Second Amendment. As a candidate for Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture, Caldw... Read more

    Nelson calls on Congress to act following Parkland school shooting

    Feb 15 • 341 Views • Comments Off on Nelson calls on Congress to act following Parkland school shooting

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) spoke today on the Senate floor about the tragic shooting at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. “At some point, we’ve got to say enough is enough,” Nelson said. “At some point we, as a society, have to come together and put a stop to this.” “To those who say it’s not the time to talk about gun violence because i... Read more