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Vern Buchanan pushes bipartisan bill that would crack down on financial scamming of seniors

As Congressman Vern Buchanan awaits to learn which Democrat he’ll face in November, he called today on Congress to help protect seniors against the growing …

Advocates extoll the virtues of Amendment 4 in roundtable discussion at USFSP campus

Supporters of expanding the use of solar power in Florida held a roundtable discussion on the University of South Florida-St. …

Pinellas officials say they are combatting mosquitoes, Zika

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday announced a new case of Zika in Pinellas, bringing the total cases in the county …

As Zika comes to Pinellas, Charlie Crist and David Jolly condemn congressional failure to deal with disease

U.S. Rep. David Jolly and former Gov. Charlie Crist don’t agree on much. But Tuesday they agreed Congress’ failure to provide …

Pinellas voter turnout already at 15 percent

With a week to go before the primary, about 15 percent of Pinellas County’s 625,961 voters have already cast ballots. …

Locally-transmitted Zika comes to Pinellas

Pinellas County has its first case of locally transmitted Zika. The Department of Health is investigating five new cases of …

Bob Buckhorn says Tampa will get aggressive in trying to combat Zika virus

Florida is the only state in the nation infected with native Zika, the mosquito-borne and sexually transmitted virus. On Friday, Governor Rick …

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Teachers union, voucher advocates square-off in Dem primary for SD 11

The Florida Education Association has put another $25,000 into the political committee chaired by Orlando Democratic Rep. Randolph Bracy, who …

Sunburn for 8.23.16 — 7 days Florida’s primary elections

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry …

Associated Industries of Florida, trial lawyers working together? That would make for strange bedfellows

They say politics makes for strange bedfellows, but it’s difficult to image a stranger pairing than Associated Industries of Florida …

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