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Sunburn for 8.16.17 – Jack Latvala hits the trail; Jimmy Patronis to consider hitting the trail; Bobby O. wins on the trail; Joe Negron blazes a trail; Bill Montford leaves a trail; Happy trails, Carol Gentry

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.

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Rick Kriseman orders removal of Confederate marker from St. Pete’s waterfront

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St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman confirmed Tuesday that a plaque marking the end of the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway on Central Avenue and Bayshore Drive has been removed by the city.

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Tear down AHCA’s roadblocks to health centers’ delivery of quality care

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Last week, the Trump Administration approved Florida’s request for the long-anticipated Medicaid 1115 waiver. The waiver increases funding in the Low Income Pool to $1.5 billion, which will help cover the costs of uncompensated care in our state. Tucked into that significant budget is a comparatively small – but incredibly important – budget crumb of $50 million per year for the next five years.

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Sunburn for 8.15.17 – Election Day in HD 44; Nat’l GOP slams Bill Nelson; Rick Scott’s 2018 tax plan; 2nd Dem enters Ag. Commish race; George Gainer takes a lickin’

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Our new email program, “Last Call,” just launched

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Because the Florida political universe does not have enough email programs already, we here at FP just launched “Last Call” — a primetime look at what’s going down in Florida Politics.

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Sunburn for 8.14.17 – Florida reacts to #Charlottesville; Jack Latvala makes it official; Francis Rooney snags some pythons; Pierce Schuessler joins MHD; Happy b’day, Jack Cory

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Neil Combee’s atrocious reaction to the terrorism in Charlottesville

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Commenting on the domestic terrorism that occurred Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, a Florida lawmaker’s first reaction was to draw a parallel between the day’s events with the assault on Reginald Denny, a construction truck driver who was beaten nearly to death during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.

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