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FEMA declares individual disaster relief for Polk, Pasco

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has now amended their initial Federal Disaster Declaration to include Pasco County and Polk County for individual assistance. The declaration now will allow individuals in both counties affected by Hurricane Irma to receive recovery support and disaster assistance.

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Dennis Ross gets firsthand look at eye of Hurricane Irma

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After returning from an overnight flight on the Hurricane Hunter WP-3 aircraft to inspect Hurricane Irma, Dennis Ross can attest the coming storm could do “serious damage” to Florida and the Southeast.

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Dennis Ross to fly with Hurricane Hunters overnight to inspect Hurricane Irma

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Though it’s already considered the biggest hurricane ever to hit Florida, Dennis Ross wants an even closer look at the severity of Hurricane Irma.

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Andrew Learned launches digital ad for CD 15 bid

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Andrew Learned, one of six Democrats who has filed to run in Florida’s 15th Congressional District, is up with a digital ad touting his candidacy. CD 15 is currently held by Republican Dennis Ross. A Navy veteran who was stationed in Bahrain and now runs GradePower Learning in Valrico, this is the 30-year-old Learned’s first ad of the season.

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Democrat Andrew Learned staffs up ahead of Dennis Ross challenge

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Andrew Learned, the 30-year-old Navy veteran from Bloomingdale seeking the Democratic nomination for Florida’s 15th Congressional District, announced Wednesday the addition of several new staff members. However, the biggest news is that Learned signed on with Blue Ticket Consulting, the St. Petersburg based Democratic firm led by Tom Alte. Blue Ticket had been behind several successful Tampa Bay-area campaigns last year.

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Dennis Ross ‘sick of excuses’ for ACA repeal and replace failure

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A day after an attempt by Senate Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act crashed and burned, Lakeland GOP Congressman Dennis Ross blasted members of his own party, saying he’s “sick of the excuses.” “The Senate has failed the American people and abandoned voters who were promised that they would repeal and replace the disastrous Obamacare. The House did its job. We honored our pledge and passed legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare in early May. There is no need to…

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State Attorney Brian Haas endorses Ben Albritton in SD 26

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State Attorney Brian Haas is endorsing Republican Ben Albritton in the Florida Senate District 26 seat now held by Denise Grimsley, who is forgoing re-election for an Agriculture Commissioner bid. “Ben has the right convictions and values to serve our area well,” said Haas, who serves the 10th Judicial Circuit covering Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties. “He believes, as I do, in holding criminals accountable for their actions to keep our community a safe place to live, work and visit.  He also…

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