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Will there ever be enough $ to keep Floridians completely safe, GOP state senator asks

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For the coming year, the state of Florida is asking Washington D.C. to give more than $41 million for domestic security. That request is prompting one Pensacola Republican to ask if any amount from the feds can indeed make Floridians totally safe. “Is this the attitude of the American people and Floridians, that we’re willing to spend whatever it takes to be safe in a free society? And can we really do that to make us completely safe? “asked freshman…

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Richard Corcoran wants to meet with Trump administration on refugee resettlement in Florida

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Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran is applauding President Donald Trump‘s executive order temporarily banning refugees from entering the United States. The Land O’Lakes Republican also wants to work with the administration to improve the transparency of the process, particularly on resettling refugees in Florida. In a letter sent Monday, Corcoran praised the president’s “bold action” on the issue, while complaining that the current relationship between the state and federal governments over refugees going to Florida, is “unacceptable and an abrogation of our duty to protect the safety of Florida residents.”…

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