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Today on Context Florida: A memorable year for black America, KISS and combating fraud

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Today on Context Florida: With the passage of 2015, Chris Timmons notes that it was a memorable year in black America. From Michael Brown to Eric Garner to Sandra Bland to Tamir Race, the story of police brutality remained a constant in the news, a story more complex than either Fox News or the Black Lives Matter movement would have us believe. There was also Bill Cosby’s fall from grace, the thwarted redemption of NFL player Ray Rice and the rise…

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Florida Office of Financial Regulation unveils reorganized communications team

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Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation has a new communications team. Commissioner Drew Breakspear today unveiled the reorganized Office of Communications. The new team – called the Office of Communications and Governmental Relations — will now include both official legislative and Cabinet affairs for the Sunshine State. To lead the new department, Breakspear named Jamie Mongiovi, who has been OFR’s communications director since February 2014. Mongovi will become director of the Office of Communications & Governmental Relations. Prior to her public…

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Senate is the ‘right place’ for Florida Medical Association’s top priority

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Florida physicians have friends in the Senate. The Senate Health Policy Committee took up and passed a priority bill for the Florida Medical Association over the strong objections of Associated Industries of Florida as well as the Florida Association of Health Plans. But the majority of those who attended the committee meeting on Monday were there in support of the CS/SB 784, sponsored by state Sen. Don Gaetz. In all, 28 people filled out cards to testify on the measure.…

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