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Kathy Castor wants increased federal disaster aid for Florida after Irma

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Tampa Democratic Representative Kathy Castor is pressing for an increase in federal disaster aid to the highest share possible to help Floridians recover rapidly from the damage caused by Hurricane Irma.

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Daniel Sohn announces Agriculture Commissioner bid

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A South Florida Democrat has announced he plans to run for Agriculture Commissioner in 2018. Daniel Sohn announced Wednesday he was throwing his hat in the race to replaced Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in two years. In a 2 minute and 30 second video announcing his intentions, Sohn he plans to meet with Floridians, business and environmental groups about how to improve the state. “Now there is no harm in recognizing that the success of Florida’s economy lies within the…

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Adam Putnam announces top 5 “Fresh from Florida” Christmas recipes

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Christmas is only days away, and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has collaborated with “international culinary ambassador” Justin Timineri to develop five Florida-themed Christmas recipes. Every year, Putnam’s office offers a list of “Fresh From Florida” recipes for families planning meals and celebrations, each of which can be easily incorporated into holiday traditions. The entrées and side dishes feature products grown and harvested in the Sunshine State, with ingredients that have the “Fresh From Florida” label at local grocery stores. In…

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‘Conservative Republican’ Adam Barringer launches campaign for Florida’s CD 6

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Former two-term New Smyrna Beach Mayor Adam Barringer is announcing today his candidacy for the Republican nomination in Florida’s Sixth Congressional District, which encompasses Putnam, Flagler, St. Johns, and Volusia counties. He certainly will not be the only Republican in the race. However, what sets this self-styled “conservative Republican” apart from some of his competition is his deep-seated ties to the district: especially to New Smyrna Beach itself, which he moved to in 1979, finished middle and high school there before coming…

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