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Now that the legislative session has wrapped up in Tallahassee, we’ll sort through the bills and amendments that survived through committee and lawmakers’ votes and are now on their way to becoming law- or to a veto.  Some bills came with big compromises few saw coming….others slid through with little complaint…and still others saw lots of tinkering along the way but came out in the end similar to how they started.

State Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam stood on the steps of the old Polk County Courthouse in Bartow Wednesday, and in front of a giant flag of Florida and cratefuls of oranges, announced he's running for governor.

The Florida Legislature may have sent an $82.4 billion dollar budget to Governor Rick Scott Monday, but Scott is still indicating he may veto it.

Gov. Scott Sets Special Election To Replace Artiles

May 9, 2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has picked the dates for a special election to replace Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles.

Tallahassee Commissioners are scheduled to meet Wednesday for a workshop on the city budget. The meeting comes after state lawmakers passed a plan that could have a significant impact on their bottom line.

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