2018 Elections · Marco Rubio · Rick Scott

Scott in Washington to lobby for health care changes

Gov. Rick Scott is in Washington, D.C. today, meeting with Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, as he crusades to cut taxes from the Affordable Care Act. Scott is to meet “with Congressional leaders to provide input on how to make the Senate’s healthcare bill better… Continue reading Scott in Washington to lobby for health care changes

2018 Elections · Rick Scott

Will Florida’s new CFO put down the seating chart?

Florida’s next chief financial officer may not be seating the next table of four. An emotional Jimmy Patronis — a former state lawmaker from Panama City who resigned his post on the Public Service Commission Gov. Rick Scott tapped him for the $128,972-a-year spot as Florida’s banker-in-chief — said Monday his phone has blown up… Continue reading Will Florida’s new CFO put down the seating chart?

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The opposite of buzzkill? More pot workers than dental hygenists

There are more pot workers than dental hygienists or bakers, nationwide, according to Marijuana Business Daily, a marijuana-industry publication. Cannabis-related businesses now employ more people than there are dental hygienists and bakers in the United States and will soon surpass the number of telemarketers and pharmacists,” according to the industry mag’s Eli McVey. The marijuana… Continue reading The opposite of buzzkill? More pot workers than dental hygenists

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Two-year anniversary for SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage

Tallahasseans Jim Brenner (left) and Chuck Jones are among the dozens of plaintiffs around the country highlighted in a Freedom for All Americans blogFreedom for All Americans blog celebrating the second anniversary of the seminal U.S. Supreme Court decision that cemented the ability of gays and lesbians to marry. The ruling came more than a… Continue reading Two-year anniversary for SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage