Scott Says Health Care a ‘Right,’ But Questions Remain

Scott Says Health Care a ‘Right,’ But Questions Remain

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In trying to distance himself from a multistate lawsuit that could eliminate insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said this week he believes health care should be a “right.” Scott’s statement, which came during a debate against U.S. Sen. Bill […]

The Florida Police Benevolent Association Endorses Republican Ron DeSantis, Five Sheriffs Choose Andrew Gillum

The Florida Police Benevolent Association Endorses Republican Ron DeSantis, Five Sheriffs Choose Andrew Gillum

The major union for police officers, the Florida Police Benevolent Association (PBA), announced they are endorsing Republican Ron DeSantis for governor. The endorsement comes four years after the Florida PBA endorsed the Democratic nominee for governor, Charlie Crist. The endorsement also comes amid harsh criticism from DeSantis on how current Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum has […]

Putnam Says Trade Deal Falls Short for Florida Farmers

Putnam Says Trade Deal Falls Short for Florida Farmers

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam would like the renegotiated and rebranded North American Free Trade Agreement to do more to help the state’s farmers. And he’s not alone, as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., also expressed concerns about the absence of relief for Florida agriculture […]