DOG RACING REACHES FINISH LINE — AND OTHER NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA

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The new year will bring a handful of new laws to the Sunshine State, where legislators passed 200 or so new bills during their session that ended...

Islamorada council to pen letter urging Florida governor to halt pedestrian bridge

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An attempt by Islamorada Village Council to halt construction of a $4.68-million pedestrian bridge near Founders Park took a first step on Thursday evening. Following lengthy discussion...

STATE REP MOONEY GETS ASSIGNMENTS, EYES CRITICAL FUNDING IN FRESHMAN YEAR

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New state Rep. Jim Mooney prepares to put on a suit as some of his first committee meetings in Tallahassee get underway on Jan. 13. A busy...

BILL FILINGS WITH SERIOUS RAMIFICATIONS UNDERWAY IN TALLAHASSEE

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State legislators returned to Tallahassee on Jan. 11 for the first week of committee meetings. With revenues down and a vaccine rollout underway, an ongoing coronavirus pandemic...

NEARLY ALL REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS IN FLORIDA SIDE WITH TRUMP; OPPOSE ELECTION

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In a move that surprised few, but angered many, most of Florida’s Republican lawmakers — including U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, whose district includes the Florida Keys —...

BREAKING NEWS: CONGRESSMAN CARLOS GIMENEZ SPEAKS WITH KEYS WEEKLY WHILE ON LOCKDOWN AT CAPITOL...

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Newly elected U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, whose 26th District includes the Florida Keys, spoke with Keys Weekly while on lockdown Wednesday afternoon during the violent melee at...

THE ‘ONLY IN FLORIDA’ STORIES OF 2020

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While commonly known as the Sunshine State, Florida is also recognized for bizarre crimes and interesting incidents. And 2020 had its share of Florida Man incidents, too....

Raschein starts new job as AshBritt Environmental’s government relations director

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Former state Rep. Holly Raschein started a new job in the private sector on Tuesday, as AshBritt Environmental named her the new director of government relations.  In her...

BREAKING NEWS: FINAL ELECTION RESULTS FOR KEYS

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Updated 11/4/20 to reflect a recount being conducted in the Monroe County Commission district 3 race. The unoffocial election results for 33 out of 33 precincts in Monroe...

QUICK RECAP OF CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS ON THE BALLOT

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In recent years, Florida voters have faced a slew of constitutional amendments. In 2018, there were a dozen. In 2016, there were four. In 2020, Florida voters...