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Revealed: Rick Scott’s financial link to botched SunPass contract

Gov. Rick Scott has financial ties to the vendor that operates the troubled SunPass toll-collection system. Scott’s financial link to the SunPass vendor is at least the seventh reported example of the wealthy governor’s personal investments in corporations that do business with or are regulated by the state he governs. (Read more in TampaBay.com)

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A Conversation with Candidate Allen Ellison

  The November 6th general election just three weeks away, our local midterm election coverage continues in a conversation with Democratic Congressional candidate Allen Ellison. Ellison is vying to represent Florida’s 17th Congressional District which covers a large swath of central Florida stretching from the Eastern Tampa Bay Area to the western edge of Lake Okeechobee and as

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Bloomberg’s gun safety group to spend another $1.8 million on Nikki Fried, Sean Shaw

Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun-control group co-founded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, said Thursday that in addition to throwing $2 million behind Democratic candidates seeking Florida Cabinet positions, it will be dedicating $1.8 million solely to agriculture commissioner nominee Nikki Fried and attorney general hopeful Sean Shaw. (Read more in TampaBay.com)

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After the storm: Andrew Gillum resumes campaigning

There’s so much at stake for Floridians, and I’m ready to get back out there to talk to voters about the issues that matter to them. We have just 19 days left in this race — it’s time to #BringItHome! pic.twitter.com/6nBIy98aB6 — Andrew Gillum (@AndrewGillum) October 18, 2018 Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum returned to the trail

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