Florida Should Unleash Its Limitless Nuclear Potential

Florida Should Unleash Its Limitless Nuclear Potential

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June 11, 2024
 By Congressman Byron Donalds (FL-19) As the Member of Congress that represents Florida’s 19th Congressional District, I seek to enable meaningful change by advocating for and advancing the interests of all Floridians and specifically my constituents in SWFL. I’m blessed to say that I’m a proud Floridian, and we as Floridians must be brave and […]
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State of Florida Should Manage Black Bear Population, not Everyday Floridians

State of Florida Should Manage Black Bear Population, not Everyday Floridians

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June 6, 2024
By William Mukaskey, Hunter and Conservationist Florida is no stranger to wildlife. Some of these species are extremely dangerous and have caused safety concerns for families. Despite the Legislature’s reckless bill, HB 87, Florida’s black bears are not in the category of inherently ‘dangerous’ species. While killing a bear in self-defense is already very much […]
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Pam Bondi: America Needs Real Fighters Like Rick Scott

Pam Bondi: America Needs Real Fighters Like Rick Scott

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May 22, 2024
By Pam Bondi I had the opportunity to work closely with then-Governor, and current US Senator, Rick Scott when I was Attorney General of Florida.  Together, we tackled tough issues facing our state, from combating human trafficking to protecting consumers from fraud and abuse. His leadership was characterized by a relentless focus on delivering results […]
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Patent Trolls Threaten Floridian Seniors’ Access to the Internet

Patent Trolls Threaten Floridian Seniors’ Access to the Internet

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May 8, 2024
By Saul Anuzis Like Americans across the country, Florida’s senior citizens rely on their smartphones and laptops to access the critical broadband infrastructure our government is building.  They can stay connected with loved ones, access critical telemedicine services, and gain all the other benefits the internet has to offer. In fact, mobile devices are integral to daily […]
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Florida Continues to Lead America into the Digital Future

Florida Continues to Lead America into the Digital Future

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April 24, 2024
Florida is swiftly evolving into one of our nation's economic powerhouses, largely due to its booming technology sector. Recognized as one of the top five tech states by net employment, Florida has experienced the second-largest tech job growth in the United States. The state is drawing global talent and investments, fueling economic growth, strengthening infrastructure, and preparing for an […]
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Turning Anger into Action to Defend President Trump 

Turning Anger into Action to Defend President Trump 

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April 23, 2024
By Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis Watching President Donald Trump go in and out of a courtroom in New York City this week is making me angry. Our former president is facing ongoing legal challenges from Democrats in New York, Washington D.C., and Atlanta just because he filed to run for President again. Desperate Democrats […]
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A Mayor’s Stand: The Real Impact of Direct-Flight Parole on Our City

A Mayor’s Stand: The Real Impact of Direct-Flight Parole on Our City

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April 17, 2024
By Mayor Steve Bovo The Biden administration’s direct-flight parole-and-release program was created to mitigate the challenges of illegal border crossings by facilitating an alternative entry of ineligible individuals directly into the U.S. However, this initiative has effectively led to an open border policy, unleashing numerous challenges and hardships on communities throughout Florida. In effect, the […]
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Thirteen Years of Obamacare: Projections vs Reality

Thirteen Years of Obamacare: Projections vs Reality

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April 16, 2024
In a recent Instagram post celebrating the 13th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare, former President Barack Obama praised the legislation for "cutting the uninsured rate in half and enshrining healthcare as an essential right, not a privilege.” Yet, beneath this surface-level politically charged rhetoric, the ACA has resulted in complex layers of […]
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Tort Reform

Tort Reform

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April 1, 2024
By Frank De Varona For many years, Florida was one of the world’s worst examples of a place where frivolous lawsuits made it difficult to do business.  In fact, it landed our great state on a list designated as the “Judicial Hellholes” list that is kept by the American Tort Reform Association. There are many […]
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Securing Florida's Future: The Power of Career and Technical Education

Securing Florida's Future: The Power of Career and Technical Education

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March 28, 2024
By Sarah Marmion As Florida continues its trajectory to becoming a top 10 global economy, we need to increase the conversation about educational choices that align with the true talent needs of our state’s industries. It’s important to highlight flexible, real-world learning opportunities that prepare our students for the jobs of the future, opportunities like […]
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Florida’s Leadership in Technology Is Critical to U.S. National Security

Florida’s Leadership in Technology Is Critical to U.S. National Security

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March 27, 2024
By James Taylor Technology has always advantaged some societies over others. The Manhattan Project is one example that is under popular debate again, following the blockbuster Oppenheimer. Many technological advances are much more subtle than the development of the atomic bomb, but they may turn out to be just as impactful. Florida policymakers understand this challenge […]
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Me Too, Unless You’re a Jew

Me Too, Unless You’re a Jew

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March 21, 2024
By Deedee Bitran, Shutts and Bowen LLP Since the Israel-Hamas war, the slogan “Me Too Unless You’re a Jew”[1] has circulated to highlight the blatant hypocrisy of the feminist movement and feminist organizations when it comes to acknowledging Hamas’ brutality and mass rape of Israeli women on October 7th. Florida leads the way in the […]
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The Big Scam: Frivolous Lawsuits

The Big Scam: Frivolous Lawsuits

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March 12, 2024
By Maurice Langston I see many alerts about financial crimes against seniors, and I know some of my friends who have been scammed in various ways. Luckily, that has never happened to me. But there is a scam that we all have to pay a price for, and it needs to stop. The scam is […]
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Florida Lawsuit Reform 2024

Florida Lawsuit Reform 2024

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March 4, 2024
By Randy Ray, Chairman of Senior Consumers of Florida This legislative session, Florida’s elected leaders took a few more steps to consider some other reforms that would eliminate our status as a state of concern in the annual “Judicial Hellholes” report published by the American Tort Reform Association.   In 2023, Gov. DeSantis and the legislature […]
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Replacing Biden on the ballot won’t make America safer, only Trump can do that

Replacing Biden on the ballot won’t make America safer, only Trump can do that

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February 23, 2024
By Congressman Brian Mast With the Special Counsel’s declaration that President Joe Biden is “an elderly man with a poor memory,” Americans are rightly concerned about our country’s national security.  If the American people can see Joe Biden’s dementia, so too can foreign leaders who have repeatedly taken advantage of the Biden Administration’s weakness over […]
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Global farmer protests should be a wake-up call for America

Global farmer protests should be a wake-up call for America

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February 9, 2024
By Rep. Kat Cammack Around the world, farmers are waking up to the realities of top-down overregulation, climate extremism and rising input costs. Tractor barricades, piles of manure in front of city buildings, and bales of hay ablaze across the streets of Europe should be a wake-up call for lawmakers in the United States. As history has shown, from storming the Bastille to […]
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Bilirakis: 'I Support Impeachment of DHS Secretary Mayorkas' Over Illegal immigrant Crisis

Bilirakis: 'I Support Impeachment of DHS Secretary Mayorkas' Over Illegal immigrant Crisis

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February 2, 2024
By Rep. Gus Bilirakis When I was in my district last week, I met with hundreds of constituents who made it quite clear that the number one issue they are concerned with is securing our border.  Last week, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced 302,034 illegal immigrant encounters at our Southern Border in December - the highest month in […]
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Floridians need to remain vigilant against the world’s deadliest animal: The Mosquito

Floridians need to remain vigilant against the world’s deadliest animal: The Mosquito

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January 22, 2024
By Phil Goodman One of the largest threats to the health of each Floridian weighs less than a drop of water and lives within a few steps of everyone, every minute of every day. Mosquitoes are called the world’s deadliest animal for a reason. They transmit diseases that can cause illness or even death. We […]
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