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Florida Federal Candidate Qualifying Ends

*UPDATED FROM FRIDAY, APRIL 24 – FINAL LIST NOW AVAILABLE* On 3 Public Relations (On3PR) each election cycle presents its federal candidate qualifying report, along with the most recent campaign finance reports, for our clients, colleagues and media. Federal candidates had until noon, Friday, April 24 to file paperwork to run for federal office in Florida’s 27 congressional districts. There …Read More

Christina Johnson on April 24, 2020
In COVID-19 Uncertainty, 2020 Census Counts Even More

Opinion Editorial by Dominic Calabro, president and CEO, Florida TaxWatch and Jim Fogler, president and CEO, Florida Press Association Palm Beach Post Over these past days and weeks, many have looked for ways to help and we have a simple suggestion – read your newspaper and complete the 2020 Census. As the impacts of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, continue …Read More

. on April 4, 2020
Keep Florida Fishing thanks Gov. DeSantis for including fishing as an essential activity under Executive Order 20-91, Safer At Home

–Campaign to #ResponsibleRecreation unveiled, promoting social distancing guidelines- Tallahassee, Fla. – April 2, 2020 – Keep Florida Fishing (KFF), an advocacy arm of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), today thanked Gov. DeSantis for including fishing as an essential activity under Executive Order No. 20-91, which takes effect at 12:01 a.m., Friday, April 3. The ‘Safer At Home’ order limits essential …Read More

. on April 2, 2020
Commentary: Honoring physicians on National Doctors’ Day

Letter to the editor by Tim Stapleton, CEO, Florida Medical Association Sarasota Herald Tribune When a health crisis upends our lives, the care of a trusted physician is valuable beyond measure. The past few weeks brought this fact into sharp focus as communities worldwide began grappling with the frightening COVID-19 pandemic. And in each of those communities, countless physicians are …Read More

. on March 30, 2020
Florida set for at least $8 billion in federal coronavirus direct aid, TaxWatch concludes

Florida Politics March 27, 2020 Florida’s share of the coronavirus relief money in the $2.2 trillion federal bailout bill would start with at least $8.3 billion in direct assistance cash for state and local governments. That’s according to an assessment produced and released Friday by Florida TaxWatch, based on that organization’s initial analysis of the CARES Act. The bill is going to the U.S. House …Read More

. on March 27, 2020
Florida TaxWatch Releases 2020 Florida Legislative Session Wrap-Up

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Today, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released its 2020 Florida Legislative Session Wrap-Up and highlighted the passage of 11 legislative priorities supported by FTW during the recent session. Throughout the 2020 Legislative Session, lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate came together to pass 210 bills, including the General Appropriations Act (HB 5001), setting the state budget at …Read More

. on March 20, 2020
Keep Florida Fishing thanks Florida legislature for passing priority environmental measures and conservation funding

The Outdoor Wire March 20, 2020 Tallahassee, Fla. – Keep Florida Fishing (KFF), an advocacy arm of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), today thanked the Florida legislature for passing the FY 2020-2021 budget and multiple bills related to water quality and fisheries habitat that are now headed to Governor DeSantis’ desk for signature. The $93.2 billion budget includes more than …Read More

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In response to coronavirus outbreak, Uber Eats offering free delivery for independent restaurants

Florida Politics March 16, 2020  Uber Eats is working with independent restaurant owners and operators to ensure their businesses can continue to thrive even as more and more individuals are avoiding public places. On Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued nationwide guidance to cancel or avoid any gathering of 50 or more people, a recommendation that could …Read More

. on March 16, 2020
Yes, the Sunshine State needs VISIT Florida to promote tourism | Opinion

Opinion Editorial by Pat Neal and Dominic M. Calabro South Florida Sun-Sentinel March 4, 2020 Tourism is the lifeblood of Florida’s economy, central to the identity of our state, and today, more than ever before, we know that this critical industry needs an ally. In 2017, Florida visitors contributed $85.9 billion to Florida’s economy and supported 1.5 million Florida jobs, …Read More

. on March 4, 2020
Why doctors still need to supervise nurse anesthetists

Letter to the editor by Dr. Ronald Giffler, president, Florida Medical Association Tampa Bay Times In his column supporting HB 607, Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists President Jose Delfin D. Castillo III repeats many talking points that have been used to justify this dangerous proposal since the legislative session began. Allowing advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants to …Read More

. on February 8, 2020
Coalition forms to ‘combat misinformation’ on independent practice for nurses

Florida Politics February 6, 2020 More than 50 county medical and specialty societies are joining forces to push back against the “false and vitriolic narrative” surrounding a bill that would allow nurses and physician assistants to practice independently of physicians. The Florida Patient Protection Coalition (FPPC) plans to make the argument against the independent practice bill, HB 607, by educating …Read More

. on February 6, 2020
Ygrene Completes Nearly 40,000 Resiliency and Clean Energy Projects as PACE Booms in the Sunshine State

(Miami, Fla.) – Ygrene Energy Fund, Florida’s leading provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, today highlighted the incredible success of PACE across Florida as more families choose to invest in the future strength and efficiency of their homes and businesses. Since beginning its work in Florida to provide PACE financing in 2012, Ygrene has helped complete nearly 40,000 …Read More

. on December 11, 2019