Florida Politics Today’s Stories Thursday – Jun. 21, 2018

Post: Family separations still flashpoint in Nelson-Scott Senate race

TCPalm: Despite temporary fix on immigrant children, issue expected to rumble into Florida Senate race


Sun-Sentinel: Analysis: Trump immigration policy is political gift to Bill Nelson and other Democrats


Sun-Sentinel: Trump retreat on family separation doesn’t satisfy some Florida political leaders


Sentinel: Florida man accused of threatening to kill congressman’s children over immigration policy

TCPalm: Stuart man charged with threatening Rep. Brian Mast’s children over Trump policy


PNJ: Matt Gaetz: Trump ‘moved emotionally’ by distress of families at US-Mexico border


AP: Curbelo: Barring lawmakers at Florida center was ‘troubling’


Sun-Sentinel: During Pride Month, candidates seek votes in South Florida’s LGBT community


NSF: Florida Democratic Party chairwoman sees ‘energy and excitement’ around midterm elections


Herald: Kids separated from their parents in Homestead are at the center of a political fight


Herald: Feds may have flown immigrant kids to Miami. The airlines’ message: stop using our planes.


Herald: ‘Even the devil quoted scripture,’ Miami archbishop says of Sessions’ immigration stance


Herald: Fifty years after protests, Miami Beach in the running to host Democratic convention

Sun-Sentinel: Miami Beach named a finalist to host 2020 Democratic National Convention


Sun-Sentinel: South Florida gets large share in ‘sample’ of cyber attacks in state, FAU analysis finds


AP: Defense: preserve most evidence in Florida school shooting


Daily News: Chill in the air: Canadians in Florida cancel visits as tensions with U.S. snowball


Daily News: Are Florida’s hurricane shelters safe enough to protect evacuees during the big storm?


Sentinel: Hurricane Irma claims now top $9.7 billion


Sentinel: Florida’s new law targeting mug shot websites takes effect soon, but may be hard to enforce

Bay News 9: Billionaire Jeff Greene officially qualifies for gubernatorial race


Politico: After bristling at ‘dark money’ label, Gillum-backing super PAC discloses it was funded with dark money


Democrat: 5 questions with Jeff Greene as he secures ballot spot for governor in Democratic primary


Herald Tribune: Billionaire Democrat Jeff Greene joins mostly millionaires in Florida governor’s race

Democrat: Gwen Graham’s net worth tops $14 million

Democrat: Gillum disclosure proves he’s no millionaire


AP: Gillum: Sessions cited Bible verse used to justify slavery


Democrat: Democratic Black Caucus endorses Gillum


Politico: Lake Okeechobee discharges raise ire from D.C. to Tallahassee


TCPalm: Gov. Rick Scott tells DEP to urge Army Corps to redirect Lake Okeechobee discharges south

Sun-Sentinel: Gov. Scott order on Lake Okeechobee water aims to prevent repeat of algae catastrophe

AP: Florida Gov. Rick Scott urges lake discharges be sent south


News-Press: State issues emergency order for Lake O releases


News-Herald: Putnam picks up endorsements from 5 Panhandle sheriffs


Florida Watchdog: Judge’s ruling could curb Legislature’s appetite for ‘sweeping’ funds


Sun-Sentinel: South Florida school districts scrambling to hire police officers


Post: “Understaffed, underfunded, underpaid”: Grand jury blasts school police


Sun-Sentinel: Grand jury wants Palm Beach school district to explore Sheriff’s Office takeover


Sentinel: Citizens holds off on raising property insurance rates

Post: Insurer Citizens delays local premium hike above $3,000 on average

Ledger: Citizens puts rate hike decision on hold


Times: Raburn out in State House 57 race. Now who’s in?


Ledger: Polk commissioner upset over Combee’s comments about endorsement

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Florida Politics Today’s Stories Thursday – Jun. 21, 2018

Post: Family separations still flashpoint in Nelson-Scott Senate race TCPalm: Despite temporary fix on immigrant children, issue expected to rumble into Florida Senate race Sun-Sentinel: Analysis: Trump immigration policy is political gift to Bill Nelson and other...

Conservative Florida Family Action backs Adam Putnam for governor

Conservative Florida Family Action backs Adam Putnam for governor

One of the leading social and religious conservative groups in Florida threw its support behind Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam to be the Sunshine State’s next governor. At an event in Central Florida on Wednesday, Putnam announced the support of Florida...

Florida Politics Today’s Stories Wednesday – Jun. 20, 2018

Politico: Scott slams Trump family separation policy, demands answers from HHS Sun-Sentinel: Scott demands answers about immigrant center for children as Nelson alleges federal 'cover up' Sun-Sentinel: Florida voters, especially over age 50, like Trump performance...

Florida Politics Today’s Stories Tuesday – Jun. 19, 2018

Politico: 'I do not favor separating families,' says Scott in slight break with Trump Sun-Sentinel: Rick Scott breaks with Trump administration, opposes separating families at border NSF: Scott pushes back on pre-existing conditions Post: Trump defends family...