Today’s Top Florida Politics and News –

Politico: Teachers union launches media war on HB 7055 — and Corcoran


Politico: Rubio: Florida schools should end Chinese-funded ed partnerships

Times: Rubio: USF should end ties with Chinese-run Confucius Institute

Herald: Other schools cut ties to this state-affiliated Chinese institute. Should Miami Dade College?


Sun-Sentinel: South Florida leaders call on President Trump to protect immigrants


Post: Trump Realty seeks to expand in South Florida


Politico: Shalala’s record already under attack as she weighs run for Congress in Miami


TCPalm: Study: Fertilizer bans cut nutrients in Indian River Lagoon, but don’t stop algae blooms


Herald: Evacuations were a mess before Hurricane Irma. Here’s how Florida plans to fix it.


Post: Could tougher texting-and-driving law be used for racial profiling?


Tribune: Showtime for Falcon Heavy rocket, but Florida already reaps its benefits


Herald: Former Florida football player convicted of $20 million healthcare fraud conspiracy

Politico: Graham, Putnam barely lead, threatened by Levine and DeSantis in new poll


Politico: Gillum not listed ‘subject’ in FBI affidavit, but political damage may already be done


NSF: Republican primary for Florida attorney general off to nasty start


Politico: Leon judge upholds House subpoena of Visit Florida contractor


NSF: Florida lawmakers blast state agency over medical marijuana rules


NSF: Constitution panel ready to take issues across state


Times: Voters statewide could bring changes to other counties’ governments


Bay News 9: ‘Moral Monday’ rally participants challenge Republican leaders’ agenda


NSF: Groups warn against ‘premature’ workers’ comp changes


Sentinel: Advocates: ‘special interests’ trying to gut human trafficking bill


Herald Tribune: Sarasota state House candidates criticized for negative campaigning


AP: Proposed bill would help first responders with PTSD