Today’s Top Florida Politics and News –

Post: Dems say Trump action on Florida drilling guided by politics


Herald: Just how exactly did Florida get excused from oil drilling?


NWF Daily News: Drilling ban applauded, but questions remain


The Hill: Oil industry slams Zinke for closing Florida waters to offshore drilling


Wash. Post: Beaches line the coast like pearls. Other states ask why Florida’s are more special.


Times-Union: After a disappointing 2017, could Duval provide hope for Florida Democrats?


DBNJ: Conservative talker Mark Levine endorses DeSantis in Florida governor race


Sun-Sentinel: Lawmakers cite case of Coral Springs resident Bob Levinson in push to crackdown on Iran


Post: Trump in Palm Beach: Sweepstakes winner will dine at Mar-a-Lago


DBNJ: Opioid abuse legislation facing resistance from Florida doctors


Sun-Sentinel: Uber must give up some secrets, Florida court rules


Sun-Sentinel: Judge sides with black farmer in medical marijuana dispute


Herald: How much will it cost to take the new Brightline? Express train finally sets fare and debut date


AP: FL wants to remove virus-excreting wild monkeys


Times: A first: Graduation rate tops 80 percent for all four Tampa Bay area school districts

Sun: Alachua County graduation rate passes state average

TCPalm: Graduation rates up in St. Lucie, down in Martin, same in Indian River

Bradenton Herald($): Manatee districts graduation rates remain above 80 percent

Post: Palm Beach County graduation rate hits new high

Times-Union: Duval, Baker, Clay show graduation rate increases

Ledger: Polk grad rate rises

The Hill: Trump endorsement boosts Republican in Fla. gov race


Democrat: Levine blasts Rick Scott, Donald Trump during TLH stop


AP: Florida House speaker says he saw misconduct by legislators


Times: Will Florida bring back full tuition breaks for college? State senators weigh in today


Bay News 9: Florida lawmakers move closer to imposing opioid prescription limits


Bradenton Herald($): Rep. Jim Boyd’s latest opioid-related bill passes through health committee


NSF: Senators question Florida plan to privatize Medicaid program for kids


Herald Tribune: Florida legislators call for reforms for drug crimes


TCPalm: Larger reservoir lobbying begins Saturday


NSF: House panel OKs bill to let local tourism taxes pay for roads, sewers


Sun-Sentinel: No-fault auto insurance repeal advances in Senate


Post: Florida PSC asked to adjust power companies rates due to tax cut


Herald Tribune: Attack ads, big fundraising totals heating up Sarasota state House race


Post: Study: Septic tanks contributing factor for Treasure Coast algae woes


Democrat: Credit freeze fees get chilly reception


Herald: Florida bill would ban orca shows, breeding


Democrat: Lawmakers seek funds for Florida film industry


Post: County leaders think Palm Beach delegation will advance local issues


PNJ: Levine makes virtual stop in P’cola after bus malfunction


Herald Tribune: Scott visits Manatee Technical College, announces grant


Sentinel: Gov. Rick Scott picks new Lake-Sumter State College trustee, reappoints three