Today’s Top Florida Politics and News –

Sentinel: Gov. Rick Scott: Trump’s immigration remarks ‘absolutely wrong’

POLITICO: Scott denounces Trump’s ‘shithole’ Haiti comments as Democrats see opportunity

Herald: Miami-Dade’s Republican mayor calls Trump’s reported slander of Haiti “shameful” if true

Herald: Trump called Haiti a ‘shithole’ country — now South Florida lawmakers are not holding back


Daily News: Marco Rubio was once a key player in immigration deal, not this time


ABC: Governors, lawmakers angry Florida exempted from offshore drilling expansion

AP: Senator questions protecting Florida from drilling


Herald: Two women enter the Republican race for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s seat


Herald: How one Congressional race could oust five Miami politicians if Florida bill passes


Herald: Florida politicians are courting displaced Puerto Ricans. But what are their motives?


AP: Florida poised to honor famed educator with statue in DC


Sentinel: Puerto Rico governor to host town-hall meeting Friday in Kissimmee


Post: Water managers feel rebuffed by Corps in reservoir planning


Sun Sentinel: South Florida ‘hotspot’ for human trafficking; lawmakers offer solution


Herald-Tribune: Florida likely to ban child marriage


Herald: Voter proposal would end electricity monopolies and create choice

POLITICO: Florida Chamber poll: DeSantis gains on Putnam, Graham leads among Democrats


Democrat: Betty Castor hammers Philip Levine on Gwen Graham comments


NSF: Lee continues planning challenge to Patronis


DBNJ: Gwen Graham’s workday: Examining opioids in Volusia


AP: Florida House: Hand over records from Emeril’s show now

POLITICO: House moves fast to approve subpoena against Visit Florida Emeril show producer

Herald: Florida House takes unprecedented step in investigating Visit Florida TV deal


Herald: Powerful politician says Florida cities have too much power and can’t be sanctuaries

NSF: House ready to pass ‘sanctuary city’ ban


Democrat: Mayor, labor officials and consumer advocates denounce House attacks on home rule


AP: After scandal Florida senators to get harassment training


AP: Florida Senate says yes to more help for college students

NSF: Florida Senate backs higher-ed overhaul


Herald-Tribune: Attack ads and big fundraising heat up Sarasota state House race


Herald: We protected campus at white supremacist speech — and we want our money, UF is told


NSF: Medicaid work requirement unlikely in Florida


Times: Tampa Bay leads state in wage growth among major metros


Democrat: Coalition raising awareness about human trafficking