Today’s Top Florida Politics and News –

Daily News: Nelson dislikes tax bill but his idea helped its passage

NSF: Florida’s Irma loss estimates keep climbing

Sentinel: Dreamers from Central Florida head to D.C. to lobby for Clean DREAM Act

Sun: City wont pull Corrine Brown’s name from RTS facility — yet

Post: Opioid crisis: Palm Beach County looking for firms for Big Pharma suit

Sun-Sentinel: Palm Beach County set to sue drug companies over opioid epidemic

Sun-Sentinel: Everglades oil drilling fight resumes

Bay News 9: Republican legislation could reduce ranks of unionized teachers in Florida

NSF: Creation of slavery memorial at Florida Capitol clears Senate panel

TCPalm: Final Four: SFWMD reveals 4 options for Lake Okeechobee reservoir to curb discharges

Herald: Broward man who attacked classmate with hammer can keep GOP post, Florida GOP says

Florida Watchdog: Florida’s occupational licensing system seen as drag on economy

Herald: If u txt while u drive, FL wants u to stop. But will that add to racial profiling?

Sentinel: SunRail’s uncertain future ties to discord among Central Florida leaders

Sun-Sentinel: New traffic obstacle: Brightline testing express trains from Palm Beach to Lauderdale

Politico: Book slaps Latvala with complaint for ‘scorched earth’ tactics against accuser

Herald: Senator files complaint against Latvala for interfering in investigation

AP: Florida senator files complaint on peer accused of groping

Herald Tribune: Steube stifled again on gun bills after Senate committee kills measures

Ledger: Gun bills silenced in Senate committee

AP: Deadlocked: Florida Legislature unlikely to pass gun bills

NSF: Details of generator rules draw criticism

Politico: Ballard makes Politico’s Power List of 18 to watch in 2018

NSF: Florida tourist-tax proposal for broader use of money gets committee OK

Ledger: Bartow’s Jennifer Spath becomes 2nd Republican to file for Combee’s House seat

Herald Tribune: Good wins Democratic primary for Sarasota state House seat

TCPalm: First responders with PTSD would get help under bill Florida Legislature will consider

Sun-Sentinel: First responders’ family members plead for PTSD coverage in workers’ comp insurance

Politico: ‘Alligator Ron’ says he’ll still be involved after not being reappointed to wildlife panel

News-Press: FGCU’s $13.7M legislative request faces obstacles

Sun: Gainesville ending debris pickup for Hurricane Irma