Today’s Top Florida Politics and News –

Roll Call: Exclusive: Taxpayers Paid $220K to Settle Case Involving Rep. Alcee Hastings

POLITICO: Hastings says never told of $220K settlement for sex harassment claims against him


POLITICO: At rally in Pensacola, Trump says country ‘can’t afford’ to let Roy Moore lose

AP: At Florida rally, Trump says U.S. ‘cannot afford’ a Roy Moore loss in Alabama

PNJ: Donald Trump at Pensacola Bay Center rally: Go vote for Roy Moore


Post: Trump in Palm Beach: Late-night arrival begins 9th Mar-a-Lago visit


Sun Sentinel: Five federal judge vacancies in South Florida give Trump chance to shape bench


POLITICO: Behind the scenes, Nelson team pressured FDP chair candidate out of race


Herald: Did Democrat for Congress split with campaign manager over #MAGA posts or strategy?


News Herald: Triumph hires Rick Harper as economic adviser


AP: Judge stops US from allowing destruction of Miami forest


Times: So, is it going to snow in Florida this weekend?

Democrat: Gillum, Putnam and Corcoran get in Twitter spat


POLITICO: Former co-worker sues Latvala accuser for defamation


AP: Moonlighting of Florida legislative aides may pose conflicts


DBNJ: Ex-Rep. Dwayne Taylor sentenced to 13 months prison, 18 months supervision

AP: Ex-Florida legislator sentenced for stealing campaign funds


NSF: Forever Florida, St. Johns proposals get Senate backing


Herald-Tribune: Ethics Commission approves deal requiring former Sarasota lawmaker to pay fine


Star-Banner: Gambling amendment tops 500,000 signatures


Sun Sentinel: Is your car a deadly weapon? Dispute in criminal cases headed to Florida Supreme Court


Ledger: Struggling citrus growers face tough decisions


Times: Proposed bill would charge victims of juvenile car theft


Sun Sentinel: This city OK’d marijuana dispensaries. Now it’s having second thoughts


Times: Evolving forensic science prompts new look at old convictions