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Voters line up Monday for the start of early voting at the Palm Beach County elections office. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post).
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NSF) - Two-thirds of Florida voters support a proposed constitutional amendment that would broadly legalize medical marijuana, according to a Florida Atlantic University poll released Wednesday.

While Donald Trump ostensibly took a break from the campaign trail for the official opening of the Trump International Hotel a few blocks from the White House, Hillary Clinton used her campaign events in Florida to attack the GOP nominee for having ...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, is urging Floridians with Hurricane Hermine and Matthew-related damage to file their flood claims.
The healthcare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. The Obama administration is confirming that premiums will go up sharply next year for health insurance sold to millions of consumers through HealthCare.
By Marc Caputo (mcaputo@politico.com; @MarcACaputo) with Kristen East (keast@politico.com; @kristenicoleast) and the staff of POLITICO Florida.

By Marc Caputo (mcaputo@politico.com; @MarcACaputo) with Kristen East (keast@politico.com; @kristenicoleast), Sergio Bustos (sbustos@politico.
Scott, registered to vote in Collier County, is one of more than 1.3 million Floridians who had cast vote-by-mail ballots as of Tuesday morning.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - More than 1.6 million Floridians have already voted in this year's crucial election. New numbers released Tuesday by the state Division of elections show nearly 300,000 voters went to early voting sites on the first day it was ...
Floridians overwhelmingly oppose extending legislative term limits to 12 years, according to newly released results of the USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey.
October is National Blindness Awareness Month. But, Florida officials are also recognizing the 75th anniversary of the Florida Division of Blind Services.
When it comes to building wealth, South Floridians are the second-worst among 21 major metro areas in the U.S., according to a new study from Bankrate(NYSE: RATE).
By Marc Caputo (mcaputo@politico.com; @MarcACaputo) with Kristen East (keast@politico.com; @kristenicoleast) and the staff of POLITICO Florida.
While in-person voting began Monday, more than 1 million Floridians have already voted by mail in the state, including more than 60,000 in Orange County.
More than 100,000 Florida residents took advantage of the voter registration deadline extension granted following hurricane Matthew.
The big weather headline this weekend: a little relief from the heat! (Published Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016). South Florida is experiencing its own taste of fall Sunday as the much anticipated cold front continues to track through the southern half of the ...
October is National Blindness Awareness Month. But, Florida officials are also recognizing the 75th anniversary of the Florida Division of Blind Services year round.

Will Ferrell, a native Floridian, understands that sometimes there's just not enough time to go out and vote when there's "gators to wrestle, neon to wear and beaches to hit.
Our current lead in vote by mail ballots is a testament to the hard work our volunteers have put in and the unprecedented enthusiasm we've seen for Donald Trump in Florida," Wiles said by email.
An estimated 800,000 Floridians fall into what's known as the "coverage gap": They can't afford marketplace insurance but don't qualify for traditional Medicaid.
Floridians who lost their jobs earlier this month due to severe storms and flooding during hurricane Matthew may be entitled to federal disaster unemployment Assistance under a recently-approved request for a major disaster declaration in Florida.
Even with all the negativity, Floridians say they're motivated to vote for president. History Shows voter fraud In South Florida Doesn't Happen On election Day.
Nearly 64,000 Floridians registered to vote in a weeklong period from Oct. 11 to Oct. 18 and will be able to vote in the 2016 election, according to a late-night email sent Tuesday from Secretary of State Ken Detzner.
A majority of Floridians believe "trained staff" should be able to carry firearms on school grounds, according to the latest data from the Sunshine State Survey conducted by the University of South Florida and The Nielsen Company.
2, people are losing their coverage. In about three weeks over a half million Floridians are going to lose their coverage again," he said.
Yet the USF/Nielsen poll found that the top concern of voters is the economy, and 63 percent of Floridians report feeling financial stress in their households.
The approval of 60 percent of Florida voters is needed to pass any amendment to the state Constitution --- but a new survey shows that's also how many Floridians say they don't get enough information on ballot measures. According to the poll from the ...
Call it Donald Trump's November surprise. The Republican nominee urged Florida residents at a Panama City rally Tuesday night to register and turn out the vote come election Day on November 28, instead of the actual date of November 8. Story Continued ...
"If Floridians had the legislature we deserved, we'd already have the medical marijuana law the overwhelming majority of us want," says Ben Pollara, campaign manager for United for Care, a group backing Amendment 2. "This election we will finally pass ...
Florida and Georgia residents in certain counties who lost jobs as a result of hurricane Matthew may be entitled to federal disaster unemployment Assistance.
Tobacco Free Florida is partnering with a state workforce board to help unemployed Floridians who smoke have a better chance at employment.
Another finding is that 76 percent of Floridians surveyed think universities should not support study abroad programs in countries with known terrorist activity.
Florida's voter rolls may jump by more than 60,000 people due to a federal judge ordering an extra week for registration. Secretary of State Ken Detzner issued a statement late Tuesday that said 36,823 applications submitted since Oct. 11 had been ...
Stressing the importance of Floridians voting in the presidential election, President Obama called into Tampa local hip-hop radio station 95.7 The Beat in Tampa ...
Even with all the negativity, Floridians say they're motivated to vote for president. History Shows voter fraud In South Florida Doesn't Happen On election Day.
An estimated 800,000 Floridians fall into what's known as the "coverage gap": They can't afford marketplace insurance but don't qualify for traditional Medicaid.
Floridians who lost their jobs earlier this month due to severe storms and flooding during hurricane Matthew may be entitled to federal disaster unemployment Assistance under a recently-approved request for a major disaster declaration in Florida.
Allowing Trained Staff to Carry Firearms at public schools - More Floridians support allowing trained staff to carry firearms with 35 percent that "strongly favor" and 21 percent in "favor" as compared to 29 percent that "strongly oppose" and 11 ...
Most Floridians say they support trained staff carrying firearms on school campuses, according to a new survey released Tuesday.
A majority of Floridians believe "trained staff" should be able to carry firearms on school grounds, according to the latest data from the Sunshine State Survey conducted by the University of South Florida and The Nielsen Company.
Nearly 64,000 Floridians registered to vote in a weeklong period from Oct. 11 to Oct. 18 and will be able to vote in the 2016 election, according to a late-night email sent Tuesday from Secretary of State Ken Detzner.
2, people are losing their coverage. In about three weeks over a half million Floridians are going to lose their coverage again," he said.
No matter what the latest headlines or poll results might say, supporters of the two major parties' presidential candidates remain steadfast in their opinions of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.
To protest a 515-mile natural-gas pipeline set to cut through Florida, a St. Petersburg woman will dance across the state, shimmying through Alachua County on her way southbound.
Fort Lauderdale (CBSMiami) - It's not raining but some South Florida streets are underwater thanks to the seasonal king tides which swelled again Friday morning.
Good Friday morning. Voters are voting. As of yesterday morning, about 200,000 Floridians have already cast absentee ballots -- 42.5% by Republicans and 39.5% by Democrats.
Yet the USF/Nielsen poll found that the top concern of voters is the economy, and 63 percent of Floridians report feeling financial stress in their households.
This week, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations here in Florida, dropped 67,000 direct mail pieces to union households ...
Yet the USF/Nielsen poll found that the top concern of voters is the economy, and 63 percent of Floridians report feeling financial stress in their households.
Florida's post-recession recovery has restructured the economy in a way that has left millions with fewer assets, lower incomes and less potential to withstand ...


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