Add another senator to Marco Rubio’s growing list of backers. Pat Toomey, a Pennsylvania Republican, endorsed Rubio in his 2016 presidential bid. “I’m endorsing his candidacy and am very optimistic about his prospects,” he told CNN host Jake Tapper on Wednesday. Toomey was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010. He’s on the Senate’s finance, […]
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Bob Baffert's trio of El Kabeir, Hoppertunity and Cat Burglar will all hope to cash in on the $500,000 purse in Saturday's 79th running of the Grade II San Antonio Stakes at 1 1/8 miles contested on the main track. … Continue reading →
The House Finance and Tax Committee approved its tax cut proposal on Wednesday. The proposal cuts nearly $1 billion over two years. The proposal includes reducing the business rent tax, an extension of the sales tax on manufacturing equipment and four sales tax holidays. Chris Hudson, state director for Americans for Prosperity—Florida, said in a […]
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The Clewiston-based U.S. Sugar Corporation has unveiled a new website, highlighting the work it does to protect the environment in the South Florida lands it plies to satisfy the nation’s sweet tooth. The new site, found at www.USSugar.com, outlines the sugarcane and citrus operations and tells the story of the firm’s ongoing efforts to combine innovation and […]
Democratic HD 118 candidate Robert Asencio sent out an email blast Wednesday calling out his former opponent, incumbent Republican Rep. Frank Artiles, for not knowing some of the finer details in elections law. “It appears that our Republican opponent Frank Artiles does not read the bills he votes into law,” Asencio said in the email. Asencio’s revelation that […]
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