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A complaint alleging Gov. Rick Scott used on duty police officers as "props" at a campaign event was tossed by the Florida Elections Commission.

Public universities in Florida want the Legislature and the governor to increase the amount of performance funding in the 2015-16 budget by $100 million.

Rep. Rouson joined a new law firm and Rep. Patronis was appointed to the Public Service Commission.

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater released a digital ad Sept. 18, 2014, exploring his motivation for entering politics.

A trade association Sept. 17, 2014, challenged the Florida Department of Health's plan for carrying out a new medical-marijuana law, adding to two challenges filed earlier in the week.

Democratic candidate Judithanne McLauchlan challenged incumbent Sen. Jeff Brandes to a series of three moderated, one-on-one debates. But Brandes' campaign says that the senator has already agreed to a series of three debates. One of those appearances was canceled, however, and McLauchlan's campaign is saying the other events don't qualify as proper debates.

Rep. Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, has launched a new ad entitled "A Leader We Can Trust."

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