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Miriam Steinberg has dropped out of the race for House District 64 over a dispute with the State Division of Elections about filing fees.

Reggie Fullwood has foiled a Democratic challenge to the Jacksonville seat, beating Johnny Gaffney in the special primary election.

Florida's budget surplus for next year could be nearly $1 billion, a more than $600 million increase from the August prediction, based on revised numbers issued by state economists Monday.

The Florida Police Benevolent Association, one of the largest organizations representing law enforcement in the state, is opposing a bill by Rep. Shev Jones to require body cameras on police officers assigned to patrol duties, claiming that the measure represents an "overreach" that unfairly questions the integrity of all police officers.

The Florida Department of Revenue is in a legal battle with hospital giant HCA over clams it owes the state more than $10 million in back taxes.

Republican Paul Renner was endorsed by the National Rifle Association and the Unified Sportsmen of Florida for his support of the Second Amendment.

Republican Cyndi Stevenson leads four other candidates in fundraising for the House District 17 special election.

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