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Aug
12
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Sunshine State News
By Kevin Derby

Four members of the Florida congressional delegation--Republican U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis, David Jolly and Dennis Ross and Democrat U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor--wrote Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate on Monday, asking for FEMA to declare Tampa Bay a disaster area after recent flooding.

“During the past few weeks, the Tampa Bay area and surrounding communities have experienced disastrous flooding that has destroyed numerous homes and...

Jun
10
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The Daily Ridge

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are supporting U.S. Representative Dennis A. Ross’ (FL-15) proposed legislation: “Protecting Our Children Act.” It will allow private employers to polygraph prospective employees who may potentially interact with children.

Current law allows businesses to do criminal background checks, which does intercept those who have been arrested for crimes against children in the past. But background checks alone...

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