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Rick Scott pushing collaboration to stop the spread of Zika

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Summertime is nearly here, and with that comes the return of the mosquito. As concerns over the mosquito-borne Zika virus continue to grow, state officials are ramping up their efforts to protect Floridians and slow the spread of the virus. That means increase coordination between state and local agencies and even calls for Washington, D.C., to pitch in. “We’re coming on summer. We’re going to see heat. We’re going to see rain. We’re going to see more mosquitoes,” said Gov.…

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Marco Rubio’s congressional supporters to come out for D.C. events

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From CQ: Gov. Charlie Crist (R) may be endorsed by the National Republican Senatorial Committee but his primary challenger, former state House Speaker Marco Rubio (R), isn’t without his own big name backers in Washington, D.C. And those supporters are coming out in force during Rubio’s visit to Washington, D.C. later this month. Florida Reps. Ginny Brown-Waite and Jeff Miller, who have both endorsed Rubio, are headlining a meet and greet event on Dec. 15 to introduce Rubio around the…

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