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  1. Scott is term-limited but still paying for political adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... only mean one thing: Scott is planning a 2018 run for the United States senate seat currently held by democrat Bill Nelson. According to a July 4th story in the Tampa Bay Times the highly unpopular governor (my words) has spent about $293,000 for ...

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  2. Perspective: Florida Democrats plot a road to relevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Democratic candidates are the heart and soul of our party," reads the report of the committee co-chaired by Sen. Bill Nelson and retired Orlando police Chief Val Demings. Also central to the party's success: turning out voters. But in 2014, just 6 ...

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  3. Gov. Rick Scott has spent nearly $300,000 on political consultants since AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... law limits a governor to two consecutive four-year terms in office. And 2018 also happens to be when U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, will be completing his third term in office and facing re-election. Nelson has cruised to re-election in both of ...

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  4. Trade promotion, Charleston killings and Scalia: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    In Wednesday's letters to the editor, Sherman Miller, president and CEO of Multicom, praises U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio for recently demonstrating his continued support for Florida's workers and job creators by voting in favor of Trade Promotion Authority legislation. To achieve balance and objectivity, I want to point out that Sen. Bill Nelson also voted for the TPA legislation.

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  5. Florida nets $3.25B in BP oil-spill settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Panhandle coastal waters and rivers, including Pensacola and Apalachicola bays and the Suwannee River. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat active in federal legislation directed at BP's spill, said he was disappointed by the settlement as too ...

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  6. Editorial: A promising BP settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... restoration projects), plus other costs. State and federal officials could have held out for more, and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said he would have liked to have seen larger damages. The federal court in New Orleans overseeing the case was expected to ...

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  7. Laid Off Disney Workers File Complaints With Labor DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Caller

    ... however, the DoL announced it would investigate SCE. Following that announcement, DHS responded to Florida Sen. Bill Nelson's request for a comprehensive investigation, saying it would work with DoL to broaden the investigation of the H-1b visa ...

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  8. Re-establishing diplomatic relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | News 4 Jax

    ... ISN'T WORKING, WE CAN AND WILL CHANGE. FROM HIS LOCAL OFFICE ON JACKSONVILLE'S SOUTH BANK, FLORIDA SENATOR BILL NELSON SOUNDED SKEPTICAL BUT WILLING TO GIVE THIS NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH CUBA A TRY. I HAVE MY DOUBTS ABOUT THE CASTRO BROTHERS, BECAUSE ...

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  9. Normal relations clear a path to Florida-Cuba tiesRead the original story

    Thursday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... get that regime to open up, stop human rights abuses, and give the Cuban people their basic freedoms," U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said. "I think reopening the embassies is a necessary step in the long process toward achieving that goal."

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  10. The WilliesHOW to Fix the Oil SpillRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    ... to the Florida House, State Senate and U.S. Senate and for two terms of as governor, once against now-U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in a primary and later against Jeb Bush in a general election, the elder Lawton Chiles was never defeated. He was born near ...

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  11. The Latest: Cuba embassy plan riles Republican hopefulsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTVC

    ... a halt to U.S. radio and TV broadcasts aimed at the other island and other grievances. Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson is cautiously welcoming word from the Obama administration of plans to open an embassy in Cuba as the White House seeks to ...

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  12. Thursday's Letters: The Supreme Court simply did its jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... could still be protected by the efforts of our other communities and the recent bill filed by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to ban seismic testing off the coast of Florida. A dramatic increase in federal deficit spending was meant to address numerous social ...

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  13. The Buzz Obama announces reopening of U.S. embassy in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... and the best way to promote our values and create opportunities for both Americans and the Cuban people." Sen. Bill Nelson : "I still distrust Castro, but we have to get that regime to open up, stop human rights abuses, and give the Cuban people ...

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  14. Nelson Accuses Disney, St. Pete Company Of Outsourcing JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Magic 98.3 Columbus

    Sen. Bill Nelson said Tuesday he will introduce legislation to tighten what he called troubling abuses of a visa program designed to attract highly skilled workers for jobs where there are shortages of qualified American workers. Nelson, the Orlando Democrat, said he thinks the H-1B visa program is being used by American companies to displace American workers, some of whom are even being made to train their foreign replacements.

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  15. SpaceX rocket failure threatens support for commercial spaceflightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NatureNews

    ... such as SpaceX. "We would be remiss to underestimate the gravity of the situation right now," Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, who flew on the space shuttle himself in 1986 and is now the ranking member of the committee that oversees NASA, said in a ...

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  16. Blacklist Update: Evidence Piles Up, Disney Maintains DenialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Daily Caller

    ... replace hundreds of tech workers. Following the more recent reports of the Disney layoffs, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat who supports the H-1b program, has called for a similar federal investigation into Disney and its contractors. (RELATED: ...

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  17. Feds Expand Investigation Of H-1b Abuses As Calls For Action IntensifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Daily Caller

    At the request of Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, the Obama administration has expanded its investigation of the H-1b visa program, the same one companies are reportedly using to displace American workers. The Department of Homeland Security is now working with the Department of Labor to expand the investigation beyond Southern California Edison, per the initial request Nelson made following reports that Disney also replaced hundreds of tech workers with cheap foreign labor.

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  18. Don't let failure slow commercial space pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... less than NASA has requested, would push back the launch date another couple of years, according to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat who flew on a shuttle mission in 1986. It's unlikely Congress would zero-out the commercial space program, ...

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  19. Nelson seeks comprehensive probe of foreign worker visas, outsourcing businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Capital Soup

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is asking the federal Labor Department to expand an investigation into potential abuses in the visa program designed to attract highly-skilled foreign workers to fill U.S. jobs in fields where there are labor shortages, following recent media reports calling into question whether companies are using it to displace American workers. Nelson made his request in a letter sent today to Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez.

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  20. Federal probe into outsourcing expands, Nelson saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A federal investigation about abuse of the federal H-1B visa program now includes the Department of Labor and the Department of Homeland Security, Sen. Bill Nelson said Tuesday. Earlier in June, Nelson asked Homeland Security to investigate reports that an India-based outsourcing firm used by Disney World was placing immigrants in IT jobs previously filled by Americans.

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