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Special Report: Florida Legislature

The 2017 Florida Legislature is scheduled through May 5. This special report will allow you to follow all of the action in Tallahassee through the efforts of our Times/Herald reporters and editors. ...

Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Lakeland, discusses the GOP’s efforts to pass an alternative to Obamacare. Ross is one of a few senior deputy majority whips trying to bring on reluctant Republicans. ALEX LEARY | Times

With GOP health care bill teetering, Florida Rep. Dennis Ross worries failure will splinter party

WASHINGTON — Amid the bustle of afternoon votes, Rep. Dennis Ross came bounding around the corner with news. "We're getting closer. Neal Dunn is now on board," he said, referring to a fellow Florida Republican House member. Ross and other vote wranglers have been furiously tracking support for the Obamacare replace …