Tag Archives: Nikki Fried

DeSantis Urged To Publicly Disavow Horse Paste Use

Florida Politics reports: Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has offered a response to the uptick in calls to the Florida Poison Control Center due to ivermectin and is urging Gov. Ron DeSantis to publicly disavow the use of the drug in treating COVID-19. “I urge the Governor to disavow those promoting false cures, and instead listen to the scientists and …

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Kraken Accused Of Running Unregistered FL Charity

The Florida Phoenix reports: Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried filed an administrative complaint on Friday against an organization tied to former Trump attorney Sidney Powell, alleging it is soliciting donations without registering as a charity with Fried’s agency. Fried’s department alleges multiple violations of Florida charities law against Defending the Republic Inc., including failure to register and …

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Top Florida Dem Launches Challenge To DeSantis

The New York Times reports: Nikki Fried, Florida’s agriculture commissioner, declared her candidacy for governor on Tuesday, casting herself as the Democratic Party’s best option to defeat Ron DeSantis, the popular Republican incumbent, given her role as the only statewide elected Democrat. “After two decades of Republican governors, it’s time to try something new,” Ms. Fried said in a brief …

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Florida Official Refuses To Lower Flags For Limbaugh

The Washington Post reports: Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said Monday that she will direct her department not to lower its flags in honor of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, who died of complications from lung cancer last week. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said last week that he would order the state’s flags to be flown at half-staff on …

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