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Corcoran

Republican from Florida

Richard Corcoran is a state representative serving District 45. He was elected to the House in 2010. He is the Florida House Speaker for the 2017 session.

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Recent stories featuring Richard Corcoran

No sanctuary cities in Florida? That’s not as settled as Andrew Gillum claims

The policies of so-called sanctuary cities are among the most controversial in the national immigration debate. But Democratic Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum says there are no such cities in Florida, despite Republican rhetoric. Is that true?

What to know before the start of the 2018 legislative session

Members of the Republican-dominated Legislature have their sights set on establishing a scholarship program to help kids who have been bullied, stiffening a ban on texting while driving, and writing a budget that doesn’t raise taxes — among hundreds of other ideas.

Fact-checking the Gov. Rick Scott, Florida House feud over Enterprise Florida

The Florida House produced videos showing Florida’s jobs and tourism agencies as failures while Gov. Rick Scott fired back with his own defense.

Revisiting the Legislature’s budget showdown

The Senate and House disagree over what to do about hospital funding and Medicaid expansion, two subjects that are linked no matter how lawmakers or Gov. Rick Scott try to separate them.

As the House adjourns early over Medicaid battle, we look at claims on the Truth-O-Meter

We fact-checked claims about the budget, polls, health outcomes and jobs related to Medicaid expansion