"Some of the biggest names in Tampa Bay law enforcement and education are rallying behind a plan by Gov. Rick Scott (R) to improve safety at schools and keep guns from dangerous people. A who’s who of local officials stood behind Scott when he came to Tampa on Wednesday to pitch the $500 million plan he unveiled last week in the wake of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland."
"Wednesday’s stop in Tampa allowed the governor, who is widely expected to challenge ... Sen. Bill Nelson (D), to stand in front of a row of a television cameras in one of the state’s largest media markets." (Tampa Bay Times)