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TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $368 million in lawmaker pet projects Monday and blocked a 3 percent tuition hike for Florida colleges and universities. The tuition increase passed earlier this month was a small piece of the overall $74.1...
Central Florida Political PulseFor weeks Florida Democrats have been buzzing about the idea of getting U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to run for governor in 2014 to challenge the re-election bid of Republican Gov. Rick Scott. And for weeks,Nelson has been saying he has no intention of running...
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Orlando Sentinel Editorial BoardFormer Gov. Charlie Crist declared his support for “marriage equality” on his Facebook page this week after Delaware became the 11th U.S. state to legalize marriage between same-sex partners. Crist said he looked forward to the day when...
In her dark-horse campaign to become Florida's next governor, former state Sen. Nan Rich likes to recall the stories of Democratic political legends Reubin Askew, Lawton Chiles and Bob Graham. Each was a little-known state senator when he launched his...
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill late Wednesday that would inject more cash into elections as part of a broader reform that eliminates some political slush funds politicians have used to support their "filet mignon" lifestyles. The...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott will have to decide today whether to sign a sweeping campaign-finance bill that jacks up the contribution limits for statewide candidates from $500 to $3,000 and bans the slush funds lawmakers have used to wine and dine....
Four years ago, Mike Rudisill was among the least-qualified applicants for a judicial post in Seminole County. He was 33 years old and only eight years out of law school. But what Rudisill lacked in experience, he made up for with political...
Staff writerLenny Curry, chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, is a guest this weekend on WFTV-Channel 9's "Central Florida Spotlight" and News 13's "Political Connections." Florida Gov. Rick Scott will not face a primary challenger, Curry tells WFTV's...
What do college football's Tim Tebow and Bobby Bowden have in common with businessman Wayne Huizenga and Everglades demolisher Hamilton Disston? They've all recently been named "Great Floridians," what is supposed to be a high honor, bestowed upon...
Sun SentinelGov. Rick Scott ran through a wide range of topics during an hour with the Sun Sentinel editorial board on Tuesday. The central point: Everything’s going well in Florida, from Scott’s vantage. “The state’s headed in the right...
No matter what side you are on, the "parent trigger" bill is a lesson in the worst kind of politicking. Heated accusations of ulterior motives? Plenty. Using kids as pawns? You bet. High-level interference by the governor's office? Of course....
Sun SentinelThe glass wasn’t half or even three-quarters full Friday. Things are so good in Broward County the glass was overflowing. That was the message delivered to more than 900 people at the Broward Workshop’s annual State of Our County forum....
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