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  • Lawyers, Internet cafes, sugar helping finance Castor Dentel group

     
    Karen Castor Dentel, the Maitland Democrat challenging Republican Rep. Scott Plakon in one of Florida’s most closely watched state House races, has a new fundraising weapon. Castor Dentel recently signed on with a fundraising committee, known as &#...
  • Across Florida, legislative candidates sidestep fundraising caps

     
    It may be the least effective law in Florida. For two decades, Florida has barred candidates for local or state office from accepting more than $500 from a single donor per election. And yet, more than ever this election cycle, candidates for the...
  • Big Sugar, environmentalists clash over Everglades cleanup requirements

    Big Sugar, environmentalists clash over Everglades cleanup requirements
    One day into Florida’s legislative session, environmentalists and Big Sugar are already squaring off over proposed changes to Everglades restoration requirements. Audubon of Florida Wednesday was rallying opposition to measures that the...
  • Environmentalists warn that law change helps Big Sugar dodge Everglades cleanup

    Environmentalists warn that law change helps Big Sugar dodge Everglades cleanup
    Big Sugar is trying to change state law to dodge more Everglades pollution cleanup costs, according to Audubon of Florida. Audubon Wednesday was rallying opposition to measures that the environmental group warns would help Big Sugar avoid paying more of...
  • Legislative session brought big paydays to some lobbyists

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With an early legislative session speeding up action in the Capitol, at least three lobbying firms collected more than $1 million in fees during the first three months of the year, according...
  • Huizenga, Adelson, Donald Trump and John Morgan (?!) pump money to Scott committee

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Tapping major players in Florida politics, a committee closely aligned with Gov. Rick Scott collected $2.85 million in contributions during the past three months, a new report shows. The...
  • Former Crist chief of staff named new CEO of Everglades Foundation

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Eric Eikenberg, the former chief of staff and campaign manager for Gov. Charlie Crist, has been tapped as the new chief executive of the Everglades Foundation. Eikenberg, a one-time political hand to former U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw of...
  • New governor could use Palm Beach County seat to shake up South Florida Water Management District

     
    Gov.-elect Rick Scott???s first opportunity to potentially change the direction of the South Florida Water Management District comes from filling the Palm Beach County vacancy on the agency???s nine-member board. The governor appoints the members of the...
  • Those insiders are flocking to give to Scott inaugural

     
    This is rapidly becoming a point no longer worth making: after winning the Republican gubernatorial primary by running hard against “Tallahassee insiders,” Gov.-elect Rick Scott is scooping up money from those insiders with both hands. The...
  • Governor's budget cuts could change the South Florida Water Management District

     
    Gov. Rick Scott???s proposed state budget cuts could cost the South Florida Water Management District $100 million, which district officials say would force significant changes at the agency that oversees flood control, water supply and Everglades...
  • Chairman could soon be out at the South Florida Water Management District

     
    A new governor means a changing of the guard could be on the way for the South Florida Water Management District. The four-year-term of District Chairman Eric Buermann expires in March. As chairman, Buermann leads the nine-member board that oversees......