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  • 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...
  • Who’s paying for those fliers and ads? Disney, FPL, GEO Group, assorted m/billionaires

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With heated legislative primaries going full-steam in Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville, we thought we'd go back and take a minute to highlight who some of the biggest financiers of these campaigns turned out to be. For the last quarter,...
  • 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...
  • House Republicans underwrite Osceola election petition drive

     
    Top Republican lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives – and some of the interest groups trying to influence them – have pumped more than $20,000 into a petition drive in Osceola County to make county commission elections non-...
  • Florida Chamber pays for TV ads for Rep. Scott Plakon

     
    The Florida Chamber of Commerce has begun airing television ads to help Republican state Rep. Scott Plakon of Longwood in his tough re-election battle with Democrat Karen Castor Dentel. The chamber has paid more than $60,000 worth of air time so far on...
  • Florida Chamber sends mailers touting Marco Pena in HD 49

     
    The Florida Chamber of Commerce, which has been paying for television ads promoting Longwood Republican Rep. Scott Plakon in House District 30, is now sending mailers promoting the GOP candidate in a neighboring House race, too. The chamber mailers are...
  • Disney World ‘flexing its bicep’ in Florida elections

     
    Walt Disney World has spent nearly $2.5 million on political candidates and causes in Florida so far this election cycle, according to an Orlando Sentinel review of state records, as the giant resort attempts to influence elections from the Keys to the...
  • 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...
  • 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...