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  • Companies, interests, spend $127 million to lobby lawmakers

     
    TALLAHASSEE — They are waging multi-year campaigns to build billion-dollar casinos, get their tax bills reduced, break into the renewable energy business, and fight over the right of injured parties to sue. They are the more than 2,500 utilities,¬†...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads:Banks, hazing and Cubans

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Sorry for the late start today, but here are the top five stories we're reading this morning. * Charges against several students are expected today in the death of former FAMU drum major...
  • 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...
  • GOP $$$ laps Florida Democrats leading into next week’s primary

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Thanks to gambling interests, utilities, and theme parks,¬†Florida Republicans out-raised the state Democratic Party more than 4-to-1 over the last four months, according to party fundraising reports filed Friday. For the period from...
  • Special interests give RPOF 4-to-1 contributions edge

     
    Contribution reports filed Friday evening showed the Republican Party of Florida raised $9 million from April through Aug. 9 from a plethora of wealthy donors and corporations interested in getting regulations weakened or tax breaks passed – or to...
  • In secret, Enterprise Florida hears utility-funded report

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A new report on Florida’s economic competitiveness recommends that the state beef up Gov. Rick Scott’s ability to lure new corporations with large checks and to also lower standards for the wages these companies would...
  • 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...
  • Bill McCollum, a familiar face, aims for governor

    He's virtually a household name in Florida politics. Attorney General Bill McCollum's current stint as Florida's top lawyer is the latest stop in a three-decade political career that began with his 1980 election to Congress from Central Florida. Once...
  • PSC member pushes utilities to reveal salaries

    If anyone knows how to get a message across loud and clear, it's Nancy Argenziano. She once famously sent a gift-wrapped package of cow manure to a lobbyist she was at odds with as a state legislator. Now, she is a member of the state Public Service...
  • Apparent lightning strike destroys DeBary church

    An apparent lightning strike destroyed a well-known DeBary church tonight, sending huge fireballs into the sky. First Presbyterian Church at 267 E. Highbanks Road caught fire about 9:40 p.m. Witnesses said they heard a loud clap of thunder and saw...
  • The readers write: From Isleworth to power rates

    You had lots to say on the issues I wrote about last week. Here's a look inside the mailbag. Dear Beth, If my house sells because of your article, I will send you a nice bottle of my favorite red wine. We still come down from time to time, but it was...