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  • 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...
  • Utilities need to accept nuclear risk

    If you are a Progress Energy customer, come December you will have paid more than $150 over the past two years toward two new nuclear reactors that may never get built. And the price is set to blast off from there. By 2020, Progress Energy projects it...
  • Rate deal gets monkey off utility's back

    Progress Energy agreed this week to freeze customers' base rates for three years, just months after losing a battle to increase bills by a record amount. The decision by Central Florida's largest investor-owned electric provider signals the company's...
  • Will PSC approve FPL rate hike?

    Will PSC approve FPL rate hike?
    State regulators are scheduled to cap 10 months of debate and hearings with a vote Wednesday on Florida Power & Light's proposal to boost customers' base rates by nearly $1.3 billion. The Florida Public Service Commission decision will come just days...
  • Regulators slash FPL's rate-hike request

    Regulators slash FPL's rate-hike request
    The Florida Public Service Commission approved a $75.5 million base-rate increase for Florida Power & Light Wednesday, all but rejecting the utility's request for a record hike of $1.27 billion. The approved increase is likely to add just pennies to a...
  • Florida utilities leave PSC empty-handed

    This week the Public Service Commission sent a clear message to Progress Energy and Florida Power & Light: For now, the state's largest investor-owned utilities are the ones in the dark. The PSC, which regulates the price of electricity and other...
  • 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...