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  • NAACP objects to court-ordered ‘dismantling’ of minority Senate seats

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Much as it has since the beginning, the legal mandate to preserve minority political districts is going to play a central role in the court fight over the Florida Legislature's once-a-decade redistricting process. The Florida Supreme...
  • The Sentinel as poetry?

     
    So, I get all sorts of book pitches (which is kind of odd, seeing as how I don't write about books). But I thought I would highlight this one because it's a book about, well, the Orlando Sentinel … or rather a book written from the Orlando Sentinel....
  • Supremes take a more skeptical view of redistricting challenge the second time

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Critics arguing state lawmakers still didn’t get it right when they re-drew Senate districts for the second time ran into a tough crowd Friday:  the Florida Supreme Court, charged with reviewing legislators’ handiwork....
  • Orlando Regional and Miami-Dade HMO ready for contract war

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A Coral Gables-based HMO and a major Orlando hospital system are locked in a nasty contracting dispute that is about to land on the doorsteps of Central Florida residents. Simply...
  • AIF endorsements skip over most hotly contested Central Florida races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest. The group's...
  • Top-10 ECOs last quarter: Chamber, House GOP, Senate GOP, Pro-voucher group

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The stealthy groups paying for the direct-mail and ads in Florida primaries are called Electioneering Communication Organizations under state law, and are known as 527 groups in other states. They are traditionally utilized to either...
  • 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,...
  • Orange County Young Republican Hob Nob set for Thursday

     
    Orange County Young Republicans Hob Nob and Straw Poll is set for Thursday evening at the Varsity Club in the Citrus Bowl. Tickets to the 6-8 p.m. event, hosted by U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster and State Rep.Stephen Precourt, are $15 and available at the door....
  • Florida Chamber backs Siplin, Brooks, Pena in Central Florida legislative races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Chamber of Commerce, the most well-heeled business lobby in the Capitol, has issued its legislative endorsements, and the roster includes a few head-turners in Central Florida. The Chamber is endorsing Victoria Siplin,...
  • Disney money buys ads in nasty GOP primary fight

     
    Money from Walt Disney World appears to be bankrolling TV ads for state Rep. Rachel Burgin in her bitter primary fight with past Senate President Tom Lee for a Tampa-area Senate seat, records show. According to the new election filings, Disney wrote a...
  • A Senate sweep for Gaetz-Gardiner?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Looks like Aaron Bean in Jacksonville and Tom Lee in Tampa are headed for victories in two Republican primaries that have drawn millions of dollars from party coffers and the political war chests of the next two Senate presidents,...