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  • Economists rank Orlando stadium No. 1 for state money

    Economists rank Orlando stadium No. 1 for state money
    TALLAHASSEE -- State economists on Tuesday gave Orlando's planned $110 million Major League Soccer stadium the top ranking over three sports venues as Florida lawmakers decide how to divvy up sales-tax dollars for stadium-construction projects. The...
  • Text of Gov. Rick Scott inauguration speech

    Text of Gov. Rick Scott inauguration speech
    Governor Rick Scott’s Inaugural Address Remarks as Prepared for Delivery First and foremost, thank you to the people of Florida. Without your confidence and support, we would not be here today. I certainly would never have made it here, or made it...
  • Showdown looming over Seminole gambling agreement

    Showdown looming over Seminole gambling agreement
    Florida's five-year agreement allowing the Seminole Tribe of Florida to offer blackjack and other table games at its casinos will expire on July 31. By that time, the tribe will have paid the state $1 billion, enjoyed a gambling monopoly that has been the...
  • RPOF names interim staff

    RPOF names interim staff
    The overhaul of the Republican Party of Florida finally has led to an interim staff, though a permanent staff still is in the waiting. Veteran political adviser David Johnson will lead. Since Blaise Ingoglia won the chairmanship in a surprise move...
  • Gardiner seeks to expand state jobs for disabled

    Gardiner seeks to expand state jobs for disabled
    TALLAHASSEE — A bill that would expand job opportunities in state government for Floridians with disabilities sailed through its first legislative committee Tuesday, buoyed by the support of Senate President Andy Gardiner of Orlando. The measure...
  • GOP leaders vow to cut taxes, spend more on public education

    GOP leaders vow to cut taxes, spend more on public education
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's top Republicans pledged Wednesday to press for tax cuts, more education spending and a review of controversial student testing in this year's legislative session. House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy...
  • Scott proposes nearly $77 billion state budget

    Scott proposes nearly $77 billion state budget
    TALLAHASSEE — Flush with a significant budget surplus, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday called on legislators to slash taxes, boost spending on schools, while also spending more on the state's troubled prisons system. Many of the key...
  • Orlando soccer stadium, 3 other projects get 1st OK for sales-tax cash

    Orlando soccer stadium, 3 other projects get 1<sup>s</sup><sup>t</sup> OK for sales-tax cash
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's economic-development agency Friday gave support to four professional sports facilities, including Orlando's new soccer stadium, that are seeking state sales-tax dollars to help pay for construction projects. It will now...
  • RPOF overhaul: coup by small counties or just Ingoglia's charm?

    RPOF overhaul: coup by small counties or just Ingoglia's charm?
    Orange County GOP Chair Lew Oliver said he saw a hostile revolt within the Republican Party of Florida last weekend when state delegates tossed Gov. Rick Scott's hand-picked state chairman for Blaise Ingoglia, who immediately shook up the party. But other...
  • A more seasoned Scott settles in for second term

    A more seasoned Scott settles in for second term
    TALLAHASSEE – When Gov. Rick Scott is sworn in for a second term Tuesday, he'll stick to his campaign-themed goals to continue cutting taxes and regulations and to compete for new companies for Florida. There will be no controversial pledges to...
  • 5-year water, land plan possible

    TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers might lay out future water and land preservation efforts in a five-year plan updated annually, similar to how transportation projects are prioritized. The proposal will go before lawmakers during committee weeks leading up to the...