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  • Workforce boards could lose local control

    Workforce boards could lose local control
    Workforce One and Workforce Alliance, workforce boards in Broward and Palm Beach counties, could lose local control, if proposed state legislation continues to gain steam. Florida's latest legislative session kicked off on Tuesday. Gov. Rick Scott and...
  • Targeting the disabled — A heartless, impractical move

    Targeting the disabled — A heartless, impractical move
    Late last week, Gov. Rick Scott blindsided tens of thousands of disabled Floridians and their caregivers by signing an executive order to immediately cut their funding. Yet that very same day, the governor made time for a photo op — for the Special...
  • Term limits for you, not for me — what hypocrites!

    Term limits for you, not for me — what hypocrites!
    (An earlier version of this column had an incorrect title for Senate Majority Leader Andy Gardiner.) Today, we continue looking at foolish bills your legislators have filed in Tallahassee — and highlight some good ones. Let's start with a real...
  • Residents take to streets; Dorworth took to Facebook

    Residents take to streets; Dorworth took to Facebook
    It's alive! Citizen activism and public interest, that is. When Florida legislators swung through town this week, hundreds of Central Floridians poured into the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre to demand that politicians treat them, their money and...
  • Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide

    Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide
    Be prepared for Election Day with poll locations, our candidate endorsements and a guide to the amendments! FIND YOUR PRECINCT Information about voting locations is available at these websites: Lake County: http://elections.lakecountyfl.gov Orange...
  • Scott’s SunRail freeze becomes leverage with Florida Legislature

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott is delaying a final decision about whether to let the $1.2 billion SunRail commuter train in Central Florida move forward until mid-summer, long after the 60-day legislative session ends. The governor has kept $235...
  • Here are the real conservatives in Florida

     
    The American Conservative Union, which has long ranked the most and least conservative members of Congress, has set its sights on the Florida Legislature. You can read the full report here. The group based its ranking on how legislators voted on nearly...
  • U.S. Rep. Dan Webster on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’

     
    "Facing Florida With Mike Vasilinda" talks to Florida's Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott about auto insurance fraud. The program starts at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV and repeats at 4:30 p.m. Sunday on WRDQ. Florida Retail Federation CEO Rick...
  • How Senate redistricting proposals would affect Seminole

     
    Mike Ertel, the ever-helpful elections supervisor in Seminole County, has looked at the proposed congressional and Senate redistricting maps put out today by the Senate Reapportionment Committee and produced a quick look at how his home county would be...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Session countdown

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Welcome back to the morning reads after a long holiday break on our side. It was a rather slow time politically in the state capitol, but check the Central Florida Political Pulse for any big stories you have missed in the mean time....
  • Rod Smith defends the redistricting maps his staff drew

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith just put a statement defending proposed Senate and congressional redistricting maps that Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich, D-Weston, had filed — then tabled without a vote. The maps were...