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  • The death of immigration reform: Just what Big Business wants

    The death of immigration reform: Just what Big Business wants
    Was illegal immigration a top issue for you in last year's campaign? Were you one of those who voted for a candidate specifically because he ran around screaming the word "Arizona" a lot? If so, you got played for a fool. Because, with one day left...
  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is the state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is the state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is the national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD...
  • Free-market pols should go after taxes

    Free-market pols should go after taxes
    Florida's case against tax dodgers Expedia, Orbitz and other online-travel companies just got a lot easier. Recently released documents from a court case in Georgia help Florida make its case by showing that the companies knew as far back as 2003 that...
  • Why hasn't Gov. Rick Scott taken a stand on FPL's proposed rate hike?

    Why hasn't Gov. Rick Scott taken a stand on FPL's proposed rate hike?
    Critics of Florida Power & Light's proposed $690 million base rate hikehave questioned why Gov. Rick Scotthasn't taken a position on it. The increase would amount to $7.09 more a month on the base part of a monthly bill for customers who use 1,000...
  • Will Attorney General Bondi oppose FPL's rate hike?

    Will Attorney General Bondi oppose FPL's rate hike?
    Why hasn’t Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi taken a stand on FPL’s request to increase base electric rates $690 million, or nearly $7 a month for a typical customer? Former Florida Attorney Generals Bill McCollum and Charlie Crist were...
  • McCollum, Bronson, Bondi, Putnam to EPA: Go fish

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's attorney general and agriculture commissioner announced Tuesday they were suing the federal Environmental Protection Agency over water-quality standards the agency announced last month it was imposing on the state's rivers,...
  • Cannon creates Water Policy select committee

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With Florida policymakers protesting federal nutrient standards the state has spent a decade trying to develop on its own and preparing to repeal new septic-tank inspection regulations lawmakers just passed last spri...
  • Scott to interview RPOF hopefuls this weekend

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov.-elect Rick Scott is slated to interview the five candidates vying to take over as chair of the Republican Party of Florida when the party's bigwigs gather in Orlando this weekend. Scott, a Naples investor with n...
  • Ruling bolsters Florida challenge to health-care law

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida’s legal challenge to the new health-care law was bolstered on Monday when a federal judge in Virginia ruled that the government cannot require everyone to get insurance. The ruling will....
  • PSC approves two-year FPL rate freeze

     
    By Keith Laing, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Electric rates for the state’s largest power company will remain the same for two years under an agreement between the company and several consumer groups that was unanimously approved...
  • The GOP’s ironic fight for free-riders

     
    The preamble to the 2008 Republican Platform declares the party's “faith in the virtues of self-reliance, civic commitment, and concern for one another.” Yet GOP leaders across the country, including those in Florida, have denounced the...