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  • Bogdanoff asks for Senate confirmation of future Supreme Court justices

     
    A Senate panel voted Tuesday to subject future Supreme Court nominees to Senate confirmation, significantly altering the process by which justices are now appointed to the court. The bill, SJR 1664 by Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, proposed a...
  • Legislative business from Tuesday: The barking tree frog

     
    The Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee gave the OK to name the barking tree frog as the official state amphibian in Florida. State Sen. Steve Oelrich, R-Cross Creek, ticked off many positive attributes of the frog, including its...
  • Jewish leaders praise new law tightening rules on investments in Sudan, Iran

     
    Jewish community leaders in Palm Beach County are filled with praise for a state law, which went into effect Friday, tightening the noose on investment in companies that do business in Iran and Sudan. The new law adds to a......
  • Friday Morning Reads: Casinos, driver handbooks and foreclosures

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Greetings to you and happy Friday. It's the end of a busy week in the capital city and we've got some good morning reads for you today. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that as lawmakers put the finishing touches on a destination casino...
  • Scott supports giving any destination casinos, existing pari-mutuels the same tax rate

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Gov. Rick Scott who thus far has been vague on his views on gaming expansion in Florida opened up a little bit on the subject on a Tallahassee radio show, saying he thought the South Florida pari-mutuels and any new casinos should...
  • Builders and contractors — no surprise– are pro destination casinos

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Board of Directors for Associated Builders and Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter is lining up in support of the destination casino proposal due out any day now. “We support the project not just because the project will...
  • Bogdanoff’s anti-bullying bill deserves support

     
    Unlike her casino expansion bill that, quite naturally, is being debated from the Panhandle to the Keys, Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff's bill that would strengthen the state's anti-bullying statute deserves widespread praise. It expands the definition of...
  • The battle for destination casinos: A Reader’s Guide

     
    Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami, and Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, have filed their destination casino bill that is sure to bring plenty of lobbyists and campaign donations to the state capital. The bill, which will be one of the most hotly contested...
  • Gaming expansion backers v. Walt Disney World

     
    Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami, and Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, said bringing in destination casinos to South Florida won't scare off tourists looking for family friendly Florida. In other words, Disney World won't suffer. Bogdanoff, at a Sun-...
  • Gaming sponsors say destination resorts will have to make up for lost Seminole revenue

     
    Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami and Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale are at the Sun-Sentinel editorial board talking up their new gaming bill that was released yesterday. (Read our Q and A on the bill yesterday.) One big question that has been looking is...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Virtual school, smoking in prison and pension issues

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Happy Wednesday and welcome to this morning's edition of your morning reads. Let's get started. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that the open enrollment period for medicare is bringing scam artists out of the woodwork. From the story:...