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  • RPOF locks in $2 million in ad time for Dorothy Hukill

     
    The Republican Party of Florida has locked in $2 million worth of television advertising time for Senate candidate Dorothy Hukill, in what will be one of the most expensive legislative races in Florida this fall. Hukill, a state representative from Port...
  • Public school cuts weigh on Republicans in legislative races

     
    In May 2011, in front of hundreds of cheering supporters in The Villages, under a banner proclaiming “Promises Made, Promises Kept,” Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a state budget that cut nearly $1.4 billion from Florida's public...
  • Democratic hopes fading in key state Senate race

     
    With less than three weeks remaining until the Nov. 6 election, the Florida Democratic Party has yet to buy any advertising time on Orlando broadcast networks to promote Frank Bruno, the Volusia County politician who was once seen as one of the minority...
  • Senate majority bashes Scott’s high-speed rail scuttling

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A majority of the Florida Senate sent a letter to U.S. Secretary Ray LaHood Thursday, blasting Gov. Rick Scott's decision to scuttle the state's $2.7 billion high speed rail plan and pleading for more time. “This project would...
  • Bipartisan pair of lawmakers goes after mandatory sentences for drugs

     
    By Tonya Alanez, Sun Sentinel   An unlikely pair of South Florida legislators wants to eliminate mandatory prison terms for drug trafficking that they say stifle judges' ability to weigh the facts of each case, forcing them to impose sentences as steep as...
  • Florida Senate passes revenue cap, but shuns Colorado comparison

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate passed a proposed constitutional amendment Tuesday that would place new handcuffs on the power of future legislators to tax and spend. The Senate voted 27-13 to place a new tax revenue cap for state government before...
  • Lawsuit shield for nursing homes gets stalled

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida Senate committee unexpectedly ran aground Monday on a bill that would give tighter lawsuit-protections to corporate owners in nursing-home negligence lawsuits. The bill, SB 1396, would place a $250,000 non-economic cap on...
  • Drug database repeal flounders in Senate committee

     
    An attempt to repeal a controversial prescription drug database in the Senate failed  Monday after members of the Senate Health Regulation shot down the attempt by committee chair Sen. Rene Garcia, R-Miami to amend a bill related to pain clinics. Garcia...
  • 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......