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  • Ethics complaint filed against Gary Siplin

     
    A local Democratic activist has filed a complaint against state Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, accusing  him of abusing his office by sending out a publicly funded “newsletter” promoting his wife while she campaigns for his Senate seat. The...
  • Gary Siplin — and taxpayers — helps his wife in tight Senate race

     
    Term-limited state Sen. Gary Siplin is using his office to help his wife get elected to his Senate seat. The Orlando Democrat recently sent a glossy, publicly funded “newsletter” from his Senate office that mention his wife half a dozen...
  • Ethics commission dismisses compaint against Gary Siplin

     
    The Florida Commission on Ethics has dismissed a complaint against outgoing state Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, prompted by a taxpayer-funded newsletter Siplin sent out this summer promoting his wife — and then-Senate candidate — Victoria...
  • Across Florida, legislative candidates sidestep fundraising caps

     
    It may be the least effective law in Florida. For two decades, Florida has barred candidates for local or state office from accepting more than $500 from a single donor per election. And yet, more than ever this election cycle, candidates for the...
  • Thompson tapped as new Orange delegation chair

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With a new Democrat-leaning membership, the Orange County Legislative Delegation has tapped newly elected Sen. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando, to serve as its chair. Legislative redistricting and a decade-long shift in voter...
  • Gov. Rick Scott on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’; Rep. John Mica on ‘Flashpoint’

     
    Gov. Rick Scott will talk to "Central Florida Spotlight," which airs at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. Moderator Craig Patrick interviews Scott about jobs growth, SunRail's future and the governor's critics....
  • Scott signs voucher, baggy-pants bills

     
    By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A trio of bills overhauling state voucher programs and a measure cracking down on baggy pants at public schools were signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday. The four bills were...
  • Victoria Siplin wants to keep Senate seat in the family

     
    Victoria Siplin, wife of veteran state Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, has filed papers announcing she's running for the seat her husband has held since 2002 but must give up next year because of term limits. She'll have competition: State Rep. Geraldine...
  • Jeb Bush’s group grades lawmakers, gives A+’s to GOP leadership for ed reforms

     
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush's annual Florida Legislature report card holds few surprises. Most Republican state lawmakers earned A's, and most Democrat's earned F's (which I'm thinking some will view as a merit badge rather than an embarrassing bad grade). The...
  • Grassroots groups says 21 Dems are champions of middle class

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Three grassroots groups — Progress Florida, Florida Watch Action and America Votes — named 21 Democrats as “Champions of Florida's Middle Class,” Thursday. “In an environment where virtually every issue of...
  • Alan Grayson vs. Val Demings?

     
    Yes, Alan  Grayson is returning to politics. Or at least, trying to return. Not that he ever left. Grayson's been spitting out emails almost since Republican Dan Webster handed Grayson his hat. But the most loathed and, to a lesser degree, loved...