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  • Linda Stewart launches ‘common sense express’ Florida House bid

     
    Former Orange County Commissioner Linda Stewart formally launched her bid for the state House Dist. 47 seat today standing in front of a future SunRail commuter train stop on Church Street in downtown Orlando. Stewart touted her early support for the rail...
  • SD 12: Thompson calls Siplins ’sell-outs’ and ‘mercenaries’ over Fair Districts money they got

     
    TALLAHASSEE – One of the closest watched political contests this summer is a fight over a newly drawn minority Florida Senate seat that encompasses much of the political turf of term-limited Orlando Sen. Gary Siplin. Democratic voters will have...
  • Siplin-Thompson SD 12 primary could become a union v. Chamber fight

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Democratic primary betweenOrlandoRep. Geraldine Thompson and Victoria Siplin — wife of the termed-out Sen. Gary Siplin — is starting to draw some significant attention from traditional political foes: teachers/...
  • Florida Innocence Commission meets, seeks better justice

    Florida Innocence Commission meets, seeks better justice
    Alan Crotzer could not have been the man who, with two others, kidnapped and raped a Tampa mother and child in 1981 then tied the woman to a tree. That man was 6 feet tall and a light-skinned black man. Crotzer is 5-feet-5 and dark-skinned. Still, a...
  • Term limits? Who needs 'em

     
    By Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE -- Will Florida voters re-visit term limits for state legislators? That's what Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton, is pitching. The chairman of the Senate Community Affairs Committee amended language...
  • Sound off about utility rates, Public Service Commission

     
    Friday's column looked at Tallahassee's too-cozy relationship between utility regulators and the utility execs they are allegedly regulating. In the past few months, legislators have booted off two potential watchdogs who had vowed to side with average...
  • Orange mayor cand. Segal to nab endorsements from top African-American elected officials Friday

     
    A handful of Central Florida's top elected African-American officials are planning to endorse Orange County Commissioner Bill Segal for county mayor on Friday. Among those planning to stump for Segal:  state Sen. Gary Siplin,  state Rep. Geraldine...
  • Thompson rips Cannon-Opolos response to Fair Districts

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Rep. Geraldine Thompson, an Orlando Democrat and second-ranking minority member in the chamber, has released a statement ripping into the plans unveiled by legislative leaders to rocket an amendment on the fall ballot “...
  • Senate tees up competing redistricting amendment

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters may find more redistricting questions greeting them at the ballot than they know what to do with. And critics say that may be the point. The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee held a special meeting Thursday to cue...
  • Florida immigration bill could hurt tourism, legislators say

     
    A statewide immigrant coalition that reacted angrily last week to an Arizona-style immigration enforcement bill in Florida, showed today that it has support from state Legislators who are concerned about the economic impact of such a bill on a state...
  • Church hosts Tuesday debate over Fair Districts amendment

     
    The Word of God Church will host a debate over Fair Districts Amendments 5 & 6, on Tuesday from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., at 1733 Mercy Dr., Orlando. State Sen. Gary Siplin will be arguing against the amendments, State Rep. Geraldine Thompson will a...