| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday he was hiring outside counsel to sue the failed Digital Domain special-effects company and "other parties" involved in a $20 million tax-incentive deal that tanked.
The move comes more than a...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:17 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Democrat Charlie Crist has a new ad that continues the misleading mudslinging both he and Republican Gov. Rick Scott have engaged in relative to education spending: namely, that they increased it, while their opponent cut it.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:47 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s silver-haired voter demographic has a clear message for its gubernatorial front-runners: talk to us.
A new AARP Florida poll suggests voters ages 50 and up are increasingly worried about their finances, feeling they...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:22 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- After months of dodging questions about climate change, Gov. Rick Scott met today with a panel of climate scientists who have been trying to brief him on the human influence on global warming.
Then he quickly left the office without...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Charlie Crist’s campaign for governor and the state Democratic Party have been going after Gov. Rick Scott for using uniformed police officers to boost his re-election image. The latest came Thursday, when a Broward Police union boss filed an...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Nan Rich doesn’t like discussing the “what if” question, as in what if she loses the race for the Democratic nomination for governor in the Aug 26 primary.
The former Florida Senate Democratic leader from Weston is the underdog, behind...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Never mind that he’s not yet their nominee. A large contingent of Palm Beach County political leaders turned out Tuesday to help Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist launch his campaign effort against Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:53 AM
In an illustration of how important South Florida – in particular the Democratic bastion of Broward County – is to his hopes of becoming governor, Charlie Crist plans to hold his primary election night party in Fort Lauderdale.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
[UPDATED with response from George Platt]
The county ethics code put a damper on elected officials asking -- and coercing -- people to help out their pet charities and causes.
But lobbyists can still do it, winning points with elected officials....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Karin Hoffman of Lighthouse Point, founder of the tea party group DC Works For US, is running for the Florida Senate.
In a filing with the state Division of Elections, Hoffman indicated she plans to seek the Republican nomination for the Broward-Palm...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:53 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...