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  • Horse-trading or coincidence? Democratic Sen. Thompson gets money for earmark after voting for Republican-backed bill

     
    Forty-eight hours ago, Sen. Geraldine Thompson stunned activists by casting the deciding vote in favor of a hotly contested bill, sponsored by Republican Sen. Alan Hays, that would restrict courts from invoking international law in certain legal disputes,...
  • Business lobby wins round one in battle over drug prices

     
    One of the longest-running special-interest food fights in the state Capitol was renewed Tuesday morning when a House committee waded back into a debate over whether doctors should be allowed to charge higher prices than pharmacies when they prescribe...
  • Reform Citizens insurance? Once more, with feeling

    Reform Citizens insurance? Once more, with feeling
    You are underwriting insurance for 500 beachfront mansions worth a combined $2.6 billion. If a big hurricane hits Florida and blows them down, you will be taxed to put them back together. This is because the owners buy insurance from state-owned...
  • Insurers' legislative wish-list and how it affects you

    Insurers' legislative wish-list and how it affects you
    Florida insurance industry representatives know state lawmakers may not end up spending as much time on insurance issues during the legislative session that starts in January as they have in years past. But some have a wish-list of changes they said...
  • 2010 Census shows many political winners and losers

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's political maps have outgrown their usefulness from Central Florida through the Treasure Coast and Republican hotbed of Fort Myers, according to just-released U.S. Census data. Congressional, state House and Senate districts...
  • Orlando X-way lobbies, but fails, to avoid state takeover

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Officials with the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority tried to make their case to state Senate budget-writers Thursday to avoid a state takeover of the toll-agency. But they didn't make much of an impression. After fielding...
  • Parental notification bill clears another committee hurdle

     
    A bill to tighten parental notification provisions for abortions involving a teenager passed another committee hurdle Monday morning as lawmakers rush to push bills through their final committee stop before regular committee meetings end tomorrow. The...
  • Rep. Garcia not so big on Sen. Hays “illegals” comment

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Rep. Luis Garcia, D-Miami, sent a public letter to Senate President Mike Haridopolos and House Speaker Dean Cannon, criticizing Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, for remarks he made at a redistricting meeting over illegal immigrants. Hays...
  • Republican officials to call for disciplinary action against Sen. Hays

     
    A group of Republican elected officials is coming together to demand that Senate President Mike Haridopolos take disciplinary action against Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, for comments he made last week cautioning against the creation of a Hispanic-...
  • Hispanic Republicans calling for disciplinary action against Alan Hays

     
    A group of Republican elected officials is coming together to demand that Senate President Mike Haridopolos take disciplinary action against Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, for comments he made last week cautioning against the creation of a Hispanic-...
  • Sen. Alan Hays needs to apologize or step down, Republican officials say

     
    A group of Republican elected and non- elected officials from three Central Florida counties said today that Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, needs to apologize or step down from his post at the Senate's redistricting committee. Hays cautioned last week...