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  • Scott signs bill to drug-test state employees

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov.  Rick Scott didn't waste any time reviewing legislation to impose drug-tests on Florida's 117,000-plus state employees. Scott's office announced Monday evening that he had signed HB 1205 into law — likely setting the stage...
  • What’s in a number? In redistricting, a lot of politics

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The debate over re-drawing the Florida Senate's political lines has come down to numbers, but not just racial breakdowns or election returns. The Senate Reapportionment Committee began its second day of debate Wednesday where it left...
  • Mostly inland legislators don’t like ’single payer’ Citizens insurance

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Likening it to a “single payer” socialized system, a cadre of two dozen legislators — most of them from Central Florida and other inland locales — has written an open letter to the new head of the state-run...
  • AIF endorsements skip over most hotly contested Central Florida races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest. The group's...
  • Florida Chamber backs Siplin, Brooks, Pena in Central Florida legislative races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Chamber of Commerce, the most well-heeled business lobby in the Capitol, has issued its legislative endorsements, and the roster includes a few head-turners in Central Florida. The Chamber is endorsing Victoria Siplin,...
  • Dave Weldon picks up Hays’ support, Naple Daily News’ praise

     
    It's been a good day for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dave Weldon, whom almost no one believes can win the August 14 primary against Connie Mack IV, but who continues to pick up traction. In an endorsement editorial this morning The Naples Daily News ...
  • Republicans to Val Demings: Stop attacking Dan Webster

     
    Nine Republican leaders have come to U.S. Rep. Dan Webster's defense with a letter asking his opponent to stop attacking him in the race for Florida's 10th Congressional District. The letter accuses Democrat Val Demings of putting out campaign mailers and...
  • Patterson skips Senate bid, new House candidate Castor Dentel trashes ‘parent trigger’

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former state Rep. Pat Patterson,  a DeLand Republican considering a bid for Senate, announced Monday he would run for Volusia County Commission instead — avoiding a costly primary with Rep. Dorothy Hukill, an Ormond Beach...
  • 2012 session tests the limits of business lobby muscle

     
    TALLAHASSEE – As the clock ticked toward the end of the 2012 lawmaking session, Florida's influential business lobby was desperate for a win. Its lobbyists thought they had a package deal. If the Senate could pass a bill cutting worker's...
  • 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...