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  • Eisnaugle latest in line of short-timers with big clout

    Eisnaugle latest in line of short-timers with big clout
    TALLAHASSEE – There's lots of handwringing from good government/media types these days because another Florida political greenhorn has seemingly locked up enough support to be Florida House speaker in 2020. The thinking goes that Florida's eight-...
  • Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature

    Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE -- A year after passing sweeping reforms on political lobbying and conflicts-of-interests, proposals to impose even stronger ethical requirements on politicians are languishing in the Florida Legislature. An eclectic group of organizations,...
  • Redistricting trial wraps up with no decision for weeks

    Redistricting trial wraps up with no decision for weeks
    TALLAHASSEE – The two-week trial over Florida's new rules of the road for drawing political boundaries concluded Wednesday with the fate of the first-of-their-kind “non-political” congressional maps in the hands of a Tallahassee judge....
  • Review: 'The Longest Road' by Philip Caputo

    Review: 'The Longest Road' by Philip Caputo
    He had me at the itinerary. Even though Philip Caputo sets up a far-reaching, serious justification for his new book, "The Longest Road," you can't help but get as excited as he seems to be by the basic premise. -------------------- This piece...
  • Claims bill would compensate FAMU drum major's family in hazing death

    Claims bill would compensate FAMU drum major's family in hazing death
    Proposed legislation was filed Thursday in the Florida Senate that would compensate the parents of FAMU drum major Robert Champion for pain and suffering they endured in the hazing death of their son. The proposed measure, known as a "claims" bill,...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida

     
    Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
  • WKMG, Tony Pipitone look at George Zimmerman case; News 13 previews Jim Greer trial

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: WKMG-Channel 6's Tony Pipitone and  legal analyst Luis Calderon discuss the latest in the George Zimmerman case on “Flashpoint.” The program, moderated by Lauren Rowe, airs at 8 a.m. Sunday...
  • Inexperience rules: New analysis shows Florida’s youngest legislators often end up leading

     
    If you’ve ever thought that Florida’s legislature looked more like a fraternity than a collection of serious statesmen, there’s a reason for that … and not just the immaturity of the ideas we see hatched. No, legislative leaders...
  • 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...
  • Dem House leader Thurston ratchets up politics of ‘non-political’ merit retention issue

     
    UPDATES WITH DEAN CANNON RESPONSE A week ago, Florida Democratic Party chair Rod Smith said his organization would not involve itself in the increasingly partisan fight over the merit retention of three Supreme Court justices. His comments came in the...
  • Dorworth: I don’t expect to win, but a recount is worthwhile

     
    Below is an email Rep. Chris Dorworth sent to Republican members of the Florida House of Representatives this afternoon: From: Chris Dorworth Date: Friday, November 9, 2012 2:40 PM To: Chris Dorworth Subject: With great appreciation To my friends and...