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  • Do cities need lobbyists? Apopka to pay $132,000 to Anderson

    Do cities need lobbyists? Apopka to pay $132,000 to Anderson
    Apopka spends more on lobbyists than every Central Florida city but Orlando. Orange County's second-largest city likely will remain near the top, even though Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and others can't say what, if any, benefits the city has gained from its...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Scott Maxwell and Mike Thomas: We agree on one thing: Legislative session is going to get ugly

    Scott Maxwell and Mike Thomas: We agree on one thing: Legislative session is going to get ugly
    Mike: Legislative sessions usually get as much attention as PBS documentaries. But that was before Rick Scott became the skinniest 800-pound gorilla ever to hit Tallahassee. We've never seen anything like this. No allegiances. No loyalties. No friends....
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list

    The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list
    Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse. They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
  • Attacking democracy, underpants & Pam Bondi strikes back

    Attacking democracy, underpants & Pam Bondi strikes back
    In today's Friday Files, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi strikes back against the former investigators who say Bondi's office ousted them for too aggressively going after fraudulent — and deep-pocketed — foreclosure firms in this state....