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  • Florida House approves offshore drilling

    Reversing a 19-year-old ban on drilling in state waters, the Republican-controlled House voted largely along party lines today to open Florida's coastline to oil and natural gas exploration. Under the proposal, approved on a 70-43 vote, Gov. Charlie...
  • Greer attorney: Anti-Crist Republicans decided to ruin my client

    Greer attorney: Anti-Crist Republicans decided to ruin my client
    A criminal defense attorney for former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer on Monday promised to make defense witnesses of some of the most powerful people in Florida politics - Gov. Charlie Crist, Attorney General Bill McCollum and state Republican chief John...
  • 25 most powerful people in Central Florida 2008

    There's a new No. 1 this year. But before we get to him, let's first reveal the others who topped this year's list of "The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida." The top 10 includes three business executives, two mayors, two members of Congress, one...
  • Replacing Greer leads to even more GOP infighting

    Embattled Republican Party Chairman Jim Greer may be on the way out, but that doesn't mean the folks who wanted him gone are entirely happy. A day after Greer announced his resignation — and blistered his GOP critics in the process — grass-...
  • $600-night hotels, $1,200 limo service … more ‘fiscal conservatism’

     
    Another day, another damning expose of how Marco Rubio and other GOP leaders were living the high life while preaching fiscal conservatism to taxpayers. The latest has the St. Pete Times and Miami Herald delving into the records for the AmEx belonging...
  • Who are the biggest givers to lawmaker CCEs?

     
    State Rep. Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, who's in line to become Speaker of the Florida House next fall, needn't worry about paying for his hotels, meals or other expenses while politicking, thanks to two $50,000 checks donated by Florida retailers to his...
  • Sink, Democrats, want anti-drilling amendment

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It apparently isn't enough that Gov. Charlie Crist has reversed course on oil drilling, public support is waning, and House Speaker-designate Dean Cannon has declared the notion “permanently tabled” during his speakership....
  • Jim Greer lawsuit discovery could get interesting

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel SANFORD – Former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer is demanding records from the state party that his lawyer says will reveal how ugly the infighting became late last year as Greer fought but failed to hang onto his job.....
  • Crist: My call oil-drilling session though he ‘probably’ lacks the votes to pass anything

     
    By Josh Hafenbrack   Tallahassee Bureau Gov. Charlie Crist, speaking to Sun Sentinel reporters and editors today, said he “probably” lacks the votes to pass a constitutional ban on oil drilling in the conservative Florida House, which...
  • Sands blasts Cannon’s $200k oil study

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Word that the House — at the behest of incoming House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park – spent $200,000 on a study downplaying the risks of an oil spill near Florida's beaches drew this reaction today from House...
  • Cannon gives $727k to McCollum 527

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A stealthy 527 running ads bashing GOP gubernatorial hopeful Rick Scott got much of its money from another group controlled by the Winter Park Republican slated to be the next speaker of the Florida House.  Hou...