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  • Higher ed funding, road-building, remain key House-Senate sticking points

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With time running out on the 2012 session, Florida House and Senate leaders said Monday that they remained at odds on a few key issues, and tops among them is how deeply to cut Florida's colleges and universities. The House earlier...
  • Cannon gets his mug hung, a shotgun, and a last Crist dig

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon had his official portrait mounted on the chamber's inner ring of former leaders Tuesday, and used the occasion to take yet another shot at former Gov. Charlie Crist. Cannon, a Winter Park Republican who is...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Plakon v Castor Dentel is a marquee House race

    Plakon v Castor Dentel is a marquee House race
    TALLAHASSEE – One of the highest-profile Florida House races this year pits a two-term Republican with the advantages of incumbency against a Democrat school teacher with a prime political pedigree. For the newly drawn House District 30, Rep. Scott...
  • How to draw minority seats is crux of redistricting controversy

    How to draw minority seats is crux of redistricting controversy
    TALLAHASSEE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was being facetious when she described her meandering congressional district stretching from Jacksonville to Gainesville, Sanford and the outskirts of Orlando as the "most popular" in America. But...
  • Residents take to streets; Dorworth took to Facebook

    Residents take to streets; Dorworth took to Facebook
    It's alive! Citizen activism and public interest, that is. When Florida legislators swung through town this week, hundreds of Central Floridians poured into the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre to demand that politicians treat them, their money and...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...