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  • 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...
  • House Speaker Dean Cannon jumps from legislating to lobbying

     
    Now that his time as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives has ended, Dean Cannon is making his next career move: lobbying the state government that he spent the past two years helping to lead. The Republican lawyer, who had represented the...
  • Dorworth: With Ballard, I’ll help clients “under attack” by government

     
    Chris Dorworth, the Lake Mary Republican who lost his seat in the state House two years before he was to become speaker, says he's looking forward to his new career as a lobbyist with GOP fundraiser Brian Ballard. “I chose to work with Ballard...
  • 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...
  • New Florida House website. Same lawmakers and bills.

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House has launched a new Web site described as featuring “more content,” an “all new simplified page layout,” and “new member pages.” A quick review of the site, though, has uncovered the...
  • Weatherford is a legislator to watch, says Governing Magazine

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Governing Magazine named state Rep. Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, one of 12 legislators to watch in 2012. Here's what it said about Weatherford, who will succeed Rep. Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, as speaker of the House. **********...
  • Webster in town to talk history — not redistricting

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Central Florida congressman Dan Webster drove up to the state Capitol Tuesday to give a speech to the youngish Republicans with super-majority power about what life used to be like in Tallahassee as the minority party. Webster, R-...
  • Hey Florida House, pass Eric Brody claims bill now

     
    There's nothing more disturbing than seeing an innocent victim of a tragic accident being used as a political football. For the last few years, that's been Eric Brody's fate. So it was great to see the Florida Senate pass a......
  • UCF’s president to address FL lawmakers today, as House holds “dialogue” on higher-ed reform

     
    UCF President John Hitt is to speak to state lawmakers later this morning, as part of a “collegial dialogue” on higher education in Florida. The presidents of UF and FSU spoke to the Florida House's education committee on Friday, urging more...
  • Will federal court wade into Florida’s redistricting work?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Lawyers representing the Florida House, U.S. Reps. Corrine Brown and Mario Diaz-Balart, state House and Senate Democrats, and voting-rights groups squared off in an ongoing legal fight last week over the Fair Districts standards the...
  • Cannon releases budget allocations. Your move, Senate

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon just released budget allocations for committees to begin piecing together a spending plan that would boost per-pupil spending by about 2.3 percent — in line with the increase Gov. Rick Scott requested...