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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida House passes redistricting maps in Week 4

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House of Representatives voted along party lines Friday for new political maps that would reflect the state's growing diversity, but which critics contend would perpetuate the engineering of one-party control of government....
  • Florida House’s public display of non-packing may give Orange County a Democratic-leaning delegation

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The new political maps the Florida Legislature is debating could deliver a sharp new Democratic-tilt to the longtime Republican hub of Metro Orlando. Although Orange County has shifted Democratic by registration during the last decade,...
  • Claims bill for Eric Bordy to get hearing Friday

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Sunrise man Eric Brody, who was left brain injured and in a wheelchair from a car accident 14 years ago with a Broward sheriff’s deputy, will get his time before the Florida House Friday. The House Civil Justice Subcommittee is...
  • 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...
  • Tourism is a big winner in final state budget

     
    Florida’s tourism industry is one of the big winners in the final state budget. Though it cuts funding for everything from hospitals to universities, the Florida Legislature’s roughly $70 billion spending plan includes a huge boost for...
  • All politics are local

     
    I recently attended a local high school debate between the Young Democrats and the Teenage Republicans. The debate itself was somewhat painful for me to watch—not only was the high school located in a very conservative area, but the debaters on both...