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  • Weatherford starts assembling House team

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Incoming House Speaker Will Weatherford has already begun assembling his House team, announcing this morning that he has named Tallahassee veteran Kathy Mears as his chief of staff and Ryan Duffy as his chief spokesman. “Kathy is...
  • Sandy Adams’ SunRail confusion

     
    Just got an e-mail from Sandy Adams declaring her victory over fellow Republican John Mica at Tuesday's Tiger Bay GOP debate in the Dist. 7 congressional race. She writes: “Today’s debate showed Central Florida what is at stake in this...
  • House Republicans underwrite Osceola election petition drive

     
    Top Republican lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives – and some of the interest groups trying to influence them – have pumped more than $20,000 into a petition drive in Osceola County to make county commission elections non-...
  • Congressional redistricting lawsuit gets its (first) day in court

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democrats and the Fair District coalition of voting-rights groups asked a Leon County judge Wednesday to block new congressional districts from taking effect in this year’s elections, the latest salvo in a multi-pronged...
  • Photos, Video: Gov. Scott’s very busy day in central Florida

     
    Gov. Rick Scott, in town for a ceremonial signing of his state budget, had a full slate of events in central Florida, Wednesday, doing interviews at several local media outlets, including a meeting with the editorial board of the Orlando Sentinel. After...
  • Top lawmakers opine on Scott’s budget proposal

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott released his budget proposal earlier today, calling for a major boost in education and cuts to health care providers. House Speaker Dean Cannon “It is important that we send the right signals to the business...
  • Andy Palmer leaving RPOF

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Longtime political hand Andy Palmer is leaving his job as executive director of the Republican Party of Florida later this month to join the law/lobbying firm of Metz, Husband and Daugthon, the RPOF has announced. The firm's clients...
  • Jim Greer sues RPOF. Again.

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel SANFORD – Ousted Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer today refiled his suit against the state party, this time upping the ante, saying he plans to seek $5 million in damages. Just like before, it alleges the party and...
  • Rep. Garcia not so big on Sen. Hays “illegals” comment

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Rep. Luis Garcia, D-Miami, sent a public letter to Senate President Mike Haridopolos and House Speaker Dean Cannon, criticizing Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, for remarks he made at a redistricting meeting over illegal immigrants. Hays...
  • Luis Garcia says leadership silence about Hays’ anti-Hispanic remarks is ‘deafening’

     
    Hispanic members of the Legislature have been complaining loudly about Sen. Alan Hays' remarks two weeks ago at a redistricting meeting when he cautioned against the creation of a Hispanic-majority district and said that many “Hispanic-speaking&#...
  • Haridopolos, others to be deposed next week in Jim Greer case

     
    Rene Stutzman, who's been tracking the criminal case against former Republican Party of Florida chairman Jim Greer and Greer's suit against RPOF, reports: Damon Chase, one of Greer’s attorney, has sent party attorneys a list of 50 people he says...