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  • 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...
  • UCF plans to graduate almost 5,000 students Friday and Saturday

     
    More than 4,700 University of Central Florida students are expected to graduate on Friday and Saturday during commencement ceremonies featuring speakers such as former Speaker of the House Dean Cannon and Valencia College President Sandy Shugart. All...
  • WKMG, Tony Pipitone look at George Zimmerman case; News 13 previews Jim Greer trial

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: WKMG-Channel 6's Tony Pipitone andĀ  legal analyst Luis CalderonĀ discuss the latest in the George Zimmerman case on “Flashpoint.” The program, moderated by Lauren Rowe, airs at 8 a.m. Sunday...
  • Weatherford named Speaker-To-Be

     
    State House Rep. Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, is set to be Speaker of the House from 2012 to 2014, after a House Republican majority voted Monday to elevate the 31-year-old lawmaker to Speaker Designate. That means he will serve as Speaker Dean...
  • Inexperience rules: New analysis shows Florida’s youngest legislators often end up leading

     
    If you’ve ever thought that Florida’s legislature looked more like a fraternity than a collection of serious statesmen, there’s a reason for that … and not just the immaturity of the ideas we see hatched. No, legislative leaders...
  • House pill-mill bill faces tough sledding in the Senate

     
    By Kathleen Haughney, Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE — A day after House Speaker Dean Cannon called on lawmakers to kill a prescription drug database meant to track people who purchase narcotics from “pill mills,” one of his top...
  • Session Day 2: Cracking down on teachers, felons, unemployed, judges

     
    Day 2 of the Florida legislative session saw the Florida Senate advance a plan to impose a less-contentious merit-pay plan for teachers than the version vetoed by former Gov. Charlie Crist last year. The full Senate is expected to pass the plan Thursday,...
  • > Photos: Another day of protests at session

     
    More protesters converged on Tallahassee, Wednesday, this time to oppose HB 7005 that is is up for a vote by the Florida House of Representatives. The bill would reduce unemployment compensation for workers, cutting benefits from 26 to 20 weeks. Several...
  • Is House judicial reform politicizing the bench?

     
    TALLLAHASSEE – One of the problems the Florida House has with judges is they apparently get re-elected too often. Because Florida Supreme Court justices and appeals court judges stand for “merit retention” after they are appointed by the...
  • Cannon calls on Senate to join House in cutting unemployment benefits

     
    Immediately after his chamber approved legislation to cut unemployment benefits and pass the savings on to businesses, House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, weighs in to praise the plan and call on the Senate — which has so far shown little...
  • Lawmakers’ zeal to cut red tape makes even businesses nervous

     
    In their zeal to slash red tape this spring, Florida lawmakers are going so far that they that they have begun making even the state's businesses nervous. A committee in the Florida House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled and approved a sweeping plan...