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  • Cannon and Haridopolos make nice, calling post-session split ‘way overblown’

     
    By Dan Tracy, Staff Writer Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon once again endorsed state Senate President Mike Haridopolos this morning in his bid to win the Republican nomination to take on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2012. Meeting at a downtown Orlando...
  • FairDistricts leaders ask for changes in redistricting meetings

     
    Fair Districts, a grassroots group that successfully pushed for new constitutional provisions last year that dictate redistricting, is asking the Legislature to revamp the procedures it has set out for 26 redistricting hearings that are set to be held...
  • Read the official rationale for SunRail

     
    Here's Florida Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad’s prepared text, announcing that Gov. Rick Scott had signed off on Central Florida's $1.2-billion commuter rail project: Good morning, thank you for joining me today.  As you all know, SunRail is...
  • Dean Cannon’s Amex spending and the escalating financial scandal

     
    As Winter Park Rep. Dean Cannon's power and prestige grew, so did his travel and spending on the state Republican Party dime. During a two-year period ending in late 2008, the lawyer slated to become House speaker charged $175,000 to his Republican...
  • Too slick for Florida

     
    Could the proposal in the Legislature to allow drilling just 3-to-10 miles off Florida's Gulf Coast  possibly count any supporters in the wake of the deadly explosion last week of a rig about 50 miles from Louisiana's...
  • Legislators Trample Citizen Voice as they Save Their Own Jobs

     
    Orlando, Florida – April 26, 2010 – As citizens gathered today in Winter Park to express their outrage, the Legislature continued their efforts, led by Rep Dean Cannon, Dorothy Hukill, and Senator Mike Haridopolos with their devious...
  • Who are the biggest givers to lawmaker CCEs?

     
    State Rep. Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, who's in line to become Speaker of the Florida House next fall, needn't worry about paying for his hotels, meals or other expenses while politicking, thanks to two $50,000 checks donated by Florida retailers to his...
  • Sink, Democrats, want anti-drilling amendment

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It apparently isn't enough that Gov. Charlie Crist has reversed course on oil drilling, public support is waning, and House Speaker-designate Dean Cannon has declared the notion “permanently tabled” during his speakership....
  • Jim Greer lawsuit discovery could get interesting

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel SANFORD – Former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer is demanding records from the state party that his lawyer says will reveal how ugly the infighting became late last year as Greer fought but failed to hang onto his job.....
  • Crist: My call oil-drilling session though he ‘probably’ lacks the votes to pass anything

     
    By Josh Hafenbrack   Tallahassee Bureau Gov. Charlie Crist, speaking to Sun Sentinel reporters and editors today, said he “probably” lacks the votes to pass a constitutional ban on oil drilling in the conservative Florida House, which...
  • Sands blasts Cannon’s $200k oil study

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Word that the House — at the behest of incoming House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park – spent $200,000 on a study downplaying the risks of an oil spill near Florida's beaches drew this reaction today from House...