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  • Sunshine not the problem in FSU search

    Sunshine not the problem in FSU search
    If it weren't for Florida's "Sunshine" laws, chances are John Thrasher, the powerful state senator who wants to be president of Florida State University, might have been the only person interviewed for the job.
  • Seminoles lament: FSU puts politics over education

    Seminoles lament: FSU puts politics over education
    If you are a proud Seminole, the last thing you want to do is give annoying Gators ammunition for hurling insults. Unfortunately, Florida State University has done just that in recent months — by botching its attempt to hire a new president for...

    At FSU, Sen. John Thrasher a strong pick for president

     At FSU, Sen. John Thrasher a strong pick for president
    Florida Sen. John Thrasher is a personable, powerful and highly partisan politician. He chairs Gov. Rick Scott's re-election campaign. He's a recent chair of the Republican Party of Florida. He also chairs the Senate Rules Committee, which can make or...

    Negron blocks in-state tuition bill for undocumented students

    Negron blocks in-state tuition bill for undocumented students
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Senate's budget chairman announced Thursday he was blocking a proposal to give in-state tuition to undocumented college students whose parents immigrated to the country illegally. The bill, SB 1400, sponsored by Sen. Jack...

    Decoupling surfaces again in legislature, then tanks

    Decoupling surfaces again in legislature, then tanks
     For a minute there, it looked as though decoupling might still make it.  Sen. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood, attempted to amend her greyhound injury reporting bill Tuesday afternoon, suggesting that decoupling be added. That's the idea that card rooms and...