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  • Don Gaetz named Senate President Designate

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate Republican caucus unanimously named Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, as its next President for the term of 2012-2014. “This is our time to fix our own future,” Gaetz said following his nomination. Senate...
  • Nine-member committee named to set presidential primary date

     
    Finally. Gov. Rick Scott, House Speaker Dean Cannon and Senate President  Mike Haridopolos this morning named the nine members of a committee established by the Legislature this spring to settle on a date for a Florida presidential primary. The group is...
  • Presidential primary committee punting date until S.C. decides

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A panel tasked by the Florida Legislature with setting a date for the 2012 presidential primary is holding off until next week in the hope of finding out when other key states like South Carolina will land. Florida wants to stage its...
  • It’s official: Florida’s presidential primary is set for Jan. 31

     
    TALLAHASSEE — After a few weeks of national vitriol and chest-thumping, Florida made it official Friday and moved it's 2012 presidential primary to Jan. 31 — a move that could place it fifth in the country. The decision wasn't unanimous. Two...
  • Siplin: Lawmakers can’t do away with my district

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As the politically cantankerous redistricting process cranks up, Senate lawmakers are starting to quarrel over the publicly drawn maps the chamber is reviewing — and they haven't even drawn any lawmaker-submitted maps yet. During...
  • Romney endorsed by 24 more Florida legislators

     
    Two dozen Florida legislators announced today they've endorsed Mitt Romney for president, adding to the 12 who had previously sided with the Republican candidate. Locals include Reps. Steve Crisafulli of Merritt Island, Byron Nelson of Apopka and Steve...
  • Rebutting Dem’s “flip-flop” charges against Romney, Martinez rethinks his own immigration stance

     
    Former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez revised his own position on immigration policies Monday as he and Florida Sen. John Thrasher defended Mitt Romney's positions against Democrats' “flip-flopping” charges. On Monday national Democrats attacked...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Turkey hangover edition

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Happy Monday and if you've been on vacation for a few days, welcome back to the daily grind. While you catch up on work and perhaps do a little Cyber Monday shopping, check out the stories you've missed from the weekend. (We've...
  • Gambling Committee start hammering away on destination resorts bill

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A panel of Florida lawmakers got its first chance to start picking away at a controversial gambling bill that would bring three destination casino resorts to Florida, and the overriding message for sponsor Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-...
  • Connie Mack IV announces U.S. Senate money team

     
    U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, R-Fort Myers, has announced his state finance steering committee for his bid for the U.S. Senate, including Florida Sen. President Mike Haridopolos and Florida Sen. John Thrasher. Also key on the team are big fundraisers...
  • Bondi joins the anti gambling train

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Attorney General Pam Bondi is lending her voice to the gambling debate. Her office just released an advisory saying the attorney general would participate in an anti gambling press conference at noon today. The legislation to bring...