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  • RPOF locks in $2 million in ad time for Dorothy Hukill

     
    The Republican Party of Florida has locked in $2 million worth of television advertising time for Senate candidate Dorothy Hukill, in what will be one of the most expensive legislative races in Florida this fall. Hukill, a state representative from Port...
  • Murky group attacks Democrats but won’t disclose donors

     
    Since the beginning of September, a murky political committee set up by some prominent Republican strategists has been sending mailers attacking Democratic candidates in at least eight state Senate races around Florida. And yet the group — known...
  • Public school cuts weigh on Republicans in legislative races

     
    In May 2011, in front of hundreds of cheering supporters in The Villages, under a banner proclaiming “Promises Made, Promises Kept,” Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a state budget that cut nearly $1.4 billion from Florida's public...
  • Democratic hopes fading in key state Senate race

     
    With less than three weeks remaining until the Nov. 6 election, the Florida Democratic Party has yet to buy any advertising time on Orlando broadcast networks to promote Frank Bruno, the Volusia County politician who was once seen as one of the minority...
  • The most important legislative races in Florida

     
    With early voting beginning across Florida this weekend, Political Pulse gives you….The Most Important State Races in Florida™. Senate District 34 – The most important Senate race is an obvious call: This battle between two incumbents,...
  • Political consultants, secret donors, and the joke that is Florida campaign-finance law

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Cockroaches have a survival instinct to scurry from the light. And so do some of Florida’s highest-paid elections lawyers and consultants, who have done their darnedest this year to cover up the financing behind their advertising...
  • Across Florida, legislative candidates sidestep fundraising caps

     
    It may be the least effective law in Florida. For two decades, Florida has barred candidates for local or state office from accepting more than $500 from a single donor per election. And yet, more than ever this election cycle, candidates for the...
  • Senate Dems elect their leaders

     
    The Senate's Democratic Caucus — cheered by the fact that the election of Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, broke the Republicans' super-majority stranglehold on the chamber — rewarded Sachs by electing her as Democratic leader pro tempore. As...
  • Mitch Ceasar re-elected Broward Democratic chairman

    Mitch Ceasar re-elected Broward Democratic chairman
    Mitch Ceasar was re-elected chairman of the Broward Democratic Party on Sunday afternoon. He survived a tough challenge, winning 340 votes to 242 votes for Cynthia Busch. She was later elected first vice chairwoman of the party. But the biggest news...
  • Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident

    Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident
    Visitors and residents love the quiet and the spectacular view that comes from parasailing over the Atlantic Ocean off the Broward and Palm Beach county coasts. But the experience can also turn deadly. "I thought the worst thing that could happen is you...
  • Lawmakers renew push for parasailing regulation

    Lawmakers renew push for parasailing regulation
    Two Broward state legislators are citing last week’s parasailing accident in Panama City Beach as evidence to renew their push for new government regulation of the industry. State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Boca Raton Democrat who represents part of...