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Miguel Diaz de la Portilla

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  • Judge: Lawmakers, staff don’t have to answer questions about voting-rights bill

     
    By Michael Peltier, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A federal judge on Friday ruled that four senators and two staff members do not have to testify as part of lawsuit challenging a new Florida election law that opponents say makes it...
  • Haridopolos unsure if Internet cafe bills will ever match up

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Wednesday that he is unsure how the future of the Internet Cafe bill will play out as the House and Senate pursue very different courses on the issue. “My guess is the House and Senate...
  • Celebrate “American Founders’ Month,” lawmakers say

     
    The month of September should be “American Founders' Month” and celebrated in public schools, some lawmakers say. The celebration should include a¬†focus on the “moral and civic virtue, self-sacrifice, intellectual genius, and...
  • Senate passes PIP

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate agreed to a House compromise on personal injury protection reform Friday night with a 22-17 vote. The move to reform the no fault auto insurance, which pays for the first $10,000 in medical care stemming from an...
  • Senate plan to reform car insurance laws devolves into chaos

     
    A Florida Senate plan to reform the state’s car-insurance market devolved into chaos Tuesday, as senators threw more than three dozen amendments at the package – some written from the chamber floor – that at times left some senators...
  • Senate committee advances map, method for picking numbers gets Biblical

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate Reapportionment Committee voted 21-6 to advance its new Senate districts map to the floor, and will hold a mini-lottery later today to assign numbers to the districts — thus settling the thorny debate over how to divvy...
  • Latvala amendment shifts Gardiner’s district

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Sen. Jack Latvala, a St. Petersburg Republican who joined forces with Andy Gardiner during session to beat back a GOP palace coup in the Senate, has filed an amendment to the new Senate redistricting map that moves his former opponent'...
  • Senate bogs down over racial makeup of redistricting map

     
    TALLAHASSEE — An attempt to adopt newly fashioned Senate district lines in response to a court order bogged down Tuesday as lawmakers clamored for political information on how the new lines would look and whether they provided enough protection...
  • 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,...