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  • 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...
  • Legislature nears halfway point as houses divided

     
    TALLAHASSEE — On one side of the Florida Capitol rotunda Friday, House lawmakers were busily passing redistricting maps. They had already crafted a $69 billion budget teed up for final passage next week and hours earlier killed the most heavily...
  • Legislative pork – a look at Siplin, Haridopolos & the sausage

     
    In case you missed it, today's paper carried an insightful little story about the debates over turkeys and pet projects in the state budget. Several things worth noting about this story: First, it still happens. These guys want you to think they are...
  • Sen Prez: House ‘led some folks on’ in gambling debate; Internet cafe issue in question

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Wednesday that it was the House's “choice” to kill a destination casino resort bill, but that they had “led some folks on.” “Given all the signals they were sending,...
  • Haridopolos: Private prison vote is next week

     
    TALLAHASSEE — After delaying a vote on prison privatization for more than a week because of a split vote, Senate President Mike Haridopolos said the Senate would take up the measure next week. Haridopolos and budget chairman JD Alexander, R-Lake...
  • Anti-prison privatization faction attempt to gut bill fails

     
    TALLAHASSEE — An attempt to kill the prison privatization bill failed Monday with the Senate striking down an amendment that would have gutted the plan to privatize more than two dozen correctional facilities in South Florida and instead do a...
  • Democrats urge Cannon to take up claims bills

     
    Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, made clear before the session started that his top priority was passage of two claims bills that died during a pre-midnight meltdown on the 2011 session's last night. A tearful Haridopolos apologized to...
  • Dem leader pushes for passage of Brody, Dillon bills

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Democratic leader Ron Saunders released a public letter to House Speaker Dean Cannon and House Civil Justice Committee Chair Eric Eisnaugle urging them to pass claims bills for Sunrise man Eric Brody and former Brevard resident...
  • Dockery says DOC records show private prisons aren’t cheaper

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With the Florida Senate poised today┬áto return to a contentious prison-privatization debate, one critic of the proposal to outsource prisons in 18 southern counties says the Department of Corrections' own calculations on...
  • Claims bill for Eric Bordy to get hearing Friday

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Sunrise man Eric Brody, who was left brain injured and in a wheelchair from a car accident 14 years ago with a Broward sheriff’s deputy, will get his time before the Florida House Friday. The House Civil Justice Subcommittee is...
  • Senate map needs to be redrawn

     
    “I honestly cannot find a Republican outside of the Senate who doesn’t think that your map is going to be thrown out, it’s just because of the strategy you employed versus the one the house did,” said a reporter last Thursday...