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  • Haridopolos suggests universities trade majors ‘like baseball cards’

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Like his House counterpart, Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Tuesday that higher ed reforms are on the Legislature's agenda for the next couple of years, especially as the state tries to cut dollars from universities in tight...
  • 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...
  • House advances three congressional maps

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A House committee advanced three options for new congressional maps Monday that would create a new Hispanic-leaning seat in Central Florida and make the statewide playing field slightly more Democratic. The maps (named House...
  • Palm Beach County lobbying trip takes aim at Florida Legislature

     
    Palm Beach County government and business leaders converge on Tallahassee Wednesday for a day-long lobbying blitz aimed at the Florida Legislature. Timed with the beginning of the legislative session, the lobbying trip seeks to push for local issues...
  • RNC to rap Florida knuckles over primary moves: “lower priority” hotels, seats at GOP Tampa

     
    Florida may be in position to define the GOP presidential candidate with its Jan. 31 primary but it looks like it'll cost Florida Republicans a little pizazz next summer: less-than best hotels and floor seats for the home crowd at the GOP National...
  • Firefighters, governor part of Palm Beach County's Tallahassee lobbying swing

     
    Firefighters and the governor are adding some extra attention to Palm Beach County???s annual lobbying push in Tallahassee. Palm Beach County government and business leaders have converged on Tallahassee today for a lobbying swing intended draw the...
  • Cannon: We can walk and chew gum. Gaetz: Where are we walking?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A majority of the Florida Senate is pushing to delay passing a budget until later in the spring when economic conditions might ameliorate the need for deeper cuts to health-care or other services. Senate President-designate Don Gaetz,...
  • Today in Tallahassee: Prisons, guns, and more growth deregulation

     
    TALLAHASSEE –  A day after the Senate passed its legislative and congressional redistricting plans, the chamber is taking it easy today. Senate President Mike Haridopolos scrapped Wednesday's slated floor time (in case Democrats wanted to debate the...
  • Senate passes congressional maps 34-6

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate passed its version of a new congressional map late Tuesday afternoon by a 34-6 vote. Senate President Mike Haridopolos called it one of the Senate's “finest hours” and hailed it as a bipartisan product...