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  • 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...
  • Back-and-forth over Transparency 2.0 includes eye-opening Alan Hayes comment

     
    By Brandon Larabee, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Senators looking into the state's efforts to make budget information available online are expressing skepticism about Transparency 2.0, a site developed under a $5.5 million no-bid...
  • Lawmakers get insurance grades

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Policyholders of Florida, an insurance consumer advocacy group, has graded the state's lawmakers based on how often they supported property owners during the past year. In the Florida Senate, seven lawmakers — Mike Fasano, R- New...
  • Mike Haridopolos is now a lobbyist

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Add one more former legislator to the ranks of the lobbying corps. Former Senate President Mike Haridopolos is now lobbying for a rail company called Railex LLC that has ties to rail giant CSX. He's also gone to work for a gambling...
  • House gets ethics bill moving again

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A week after delaying a vote, a House committee advanced an ethics reform on Tuesday that would make it harder for ex-lawmakers to score high-paying jobs thanks to their political contacts. The House State Affairs Committee OK'd the...
  • House panel passes ethics reform, although differences remain

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Less than three weeks into the 60-day session, House and Senate lawmakers are both advancing ethics changes designed to hold politicians to higher standards of conduct while they’re in office and after they’ve left. But...
  • No Orange County tollway takeover this year

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The budget deal hatched Tuesday by House Speaker Dean Cannon and Senate President Mike Haridopolos doesn't include the Senate's plans to take over the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority. The budget “allocations”...
  • Cannon’s court reform under fire in Senate

     
    TALLAHASSEE — An issue single-handedly thrust on the legislative agenda by House Speaker Dean Cannon — radically re-aligning the Florida Supreme Court — is provoking a fierce lobbying effort in the Senate and threatening to bog down work...
  • RPOF chair diagnosed with ALS

     
    Republican Party of Florida Chairman David Bitner has been diagnosed with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, he announced Friday. Bitner, who took the helm of the RPOF in January, formally announced the diagnosis at a press conference at party...
  • Dorworth’s $$$; Trump and Scott; Osama conspiracies

     
    A big news weekend. Here's a look at three stories on the local, national and worldwide front: * WFTV had an interesting piece on a couple of legislators' political funds. Featured was the fund run by Chris Dorworth, whose primary beneficiary was...
  • House sends state tax cap to voters — fifth amendment headed to the ballot

     
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Legislature sent voters a constitutional cap on state revenue Wednesday that would limit their future legislators’ ability to tax and spend. The Florida House of Representatives advanced SJR 958 Wednesday by a vote of...