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  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: April 19 Miami Herald on online voting registration: Online voting registration is an idea whose time has come. And why not? It's favored by all 67 election supervisors in the state, most legislators and the...
  • Lesa France Kennedy talks NASCAR on WKMG

    Lesa France Kennedy talks NASCAR on WKMG
    This weekend in local public-affairs programming: Matt Austin takes "Flashpoint" to Daytona Beach to interview Lesa France Kennedy, granddaughter of Bill France Sr., founder of NASCAR. She is the CEO of International Speedway Corp. and vice...
  • Reflections on an election, and here comes next year

     Reflections on an election,  and here comes next year
    And so it ends. The negative ads. The robo-calls from famous people. The nail-biting crawl of Election Night returns. Nationwide, Democrats got shellacked in the 2014 mid-term election. Republicans now control both houses of Congress. In Florida, the...
  • What do port security, the Patriot Act and partisanship have in common?

     What do port security, the Patriot Act and partisanship have in common?
    In this edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from political lies to a contest for Florida's most unpopular politician. But first, I have a game for you to play: This year, while no one was looking, President Barack Obama made...
  • Gambling, prayer and the 'celebrate plate'

    Gambling, prayer and the 'celebrate plate'
    From casino gambling to mutant animals, we're covering a lot of ground in today's Friday Files — including an offer from the Maxwell family to share one of our more coveted possessions: our "Celebrate plate." •We start with Florida's troubling...
  • The Elections Bill – and how to speak up

     
    Today's column looked at the legislature's crackdown on voting — specifically the obviously biased attempt to crack down on early voting, but not absentee voting, even though GOP elections officials say absentee voting is much more susceptible to...
  • Dockery: ‘My guess’ is that Scott will sign off on SunRail

     
    By Dan Tracy, Staff Writer One of SunRail’s biggest opponents, state Sen. Paula Dockery, R-Lakeland, is quoted in the Sunshine State News online site as saying she believes the $1.2 billion project will be approved by Gov. Rick Scott. “That&#...
  • Jeb Bush’s group grades lawmakers, gives A+’s to GOP leadership for ed reforms

     
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush's annual Florida Legislature report card holds few surprises. Most Republican state lawmakers earned A's, and most Democrat's earned F's (which I'm thinking some will view as a merit badge rather than an embarrassing bad grade). The...
  • Blistering story on Mica and SunRail

     
    Today the New York Times takes a crack at SunRail with a story that paints it as an expensive giveaway that benefits CSX and other companies with close ties to U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park. Cajoling Central Florida motorists to ditch their cars...
  • LeMieux wins endorsements of three legislators

     
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate George LeMieux has picked up the endorsement of three more legislators — including veteran state senator — and self-proclaimed maverick – Paula Dockery of Lakeland.  Here's how his release describes them:...
  • Senate committee spanks Elder Affairs over ombudsman firing

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A Senate committee gave a lashing Tuesday to Gov Rick Scott's elder affairs secretary over the firing of the state's top nursing home watchdog and a subsequent federal report that determined Florida had violated the law by “...