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  • An uphill fight for South Florida's Democratic delegation

    An uphill fight for South Florida's Democratic delegation
    South Florida is the state's most populous region, yet it has almost no political clout in the Legislature. Republicans control both houses and the governor's mansion, so the area's heavily Democratic delegations will face a fight for relevance when...
  • Our to-do list for legislators: Editorial

    When the 2015 session of the Florida Legislature opens Tuesday, Central Floridians will be in an enviable position. Two of their representatives hold the top two posts in the Capitol: Senate President Andy Gardiner of Orlando and House Speaker Steve...
  • Tax cuts, testing, even booze, make Legislature's agenda

    Tax cuts, testing, even booze, make Legislature's agenda
    Cable and cellphone bills could be trimmed, the cost of textbooks cut, and testing in public schools reduced. Water and land policy may be overhauled, medical marijuana legalized, and beer and liquor laws loosened. As state lawmakers gather Tuesday to...
  • Budget, beer, guns, pot and potties on lawmakers' agenda

    Conservation land purchases, beer growlers, tax cuts, guns on state university campuses, medical marijuana and even where transgender people can go to the bathroom will all be issues that will come up during Florida's 2015 legislative session. The only...
  • Medicaid fight may cost Florida $1 billion federal grant

    Florida is scheduled to lose $1 billion in federal health funds at the end of June, a hole in the state budget the Legislature must fill in its upcoming session if a settlement isn't reached between the administrations of Gov. Rick Scott and President...
  • Florida Legislature, homelessness: weekend topics

    Florida Legislature, homelessness: weekend topics
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Brent Trotter, CEO and president of the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, talks to Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. Trotter discusses the...
  • Competitors hungry for Seminole blackjack deal to expire

    As Florida lawmakers appear ready to allow key portions of the state's high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminole to expire, other gambling interests are watching keenly for openings in the multi-billion dollar industry if the tribe and Gov. Rick Scott...
  • Hold onto the silverware — lawmakers are gathering in Tallahassee

    Hold onto the silverware —  lawmakers are gathering in Tallahassee
    Legally, Florida lawmakers must accomplish just one task during the annual two-month legislative session, which begins Tuesday in Tallahassee. They must pass a state budget. But given the pent-up issues facing Florida after last year's do-little,...
  • Legislature should repair injustice done to Groveland Four

    They're all dead now, that generation of Jeanette Shepherd-Tatum's family who kept quiet about their part in Lake County's shameful moment in history. The family of black citrus picker Samuel Shepherd never talked of being burnt out of their house in...
  • Everglades advertisements push sugar land deal

    Everglades advertisements push sugar land deal
    Everglades advocates are using TV, radio and online ads to try to build public support for a costly land deal that faces steep opposition from state leaders. With the Florida Legislature’s annual session starting next week, the Everglades Trust...
  • Here's how to solve real education problems

    Here's how to solve real education problems
    Gov. Rick Scott probably pulled a muscle after patting himself on the back since he dumped one 11th grade writing test. Great job. Now, we just have 1,499 other tests in Broward County and hundreds more in Palm Beach County. As the governor likes to say...