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  • Presidential primary bill goes to governor

    Presidential primary bill goes to governor
    Florida is maneuvering to give former Gov. Jeb Bush or Sen. Marco Rubio a big home state boost by holding a winner-take-all presidential primary under legislation that now awaits Republican Gov. Rick Scott's signature. The bill approved Wednesday by...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: March 13 Miami Herald on blocking the sunshine: Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of the Associated Press, nails it on our Other Views page: "The Freedom of Information Act and state open-records laws are...
  • Florida lawmakers approve presidential primary date change

    Florida is maneuvering to give former Gov. Jeb Bush or Sen. Marco Rubio a big home state boost by holding a winner-take-all presidential primary under legislation that now awaits Republican Gov. Rick Scott's signature. The bill approved Wednesday by...
  • Scott urges lawmakers to keep tuition costs low

    Scott urges lawmakers to keep tuition costs low
    TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott, flanked by dozens of college students, called on legislators Wednesday to approve his proposals to “hold the line” on tuition costs for both undergraduate and graduate courses. “A great education that you...
  • Gov. Rick Scott no longer uses state email, aide says

    Gov. Rick Scott no longer uses state email, aide says
    Gov. Rick Scott has quit using any email for state business. "The governor now only uses email to communicate with family," his deputy communications director John Tupps said. The Orlando Sentinel raised the question as other top public officials...
  • As Senate moves on health care, who's next?

    As Senate moves on health care, who's next?
    Now that a plan to expand health insurance coverage to at least 800,000 Floridians has won unanimous, bipartisan approval in a Florida Senate committee, it's time for Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House to give the initiative the consideration it...
  • Budget constraints could pinch UCF downtown plans

    Budget constraints could pinch UCF downtown plans
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott's desires to reduce debt, cut taxes and pay for school construction projects could hinder efforts to secure state funding for a proposed UCF downtown campus. The campus, which could serve 13,000 students and would...
  • Iran missiles, sex trafficking and Hillary: Letters

    Iran missiles, sex trafficking and Hillary: Letters
    Focus on missile defense Iran may be an unrepentant sponsor of terrorists and a rising nuclear danger as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned ("Nuggets of realism amid bluster from Israel's PM," Eugene Robinson, Orlando Sentinel, March 8). But let's...
  • State usually, but not always, good on access to records

    State usually, but not always, good on access to records
    Public record requests sent to a half-dozen state agencies produced relevant documents in a reasonable time frame and generally free of charge, an audit performed as part of the Florida Society of News Editors annual Sunshine Week found. However,...
  • Mayo: Governor no scientist, just a crafty linguist

    Mayo: Governor no scientist, just a crafty linguist
    News item: Florida Gov. Rick Scott has unofficially banned the terms "climate change" and "global warming," with state employees and agencies told not to use the phrases in documents and emails, according to the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting....
  • Alimony reform bill again stirs passions on both sides

    The Florida Legislature is considering a bill that would end permanent alimony in most future divorces, setting up formulas that would set time limits and amounts based on the length of the marriage and the income difference between the spouses....