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  • Negron wants state takeover of Lake O discharges

    Negron wants state takeover of Lake O discharges
    TALLAHASSEE – The chairman of a Senate panel studying the Indian River Lagoon and South Florida waters wants to strip the federal government of the power to decide when to pump polluted waters out of Lake Okeechobee. Sen. Joe Negron, the Stuart...
  • Everglades Caucus proposed to push restoration in Florida Legislature

    Everglades Caucus proposed to push restoration in Florida Legislature
    The long-suffering Everglades may get a louder voice in the Florida Legislature thanks to a new coalition of lawmakers launched Monday from South Florida. State Rep. Steve Perman, D-Boca Raton, started the new Everglades Legislative Caucus, which pledges...
  • Tax loophole saves Florida firms millions

    Recognized across much of the country by its bright-red logo, Circle K has hundreds of convenience stores in Florida, selling everything from coffee and engine oil to ice cream and potato chips.     But for at least a decade, when Circle K's cash...
  • House approves tax incentives for space businesses

     
    With 7,000 layoffs expected at Kennedy Space Center this summer after the space shuttle is retired, there's growing concern about the future of what used to be known as “America's Spaceport.” Today, the Florida House passed HB 873, an...
  • Scott lawyer admits he misled Supremes on high-speed rail

     
    By John Kennedy, The Palm Beach Post In a remarkable admission, Rick Scott’s legal counsel Thursday told the Florida Supreme Court that he misled justices on the amount of money already spent on the state’s high-speed rail project — a...
  • Amendment sponsor Altman actually agrees with part of FEA suit

     
    Tallahassee- A proposed constitutional amendment regarding public funds being used by religious groups came under attack today when the Florida Education Association sued to block the state from putting the amendment on the ballot, but the amendment...
  • Orlando redistricting hearing packs the house — with the House

     
    The Florida Legislature's redistricting whistle-stop tour is in Orlando this afternoon and has drawn a crowded house, and that's just counting the House members present. By our less-than-scientific tally, there appear to be at least 39 40 House and Senate...
  • Day 3 of legislative committee meetings — Drugs, Medicaid and press conferences

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It's the third day of September committee meetings in Tallahassee. The House and Senate committees continue to receive updates on some of the big pieces of legislation that passed last spring and forge ahead with a new agenda. * The...
  • Cain adds elected officials to Florida campaign team

     
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain added 16 elected officials to his Florida campaign team Monday including state Sen. Thad Altman, R-Melbourne, whose district includes eastern Orange and Seminole counties. “Florida is a critical state,...
  • How Senate redistricting proposals would affect Seminole

     
    Mike Ertel, the ever-helpful elections supervisor in Seminole County, has looked at the proposed congressional and Senate redistricting maps put out today by the Senate Reapportionment Committee and produced a quick look at how his home county would be...
  • Thursday in Tallahassee: budgets, redistricting, and repealing cap-and-trade

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It's the last full day of committee meetings before the long winter break, which will last about three weeks before lawmakers return to the Capitol for a once-a-decade redistricting session in January. In the Senate, Gov. Rick Scott'...