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Jack Latvala

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  • Scott slips in a secret: he may have a deal

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott joined the Senate Republican caucus for appetizers Tuesday night a block from the Capitol, hinting that he would soon announce that he'd landed his first big business deal,...
  • Gaetz jumps to defense of Scott’s trust fund raids

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers are so far giving mixed reviews to Gov. Rick Scott's budget-balancing plan for re-directing $8.5 billion from 124 trust funds into the state's general revenue checkbook. Wonkish, yes. But trust funds have been...
  • Senate majority bashes Scott’s high-speed rail scuttling

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A majority of the Florida Senate sent a letter to U.S. Secretary Ray LaHood Thursday, blasting Gov. Rick Scott's decision to scuttle the state's $2.7 billion high speed rail plan and pleading for more time. “This project would...
  • Latvala: The fast train is dead

     
    By Keith Laing, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Though he has expressed dismay that Gov. Rick Scott rejected $2.4 billion in federal money for high speed rail in Florida without consulting him, the chairman of the Senate Transportation...
  • Bogdanoff asks for Senate confirmation of future Supreme Court justices

     
    A Senate panel voted Tuesday to subject future Supreme Court nominees to Senate confirmation, significantly altering the process by which justices are now appointed to the court. The bill, SJR 1664 by Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, proposed a...
  • Repealing Florida’s growth-management law just got a lot easier

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The business lobby quest to repeal Florida's once-heralded growth management law just got a little easier as the clock winds down on the lawmaking session. As part of the ongoing budget negotiations between House and Senate...
  • Friday Morning Reads: P5, Carroll talks religion and Garcia’s gambling adventure

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It's Friday, which means attention is starting to turn to weekend football, unless you're a Republican operative in Orlando for the Presidency 5 event. University of Florida is in Lexington to play Kentucky. Florida State is at...
  • USF President Judy Genshaft denies blocking UCF from Big East

     
    USF President Judy Genshaft denies blocking UCF from Big East and BCS...
  • USF President Judy Genshaft is misleading state legislators about UCF

     
    USF President Judy Genshaft is misleading state legislators about UCF...