| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:31 PM
While the latest polls in recent days may have the Scott-Crist gubernatorial campaigns pretty much at a dead heat, the straw poll voters at the Farm Credit/Florida Ag Institute’s Candidates Forum in Orlando, Thursday, went all in for Scott & Co.,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Jeff Atwater is already on the list for 2018.
He's widely expected to easily win re-election as Florida’s chief financial officer in November. And that makes hm a possible Republican candidate for governor in 2018.
He sought – mildly...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Most Floridians find campaign ads maddening.
Here's something even more maddening: You help pay for the very ads that drive you up the wall.
Nearly 3 million of your tax dollars have already been sucked up by the campaigns of Charlie Crist, Pam Bondi,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Yet another poll, this one from PPP, finds the governor's race close, showing Democrat Charlie Crist holding a 3 point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott, and the medical marijuana initiative floating just above the 60 percent level needed for...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:47 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott isn't convinced that Citizens Property Insurance Corp. should have rebuffed his request for an international travel ban, even if the overseas trips were part of a $3.2 billion deal that saved the state-backed insurer...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:12 PM
THE VILLAGES — Char Zopfi choked up when she passed by the Field of Flags Memorial Display, above and below left, honoring those who died on 9-11.
"I felt like crying for the souls who perished that day," said Zopfi, 73, secretary of the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday he was hiring outside counsel to sue the failed Digital Domain special-effects company and "other parties" involved in a $20 million tax-incentive deal that tanked.
The move comes more than a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers:
Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.
Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi,
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Monday starts Florida Saves Week that the Florida Cabinet recently started to encourage people to save.
Floridians should have a “long-term savings plan in order to ensure a strong financial future,” Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:55 PM
– Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency — and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond.
To make that a reality, he helped the state's...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Attempting to make inroads with a Democratic-leaning voting bloc, the Palm Beach County Republican Party is reaching out to the gay and lesbian community.
Chairwoman Anita Mitchell hopes gays and lesbians will see the Republican Party as something other...