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Mike Fasano

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  • Crist’s buddies and 527s

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Supporters of Gov. Charlie Crist are taking steps to armor his independent U.S. Senate campaign against an expected massive spending campaign by the national Democratic and Republican...
  • Haridopolos for…U.S. Senate?

     
    State Sen. Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, hasn't even taken over as president of the Florida Senate — there's the slight formality of an election season to go through first — but he's already making noises as if he were planning to take...
  • Scott’s list of GOP backers: what a difference a month makes

     
    The Rick Scott campaign has released a list of chairs and co-chairs that includes virtually every Republican member of Florida's congressional delegation and the Legislature. But there are a couple of notable exceptions: U.S. Rep. C.W. (Bill) Young of...
  • Fasano questions Scott’s power on drug database

     
    Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, an ardent backer of the prescription drug monitoring database that Gov. Rick Scott and several lawmakers have put on the chopping block, asked whether the governor had the power to unilaterally reject $1 million...
  • Insurance reform hits a hurdle in the Senate

     
    By Julie Patel, Sun Sentinel A property insurance bill that would allow certain rate hikes and change sinkhole coverage hit a hurdle at a Senate budget committee meeting Tuesday. The committee debated parts of the bill and added a provision to require...
  • Lauren Book back at it, walking for sexual violence survivors

     
    The daughter of s a prominent Florida lobbyist is walking 1,000 miles across Florida to persuade lawmakers to pass a bill that would assist survivors of sexual violence and give prosecutors more tools to go after offenders. Lauren Book, who was sexually...
  • Siplin blasts ethics bill, defends Sansom, and Senate committee shoots it down

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida Senate committee introduced one ethics proposal Tuesday that would bring more scrutiny to the financial investments of legislators and block them from voting on measures that they could financially benefit from. But with...
  • Senate budget give wins to private prison vendors and Rick Scott

     
    TALLAHASSEE – The early winners in the Florida Senate’s $69.8 billion budget include private prison vendors, property owners miffed with water-management districts, and Gov. Rick Scott. The Senate’s spending proposal includes several...
  • Like House, Senate defeats anti-privatization amendment

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida appears poised to hand more of the nation's third-largest prison system over to a handful of private companies. The Senate Budget Committee took up its $69.8 billion budget  Thursday and voted down an attempt to remove a...
  • Senate fast-tracks House court reform

     
    TALLAHASSEE — In a gesture to appease House Speaker Dean Cannon, Senate budget chief J.D. Alexander agreed to fast-track a major re-allignment of the Florida Supreme Court on Monday, adding language to another bill that would break the court into...