A Florida Politics Blog
Made fresh, never frozen, here's the juice on local and state politics from the staff of The Tampa Tribune, The St. Petersburg Tribune and the Tribune/Scripps Capital Bureau.
A joint legislative auditing panel on Monday announced four accounting firms that will be checking the reporting work of random lobbyists.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a wealthy former businessman who put up millions of his money to help his two campaigns, is refusing to hand over detailed financial information that could answer whether he is violating a state ethics la...
A state senator who has been instrumental on water policy in recent years on Friday filed bills laying the groundwork for a new constitutional amendment that will take up a lot of time – and money – this legislative session.
Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday said his scheduled trip to Pennsylvania next month “is all about jobs.”
The Florida Retail Federation, a statewide lobbying group, is now backing away from its legal challenge to a loophole in alcoholic beverage law that benefits the state’s craft beer makers.
A jury in Tallahassee has slapped the state’s beleaguered Department of Corrections with a $340,000 verdict for wrongly firing a state prison warden and his assistant warden as retaliation for being whistle-blowers, court documents show.
Less than three months after a proposed constitutional amendment on medical marijuana narrowly failed at the polls, state Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, has filed a bill that would legalize medicinal pot in Florida.
It was an accident that got Kathleen Passidomo involved.
With social media, online banking, email, news website paywalls and a host of others, it’s not surprising when people have trouble keeping track of all their passwords.
It’s back: A lawmaker has revived an attempt to knock down the wall between whiskey and Wheaties.