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State officials later this week will decide on which holiday displays will be allowed in the Capitol rotunda, a spokesman for the Department of Management Services said Monday.
House Speaker Steve Crisafulli on Monday announced the rest of his leadership picks with a list of committee chairs for 2014-16.
After cruising to re-election this month, Republican state Rep. Ross Spano has opened a campaign accounts to run again in 2016, according to the state Division of Elections website.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott exchanged emails dealing with vetoes, the state budget and his speeches from a private email account, according to records turned over to The Associated Press on Tuesday.
An appeals court will hear arguments Jan. 14 in a challenge to a state law that allows elected officials to set up blind trusts, according to an online docket.
As expected, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday ordered a special election for the vacant seat in Florida’s House District 64 in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.
It’s official: The Largo man brought to the United States as a child from Mexico and now here unlawfully has been sworn in as a Florida attorney.
♦ Updated 2:45 p.m. -- Lesser replied, “The Secretary will collaborate with the Supervisors of Elections to determine Special Election dates.”
Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, spoke to reporters after the conclusion of the post-election organization session on Tuesday.
On the heels of a brutal election cycle that saw the Republicans rout Democrats, lawmakers gathered Tuesday in the Capitol to organize and transition from the campaign trail to the policy arena.