A Florida Politics Blog
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Starting today at 9 a.m., free tickets for the public will be available to see First Lady Michelle Obama at a campaign appearance for Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist at the Barnett Park Gymnasium in Orlando.
A former Republican candidate for governor was arrested on election fraud charges at Tallahassee’s airport after getting off a plane, according to a Florida Department of Law Enforcement news release.
The Florida Press Center – still home to the capital bureaus of many state newspapers, television and radio stations, and wire services – will be sold after all.
Several polls over the past week appear to show Democrat Charlie Crist evening up the Florida governor’s race or even edging ahead of incumbent Republican Rick Scott.
The Beer Industry of Florida, a lobbying group for beer distributors including MillerCoors, announced Thursday that an effort is underway to bring the industry together for the 2015 legislative session in a way that will help the “explosion of...
A couple of upcoming political events in the Tampa area:
TALLAHASSEE – A Democratic candidate for Florida’s attorney general is filing a lawsuit that contends Gov. Rick Scott isn’t following the law that requires him to disclose his finances.
The lawyer for the man challenging the state’s blind trusts law on Monday asked an appellate court to hear oral arguments in the case.
Over his two campaigns for governor, Rick Scott’s opponents have cried foul over his tenure as head of a hospital chain that paid the biggest health care fraud fine in history.
Florida’s three candidates for attorney general are holding just one debate, but many voters in the state won’t get a chance to see it.