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.
The state’s craft brewers are trying to “crowdfund” a legal battle that could ultimately result in the end of tasting rooms at breweries, they say.
Just starting his second term, Gov. Rick Scott has matched former Gov. Jeb Bush for the most executions in the modern era.
Having elected officials fully disclose their finances is not only good public policy, “it’s a good political policy,” a lawyer told state appellate judges Wednesday.
What the Big Beer concerns couldn’t do legislatively, they’ll try to do administratively.
Former state Rep. Jamie Grant posted a single $500 check toward his effort to reclaim his former House District 64 seat.
DADE CITY — Pasco commissioners said they had too many questions about charter government to rush into a decision Tuesday to appoint a charter commission....
Rep. Richard Corcoran, the Land O’ Lakes Republican next in line to become Florida House speaker, has raised $54,750 in December for his campaign account.
LAND O’ LAKES — One month after their election ended in a dead heat, Pasco Democrats have a new party chairman.
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is calling for more money in the war on citrus greening after new crop estimates show the 2014-15 harvest even lower than projected.
Making good on his promise to storm the country in search of jobs for Florida, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday announced he is traveling next month to the City of Brotherly Love to meet with business heads.