A Florida Politics Blog
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Gov. Rick Scott and the CEO of a Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain will announce “future store growth in Florida” at a press conference later today, the Governor’s Office said in a statement.
Sen. Tom Lee says the ongoing race to be the Florida Senate’s next president may be leaning in favor of Stuart Republican Joe Negron – by a hair.
An appeals court Monday dismissed a challenge to the state law that lets candidates and elected officials place their assets in a blind trust.
With session starting in less than two weeks, Tribune/Scripps has decided to start a collection of “Old Chestnuts of the Florida Legislature.”
A bill requiring that injuries to racing greyhounds be reported to the state has cleared another Senate panel.
A bill to overhaul the Public Service Commission, the state’s utility regulation board, was unanimously OK’d Tuesday by a Senate panel.
A bill that would allow guns on college campuses in Florida continued to generate passion Monday as it cleared its latest committee on a party-line vote.
Senate President Andy Gardiner Monday said he “wouldn’t be a bit surprised” if the legislative session comes and goes without a new Seminole Compact being presented to lawmakers.
The Philadelphia invasion is drawing near.
The Mouse must like Jamie Grant.