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 search for the next president of Florida State University, widely believed to be lined up in favor of influential state Sen. John Thrasher, drew applications before a Tuesday deadline from a number of academics with extensive resumes.
The state of Florida is getting sued again over violations to the state’s Sunshine Law.
Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday responded to a video purporting to show American journalist Steven Sotloff being beheaded by a member of an extremist group called the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, or ISIL).
The $15.6 million sale of the former A.G. Holley state tuberculosis hospital in Lantana has been completed, the state’s first such deal under a revamped effort to raise money for land conservation through the sale of surplus land.
Rick Scott slammed his Democratic gubernatorial opponent Charlie Crist in Fort Myers on Tuesday.
With a November election coming up, the Florida House of Representatives will compress the time it meets in committee before the yearly legislative session.
Florida’s midterm elections are no longer in danger of being changed, but the lengthy challenge to the state’s congressional districts is not over.
Florida’s horse- and dog-racing tracks have seen another year of overall declines in their core business, according to figures released Thursday by the state’s Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering.
A news release sent Wednesday by the state’s teachers union says it is planning another lawsuit related to Florida’s school voucher program.
Nan Rich has delivered her promised endorsement of Charlie Crist.