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Friday, Aug 01, 2014

Politics

Tribune endorsement: Gregg in Pasco state House primary

Only one state House race is on the Aug. 26 ballot in Pasco County: a Republican primary in west Pasco-based District 36 between Chris Gregg of New Port Richey and James Mathieu of Port Richey.
Published: 07/28/14

Editorial: Keeping elections on track the best choice in redistricting mess

Circuit Judge Terry Lewis is skeptical he can redraw the boundaries of the state’s congressional districts in time for the primary and general elections this year.
Published: 07/28/14
Socom’s McRaven a contender for University of Texas chancellor post

Socom’s McRaven a contender for University of Texas chancellor post

Watch out University of Texas students.
Published: 07/28/14
Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott, the first governor in the nation to chance a ride in a sleek German car with fancy driverless technology, got a first-hand peek at what happens during a routine test drive: a glitch in which the Audi had to stop on a c...
Published: 07/28/14

Scott, Crist ads malign, mislead

TAMPA ­­— Florida voters are being inundated by an unusually early and negative wave of advertising in the governor’s race, launched by Republican Gov. Rick Scott against his likely Democratic challenger Charlie Crist and draw...
Published: 07/28/14
Ex-Sen Nan Rich stands between Crist and Scott

Ex-Sen Nan Rich stands between Crist and Scott

TAMPA ­­— The race for governor in Florida will begin in the primary Aug. 26 with an underdog challenge by former state Sen. Nan Rich against former Gov. Charlie Crist to pick the Democrat who will run against Gov. Rick Scott....
Published: 07/27/14
Updated: 07/28/14

Endorsement: Sheldon in attorney general primary

Two capable Democrats are vying for the unenviable task of challenging Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi in November.
Published: 07/28/14
Hillsborough’s Pet Resources chief proves to be lifesaver

Hillsborough’s Pet Resources chief proves to be lifesaver

TAMPA — When Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill hired a new Animal Services director in February, he likened his pick to a Super Bowl-caliber quarterback.
Published: 07/28/14
 Bondi now in millionaire’s club

Bondi now in millionaire’s club

Attorney General Pam Bondi has surpassed the seven-figure mark in her personal wealth, according to her most recent financial disclosure report.
Published: 07/27/14

State legislators’ net worths also going up, thanks to improving economy

TALLAHASSEE — For most state lawmakers, 2013 was another good year financially, regardless of party.
Published: 07/27/14