Chauncey Goss gets $1,000 donation from Jack Latvala in CD 19

Chauncey Goss is getting a little financial help from a top Florida Republican. Campaign finance documents filed with the Federal …

Negative campaigning reaches fevered pitch in SD 30 Democratic primary

Secret underground chemicals. Bait and switch. Republican cronyism. They’re all part of the crosscurrent of negative campaigning reaching a fevered …

Supreme Court will consider candidate’s qualifying case

Update: The court on Friday (Aug. 26) accepted jurisdiction and declined to hear oral argument, meaning it will decide the case …

School-choice scholarships in Florida reach nearly 100,000 students

Close to 100,000 Florida children have secured scholarships to attend private schools this year through the state’s school-choice programs for …

Mike Hill cleared of homestead fraud accusation

State Rep. Mike Hill has been cleared of an accusation he committed homestead exemption fraud, the Pensacola News-Journal reported. Escambia County …

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Florida GOP behind mysterious attack flyer in CD 6 Democratic primary

A mysterious and costly flyer has begun hitting mailboxes of Democratic voters in Florida’s 6th Congressional District. That, in itself, …

Florida Council of 100 taps former House clerk for leadership role

The Florida Council of 100 has hired veteran Tallahassee hand Bob Ward as its new chief executive, the organization announced …

Will Florida’s ‘eyeball wars’ flare up again doing the 2017 Legislative Session?

It’s been several years since the war ended. Many of the veterans who fought the battles of this war are …

Personnel note: Robin Spillias to LeadingAge Florida

Robin Spillias has been promoted to Director of Membership for LeadingAge Florida, the organization announced Thursday. Spillias will direct and …
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