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State requests more time in felons’ rights battle

Just hours before Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet were scheduled to meet late Wednesday, attorneys for the state …

New leader named for Duke Energy Florida

Duke Energy Florida, the state’s second-largest electric utility, will get a new president June 1. Catherine Stempien, 48, was named …
Gary Farmer

Gary Farmer joins Morgan & Morgan

Democratic Sen. Gary Farmer has picked up a second job working for Orlando-based megafirm Morgan & Morgan. Making the brag …

Chamber of Commerce, Rick Scott to roll out ‘major announcement’ Thursday

Gov. Rick Scott, under the aegis of his Senate campaign, will roll out what is being called a “major announcement” Thursday …

Let voters decide on felons’ voting rights, advocate says

The man behind a proposed constitutional amendment to restore ex-cons’ voting rights wants voters — not “politicians” — to decide the …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Lantana Democrat Lori Berman

Lori Berman’s special election victory certified

Lantana Democrat Lori Berman’s special election victory for a Palm Beach County Senate district, which moved her up from the …

Dana Young: Let’s get the medical marijuana licensing train rolling

Sen. Dana Young is pressing the Department of Health to ramp up efforts to issue more licenses for medical marijuana …

The CRC’s Brecht Heuchan defends ‘grouping’ in proposals sent to voters

Florida’s 39-member Constitution Revision Commission is catching flak for “grouping” items among the eight proposals it has voted to place …

Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch defends CRC amendment bundling

Jacqui Thurlow–Lippisch, an appointee of fellow Martin County resident Senate President Joe Negron to the Constitution Revision Commission, defended the …
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