Florida Politics

FPL proposes replacing two Broward units with clean energy center

Florida Power & Light filed a request Friday to replace a power plant in Broward County with a more modern …

PAC tied to Javier Manjarres’ possible CD 22 bid raised $89K

Conservative blogger Javier Manjarres, who is still mulling a run in Florida’s 22nd Congressional District, and a political committee with …

Governor lifts Alachua County State of Emergency

With white nationalist “identitarian” Richard Spencer and his adherents now safely out of Alachua County. Gov. Rick Scott lifted a state of …

Alan Clendenin elected chair of National Dems Southern Caucus

Tampa’s Alan Clendenin was unanimously elected chair of the Democratic National Committee Southern Caucus, which consists of 13 southern states. …

Richard Spencer undeterred by boos on latest college stop

The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. They booed him off the stage under the …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Senate withholding secret emails linked to website

The Florida Senate is refusing to turn over dozens of emails involving a state budget website that was shuttered despite …

Nursing home providers quarrel over quality payments

A bruising battle over how to parcel out billions in Medicaid payments for nursing homes is showing little signs of …

Florida Dems take aim at Confederate holidays, monuments

The 2018 Legislative Session will see two bills from Florida Democrats that will take aim at Confederate symbolism: holidays and …

‘Wicked hatred’: Jewish lawmakers condemn Richard Spencer

The Florida Legislative Jewish Caucus on Thursday called white nationalist Richard Spencer, set to speak at the University of Florida later …
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