Florida Politics

Phil Levine says his business background ‘scares’ GOP

Democratic gubernatorial nominees Philip Levine and Chris King spoke before their largest audiences to date in the Tampa Bay region …

Gwen Graham at women’s march: ‘We need a woman’ in governor’s mansion

Against the backdrop of a sea of people marching for women’s rights in Miami, the lone female gubernatorial candidate said …

‘#1 Conservative’ Ron DeSantis to kick off gubernatorial campaign next week

Rep. Ron DeSantis, a Congressman representing St. Johns, Flagler, and Volusia Counties, will kick off his gubernatorial campaign next week. And …

Pam Bondi: O.J.’s “first wise decision in a long while”

Attorney General Pam Bondi offered a little backhanded compliment to O.J. Simpson, as the former guest of Lovelock Correctional Center has reportedly …

Rick Scott administration again mishandles individuals’ personal information

The private information of nearly 1,000 individuals was mishandled by the state’s Division of Elections as it responded to a …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Senate committee OKs repeal of ‘archaic’ chastity defamation law

A 135-year-old law that makes it a first-degree misdemeanor to defame a woman for being unchaste would be repealed under …

Bills that would create state trafficking hotline have yet to gain momentum

Lawmakers want to put an end to “modern day slavery” by creating a Florida human trafficking hotline under two identical …

House ready to take up anti-tax constitutional amendment

In a priority for House Speaker Richard Corcoran and Gov. Rick Scott, the House next week will consider a proposed …

Gaveling in: Rick Scott appoints new judges

Gov. Rick Scott on Friday announced the appointment of four new trial-court and appellate judges: — J. Andrew “Drew” Atkinson to …
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