Florida Politics

Women descend on DC to push back against new president

Throngs of women determined to push back against the new American president descended on the nation’s capital and other cities …

Women descend on DC a day after anarchists create chaos

A day after self-described anarchists created chaos, thousands of women are descending upon Washington for what is expected to be …

Jim Boxold to step down as DOT head for lobbying job

In the second of two surprise departures from the Gov. Rick Scott administration, the secretary of the state’s Department of Transportation …

Jon Steverson resigns as DEP secretary

Jon Steverson, the Secretary of the state’s Department of Environmental Protection under Gov. Rick Scott, has resigned. His departure was confirmed Friday night …

Activists protest Donald Trump’s inauguration in downtown Tampa

While the major Tampa Bay area protest against the inauguration of Donald Trump is scheduled to take place on Saturday in …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Kim Daniels files ‘Florida Responsible Parent Act’

Florida State Rep. Kim Daniels filed the “Florida Responsible Parent Act” on Friday, which would protect certain people delinquent in child …

Alimony reform bill filed for 2017

Update: State Sen. Kathleen Passidomo, a Naples Republican, on Friday filed the Senate companion to the House bill, which she says is identical save for …

Travis Hutson talks ‘The Process’ and Regulated Industries

In St. Augustine Wednesday for the St. Johns County Delegation meeting, Sen. Travis Hutson discussed a variety of topics with …

Amendment 2 implementation bill filed in Florida Senate

A bill filed Thursday in the Florida Senate, if passed, would expand the medical marijuana system in the Sunshine State, …
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Don’t fret: You can still apply for a seat on the Constitution Revision Commission, at least to Senate President Joe …

Sunburn for 01.20.17 – Inauguration Day

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Audit slams security, other lapses at state tech agency

I hate to overstate the findings of any report, but my first thought while reading the latest audit of the …

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A barrage of bad headlines greets the first weeks of Rick Kriseman’s re-election campaign

In the two weeks since Rick Kriseman announced he would seek re-election, the St. Petersburg mayor has been hit with a …