Florida Politics

New GOP website blasts Andrew Gillum for ‘lobbyist slush fund’

Referring to a dubious bank deposit from 2016, Republicans are blasting Democrat Andrew Gillum with a new website calling out …

Ballots trickle in for November election

The first ballots of Florida’s 2018 general election have been cast, according to the state Division of Elections. A division …

Rick Scott’s coordination with justice nominating panel unconstitutional, groups argue

Gov. Rick Scott may have acted beyond his constitutional authority last week when he jump-started the Judicial Nominating Commission’s process …

Andrew Gillum among list of candidates backed by Brady Campaign

Only a few Florida names were included in the latest endorsement rollout from the longstanding, national Brady Campaign to Prevent …

Spending spree: Senators send back up to swelling GOP Senate fund

Tampa Republican Sen. Dana Young offloaded more than half of the cash available in her affiliated political committee last week …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Flags at half-staff for victims of Hurricane Maria

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday ordered flags at half-staff “as a tribute to those who lost their lives during Hurricane …

Yard signs: Florida Realtors announce November election endorsements

Florida Realtors PAC, the political arm of the state’s largest professional association, issued endorsements in statewide races and a bundle …

Kelli Stargel leads Bob Doyel by a touchdown in SD 22

Despite Democratic challenger Bob Doyel touting internal poll numbers showing him leading Republican state Sen. Kelli Stargel, the first public …
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Bill Galvano, NRA clash over political contribution

Incoming Senate President Bill Galvano is not backing down after finding himself in the crosshairs of the National Rifle Association …

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