Florida Politics

Seminole Tribe now going after Jax ‘gambling parlors’

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has filed suit against 25 operators of what’s called “electronic gambling parlors” in the Jacksonville …

Women’s March national co-chair backs Ahmad Saadaldin for HD 58

Linda Sarsour, national co-chair of the 2017 Women’s March, has endorsed Ahmad Saadaldin in the House District 58 race in …

Philip Levine’s TV ads introduce his family extolling his work ethic, empathy

Two new television commercials from Democratic gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine‘s political committee introduce his family, with his mother and fiancé …

HD 2 Republican Alex Andrade tops $50K in first finance report

Republican Alex Andrade brought in more than $50,000 in his first month campaigning to replace Rep. Frank White in House …

Committee backing voting restoration amendment raises $1.1M in November

The committee backing a 2018 ballot initiative that would automatically restore voting rights to nonviolent Florida felons brought in more …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Rick Scott signs executive order on sexual harassment

Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Wednesday mandating all state agencies under him have a “process that works” when it …

Show ’em the money? Campaign financing repeal yanked by sponsor

A proposal to repeal Florida’s system of public financing for statewide campaigns won’t make it into the state constitution, at …

Constitution panel criticized again for procedural hiccups, announces second tour

A friendly scheduling meeting of the Constitution Revision Commission Rules and Administration Committee Tuesday evening took a sharp turn when …

Proposal allowing retroactive criminal law changes heads to full CRC

A Constitutional Revision Commission panel on Tuesday cleared a proposal that would give lawmakers the power to adjust criminal sentencing …
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