Florida Politics

Democratic candidates vow to back anti-discrimination law

Three Democratic candidates for governor pledged Saturday to support legislation that would prohibit discrimination in jobs and housing based on …

Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

A police officer in Florida died from his injuries Saturday, a day after his colleague was killed when a suspect …

Donald Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program

In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events for …

CNN reports political favors led to 13K kids losing coverage; Chris King calls for probe

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King is calling for an independent investigation after CNN report Friday alleging the Florida Department of …

Florida’s prisons locked down, visits canceled amid threat

Florida’s 148 prison facilities remain on lockdown as guards search cells, seizing a number of weapons and other contraband. The …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Personnel note: Richard Reeves departs GrayRobinson to start own firm

Richard Reeves, a veteran lobbyist who founded his own firm before joining another that merged with GrayRobinson last year, now is …

David Altmaier focuses on `assignment of benefits’ changes

Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier told Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet this week that his office will continue …

Louis Betz & Associates could earn $239K in Q2 lobbying fees

Being small firm doesn’t mean you can’t pack a lot of punch; just ask Louis Betz & Associates. The two-man …
Lori Berman

Lori Berman wants special session to yank Confederate statue from D.C.

Lantana Democratic Rep. Lori Berman sent a letter to Gov. Rick Scott Thursday asking him to call a special session …
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