Tag: 2015 Special Session B

Ryan RayAugust 20, 2015

Recently filed documents in Leon County Court as part of an ongoing legal challenge to the process unveiled a legislative underworld of lobbyists and consultants colluding with GOP lawmakers to help preserve the GOP’s 26-14 advantage and to protect incumbents. As recently reported by Mary Ellen Klas in the Miami Herald, and previous to the documents’ […]

Ryan RayAugust 17, 2015

As state lawmakers in Tallahassee move forward with a plan that could completely remake the Orlando-area 10th Congressional District, Val Demings plans to announce her plans to again run for the U.S. House seat. As first reported by Orlando Sentinel‘s Scott Powers, Demings, the former City of Orlando police chief will seek a rematch of her 2012 campaign […]

Peter SchorschAugust 12, 2015

Last session, “transportation network services” like Uber and Lyft were one of myriad issues where the House and Senate diverged — the House position was enthusiastically pro-Uber, while the Senate was more reticent. But state Rep. Ritch Workman has taken his support for ridesharing to a whole new level. FloridaPolitics.com has learned — and Uber Florida’s Public Policy Representative Cesar Fernandez has confirmed — that […]

Ryan RayAugust 11, 2015

Democrat Edward James says he not only out-raised his opponent incumbent Rep. Ray Pilon last month – he also raised more than all other candidates for the House. According to an analysis conducted by James’ finance chairman and campaign treasurer, James’ July campaign finance haul – $26,388, on top of $10,100 that came into a political committee, New Direction […]


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