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Scott PowersSeptember 30, 2018
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A television commercial released this week seeking to address the 1990s Medicare fraud scandal has the Republican U.S. Senate campaign of Gov. Rick Scott declaring, “he took responsibility … That’s what strong leaders do; they take responsibility.” But news reports from the time of the scandal say Scott took responsibility only by resigning, and he did […]

Scott PowersSeptember 26, 2018
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3min411
Rachel Perrin Rogers is seeking court testimony from a who’s-who list of Tallahassee powers and insiders in her lawsuit alleging discrimination and retaliation against her from the Florida Legislature regarding the sexual harassment claims she raised last fall against former state Sen. Jack Latvala. Perrin Rogers, who is pursuing a lawsuit case through the U.S. […]

Scott PowersJuly 26, 2018
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Tallahassee’s top prosecutor says he won’t pursue criminal charges against former state Sen. Jack Latvala. State Attorney Jack Campbell‘s decision, announced Thursday, had been eagerly awaited by the state’s political class – and by Latvala himself. Latvala, a Clearwater Republican, resigned in December after two damning reports on his alleged serial sexual harassment. He first served in the Senate […]

Staff ReportsJuly 10, 2018
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4min310
An allegation that a former Rene Plasencia campaign staffer downloaded private campaign data and took it with him to a GOP rival was turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Plasencia’s campaign manager said Tuesday. But Acacia Baker also told Florida Politics that FDLE agents “acknowledged that information was obviously accessed, but without a signed confidentiality agreement or […]

Ana CeballosDecember 20, 2017
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The state’s law enforcement agency is reviewing sexual misconduct allegations against Sen. Jack Latvala outlined in two Florida Senate investigations that concluded he may have violated state corruption laws by offering to support legislation in exchange of “a sexual encounter.” The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Wednesday it is conducting a “preliminary review” of […]


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