Tag: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi

Michael MolineApril 20, 2017

Attorney General Pam Bondi has joined Sen. Frank Artiles’ chorus of critics, suggesting her fellow Republican leave office for directing slurs, including a version of the N-word, at colleagues. “There is simply no room for racial, hurtful language spoken to your colleagues or anyone else,” Bondi told POLITICO Florida. “I have always liked Frank and […]

Staff ReportsOctober 20, 2016

State and federal authorities have taken down a methamphetamine distribution ring in Volusia County, arresting 16 alleged participants and issuing arrest warrants for another nine, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced Thursday. The Office of Statewide Prosecution worked with the Department of Homeland Security; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the Volusia County […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 27, 2016

Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday outlawed a designer drug she said has been blamed for multiple deaths in Florida. Bondi signed an emergency rule targeting the drug — a synthetic opiate called U-47700 — during a news conference at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in Ocala. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said the substance […]

Michael MolineSeptember 8, 2016

A business coalition warned Florida homeowners Thursday against signing away their insurance claims for Hurricane Hermine damage to dodgy contractors or attorneys. The warning came amid a gathering campaign against such assignment-of-benefits agreements — sometimes known as AOBs. The effort promises to figure prominently when the Legislature meets next year. “Sadly, storms bring out scam […]

Michael MolineSeptember 1, 2016

Thinking about making a killing during Florida’s weather emergency? Don’t. State law strictly prohibits price gouging. And Attorney General Pam Bondi has activated Florida’s price-gouging hotline to field reports of the same from consumers during Tropical Storm Hermine. The law applies in the counties where Gov. Rick Scott’s state of emergency prevails. It prohibits extreme […]

Peter SchorschMarch 27, 2016

Another year passes, and another Rick Scott Chief of Staff is out the door. The Governor’s office announced last week that Kim McDougal will succeed Melissa Sellers in the top staff position, making McDougal Scott’s fifth CoS in six years. Which makes us wonder: Where are they now? Mike Prendergast, a retired Army colonel, moved over to become Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, […]


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