Tag: Florida Governor

Danny McAuliffeDecember 4, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott will not resign from office before his term ends, a spokesman announced on Tuesday. “When Governor Scott was elected Governor of Florida, he promised to fight for Florida families every single day of his term,” said John Tupps, Scott’s Communications Director. “Governor Scott will remain Governor until January 8th, 2019.” The announcement extinguishes speculation that […]

Peter SchorschOctober 17, 2018

In the first poll since Hurricane Michael devastated the Panhandle — and changed the course of state politics — the race for Florida Governor is virtually tied. Twenty days before Election Day, Democrat Andrew Gillum is at 47 percent, while Republican Ron DeSantis is at 46. However, among those who say they have already voted, DeSantis […]

Scott PowersSeptember 19, 2018

With reports that his political benefactor President Donald Trump considers him disloyal because of their differences on Puerto Rico death tolls, Ron DeSantis insisted Wednesday that nothing has changed between the two. “I don’t think anything has changed. I think we’re good,” the Republican nominee for Governor said when asked for comment on reports Trump was upset […]

Scott PowersMarch 20, 2018

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham announced Tuesday that if she’s elected Governor she would support local governments such as Weston and Coral Gables that seek to defy the state’s 2011 law forbidding local gun ordinances. Such a position could put Graham at odds with the Florida Legislature and also potentially with the Attorney General over […]

Ana CeballosMarch 2, 2018

A quiet change proposed Thursday under a wide-ranging commercial motor vehicle bill would strip the power of a transportation panel and give the governor sole discretion over the appointment of the state’s top transportation official. State law tasks the Florida Transportation Commission to recommend three names to the governor when it comes to choosing the […]

Danny McAuliffeFebruary 7, 2018

Roger Stone, an outspoken and infamous strategist of behind-the-scenes Republican politics who often is credited with orchestrating key elements of Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign, said he’ll be meeting with House Speaker Richard Corcoran. “I’m going to meet Richard Corcoran only because I’ve never met him and I’m curious to meet him,” Stone said. Corcoran has confirmed […]


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