Tag: Florida Speaker of the House

Jacob OglesFebruary 5, 2019

Florida Democratic Party called on Gov. Ron DeSantis and Speaker of the House Jose Oliva to demand state Rep. Anthony Sabatini’s resignation. The suggestion came after Sabatini’s Democratic opponent, Cynthia Brown, said the Howey-in-the-Hills Republican should quit over a surfaced “blackface” photo. Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo on Tuesday noted the governor took swift […]

Gary FineoutMarch 5, 2017

The outcome of this year’s Florida Legislature session may depend largely on a 51-year-old firebrand attorney with a deep conservative streak and a love for cigars and the band U2. New House Speaker Richard Corcoran has taken on rapper Pitbull, gotten in a knock-down fight with fellow Republican Gov. Rick Scott and vowed to keep […]

Jim RosicaMay 23, 2016

State Rep. Richard Corcoran announced Monday he had qualified to run for his House District 37 seat. Corcoran, slated to be Speaker when the next Legislature convenes, said in an email he had gathered and turned in “more than the 1,113 petitions necessary.” On Monday, the Division of Elections’ website showed Corcoran had the required 1,113 verified signatures […]


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