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  • Will Jenne make it back to Tallahassee?

    Will Jenne make it back to Tallahassee?
    Evan Jenne loves serving in the Florida House of Representatives. When newly drawn legislative districts confronted him with the prospect of a messy 2012 primary fight with another incumbent, he considered running for Broward County Commission. But...
  • Gaetz won't vote for domestic partner, gun control bills

    TALLAHASSEE–Senate President Don Gaetz said Tuesday he wouldn’t stop Senate committees from taking up controversial legislation, including a domestic partner registry proposal or gun control measures. He said he would vote “no”...
  • Sobel postpones vote on statewide domestic partnership bill

    TALLAHASSEE -- A bill to create a statewide domestic partnership bill has been postponed again. The culprit this time? A scheduling conflict. At least, that's the official reason. Sen. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood, the sponsor of the legislation (SB 196)...
  • Senate president says no Stand Your Ground changes, but maybe yes to Sobel school security tax

    Senate president says no Stand Your Ground changes, but maybe yes to Sobel school security tax
    A year after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, proposals to change the controversial Stand Your Ground law are dead in the state Legislature. “Repeal of Stand Your Ground or major modifications of Stand Your Ground I don’t think get past...
  • Politics is main topic at Hollywood Chamber of Commerce lunch

    Politics is main topic at Hollywood Chamber of Commerce lunch
    Orignal post at 1:57 p.m. Updated below with examples of vintage Crist. The 320 or so people on hand for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s annual luncheon to install a new slate of board members is a slightly bigger crowd than usual....
  • Legislator pushes for Florida to recognize domestic partnerships

     
    State Rep. Mark Pafford, D-West Palm Beach, has filed legislation to provide domestic partnership protections to committed couples throughout Florida. From Pafford's statement: Florida is the eighth most populous state in the nation with individuals...
  • Senate Ultrasound bill clears 1st committee hurdle

     
    A  controversial measure requiring women seeking to end a pregnancy to first have an abortion cleared another hurdle, passing the Senate Health Regulation by a narrow 7-5 vote. The measure, SB 1744, is a second attempt at a bill vetoed by former Gov....
  • Senate fast-tracks House court reform

     
    TALLAHASSEE — In a gesture to appease House Speaker Dean Cannon, Senate budget chief J.D. Alexander agreed to fast-track a major re-allignment of the Florida Supreme Court on Monday, adding language to another bill that would break the court into...
  • Senate passes Medicaid reform

     
    The Florida Senate passed a massive rewrite of the state's Medicaid program Friday morning, shuttling the majority of the state's Medicaid population to managed care programs like HMO's and provider service networks. By a party line, 26-11 vote,  the...
  • Bondi asks Atwater’s office to review attorney firings

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked Chief Financial Jeff Atwater to authorize his office's inspector general to investigate the forced resignations of two foreclosure fraud attorneys from her office after allegations arose that the two...
  • Lawmakers ask Nelson, DOJ to review attorney firings

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, and Sen. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood, have asked U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and the U.S. Justice Department to review the forced resignations of two foreclosure fraud attorneys from Attorney General Pam Bondi's...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Casinos, Casey Anthony and Don Gaetz

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Lawmakers spent their first day in Tallahassee most on redistricting, a committee looking at child protection and the ceremony designating Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, as the next Senate President. But the week is also a prime time...