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Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE – A divided appeals court ruled Wednesday that Florida legislators should not be questioned under oath about whether they "intended" to gain partisan advantage when they re-drew congressional maps last year. Two sets of groups have...
Tags: Justice System, Lawyers, Washington, DC, Trials, Common
TALLAHASSEE – A divided appeals court ruled Wednesday that Florida legislators may not be questioned under oath about whether they "intended" to gain partisan advantage when they re-drew congressional maps last year. The ruling came in one of two...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE --Gov. Rick Scott took a knife to lawmakers' $74 billion-plus budget this week, blocking some $368 million in hometown projects. But the collective response from legislative leadership was a yawn. “While many will disagree with...
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $368 million in lawmaker pet projects Monday and blocked a 3 percent tuition hike for Florida colleges and universities. The tuition increase passed earlier this month was a small piece of the overall $74.1...
TALLAHASSEE – Florida TaxWatch, the business-backed group that calls itself a fiscal watchdog, has targeted $106.8 million worth of budget projects that it says Gov. Rick Scott should veto. Road projects, public safety initiatives and money for...
The News Herald, Panama City, Fla.Gulf Coast State College gets top-turkey honors. The watchdog group Florida TaxWatch released its annual list of "turkeys" Thursday, naming 107 projects totaling $106.8 million, in the state budget, which, it says, didn't receive "proper opportunity for...
Miami HeraldGov. Rick Scott must soon sign the new state budget, and he's getting intense feedback on all sides: from lawmakers protecting hometown projects, hospitals worried about losing money and a business-backed group criticizing pork-barrel spending. Scott,...
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Legislature ended its 2013 session Friday by passing an elections do-over and the largest budget in state history, but without delivering tax subsidies to the Miami Dolphins, Orlando soccer boosters and a cadre of other...
Tags: Voting, Justice System, Ethics, Elections, Finance
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House of Representatives embarrassed itself this week by ramming through a tax-cut that turns one of Gov. Rick Scott's top legislative priorities into potential litigation fodder. The last thing the governor and...
In her dark-horse campaign to become Florida's next governor, former state Sen. Nan Rich likes to recall the stories of Democratic political legends Reubin Askew, Lawton Chiles and Bob Graham. Each was a little-known state senator when he launched his...
Miami HeraldTurn to any page of Florida's 450-page budget and what's most striking is the missing detail. Yes, as page 421 points out, it's a $74.5 billion spending plan that pays for 114,480.5 positions. But specific descriptions about what the money actually pays...
TALLAHASSEE — With the 60-day lawmaking session complete, Florida legislators are wasting no time getting back to what they do the other 10 months of the year: raising copious amounts of cash from wealthy donors and companies. And thanks to a...
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