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  • Negron: TaxWatch Turkey List is a tired media gimmick

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate health-care budget chief Joe Negron, a Stuart Republican who also chaired the House Budget Committee when he worked in that chamber, is blasting Florida TaxWatch's new turkey list. Specifically, he says its a played-out media...
  • Feds want states to get moving on health-care reform

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Federal officials keep nudging states to implement a consumer marketplace for buying insurance under the controversial new health-care law, but Florida Republican leaders wish they would just go...
  • Senate creating a Casey Anthony Committee

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Friday he was creating a select committee to probe the legislative response to the Casey Anthony murder trial verdict, and the panel will start holding hearings next month. In the days...
  • Joe Negron wants ed commish to be a cabinet member (again)

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, has filed legislation that would make the education commissioner an elected official and a member of the Cabinet, essentially stripping future governors of any influence he or she may have over the...
  • Education commissioner best as elected post, state senator says

     
    From our Political Pulse blog:  State Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, wants to make Florida's education commissioner an elected position…again. The education commissioner was elected, and a member of Florida's cabinet, until a vote in 1998 made it...
  • Haridopolos talks budget, abortion and PIP

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Mike Haridopolos expressed confidence Monday afternoon that legislative leaders would have a deal on the budget by the end of the day and also said that he hoped they could land a compromise on personal injury...
  • Siplin asks for special prosecutor in Trayvon Martin case

     
    TALLAHASSEE — State Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, flanked by other lawmakers, asked Gov. Rick Scott to appoint a special prosecutor to oversee the investigation of Trayvon Martin's death. The unarmed 17-year-old was shot Feb. 26 by George Zimmerman,...
  • AIF endorsements skip over most hotly contested Central Florida races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest. The group's...
  • Top-10 ECOs last quarter: Chamber, House GOP, Senate GOP, Pro-voucher group

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The stealthy groups paying for the direct-mail and ads in Florida primaries are called Electioneering Communication Organizations under state law, and are known as 527 groups in other states. They are traditionally utilized to either...
  • Push for doctors to list prices falls short

    Push for doctors to list prices falls short
    A proposal to require doctors to post their prices in the waiting room the way McDonald's lists the prices of hamburgers on a menu board is sailing through the Legislature. More transparency is needed when it comes to prices at the doctor's office....
  • Tough questions on auto insurance fraud legislation

    Tough questions on auto insurance fraud legislation
    Despite support from Florida’s top leaders on the need for new laws to fight automobile insurance fraud, the proposals faced intense scrutiny at House and Senate insurance committee meetings today. Several Senators demanded insurers and others...
  • Florida Innocence Commission meets, seeks better justice

    Florida Innocence Commission meets, seeks better justice
    Alan Crotzer could not have been the man who, with two others, kidnapped and raped a Tampa mother and child in 1981 then tied the woman to a tree. That man was 6 feet tall and a light-skinned black man. Crotzer is 5-feet-5 and dark-skinned. Still, a...