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When the controversial overhaul of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. reached the Senate floor for final consideration Thursday, lawmakers simultaneously voted "Yes" to reforming the state-backed insurer and "No" to new increases in premiums. By a 32-1...
Florida's legislature debated the terms of a proposed bill that would allow the sale of 64-ounce growlers, among other provisions for beer business, for months. The bill died when the legislative session ended May 3. Rep. Katie Edwards of Plantation...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here's what we're reading today. * The Sun-Sentinel covers yesterday's hearing on the House health plan. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that teachers are planning a lawsuit over a state evaluation...
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here's what we're reading today. * The Sun-Sentinel covers yesterday's hearing on the House health plan. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that teachers are planning a lawsuit over a state evaluation...
A rematch could be coming, treating Broward and Palm Beach county voters to a replay of one of the most expensive, hard-fought and nasty campaigns of 2012. It all depends on former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale. She's considering whether...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE–Two Democratic legislators want to crack down on gun purchases online and at gun shows with bills that would require all gun buyers to have a background check. Rep. Lori Berman, D-Lantana, said HB 1343 is not an attempt to eliminate...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Policyholders of Florida, an insurance consumer advocacy group, has graded the state's lawmakers based on how often they supported property owners during the past year. In the Florida Senate, seven lawmakers — Mike Fasano, R- New...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelThe Senate's Democratic Caucus — cheered by the fact that the election of Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, broke the Republicans' super-majority stranglehold on the chamber — rewarded Sachs by electing her as Democratic leader pro tempore. As...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Gainesville political consultant Pat Bainter was apparently the financier behind a slew of attack mailers launched against Democrats under the misleading committee name “Progressives.” We say misleading, because Bainter's...
Sun SentinelMitch Ceasar was re-elected chairman of the Broward Democratic Party on Sunday afternoon. He survived a tough challenge, winning 340 votes to 242 votes for Cynthia Busch. She was later elected first vice chairwoman of the party. But the biggest news...
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Sun SentinelChanges to Florida’s much-maligned voting laws and help for struggling Glades communities are among the priorities that Palm Beach County state lawmakers say they plan to push for during the spring legislative session. Palm Beach County...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelThe Republican Party of Florida has locked in $2 million worth of television advertising time for Senate candidate Dorothy Hukill, in what will be one of the most expensive legislative races in Florida this fall. Hukill, a state representative from Port...
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