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  • GOP political shop Data Targeting dumps records, asks judge to keep them secret

    TALLAHASSEE -- In the wide-ranging legal fight over Florida's 2012 redistricting maps, a Republican opposition research firm has asked a judge to keep its records blocked from public review. Gainesville-based Data Targeting Inc., along with operatives...
  • Judge finds GOP consultants in contempt over redistricting-records fight

    TALLAHASSEE -- A Leon County judge has held three prominent Republican consultants in contempt for not handing over thousands of pages of private records detailing their work in last year's contentious redistricting fight. Leon County Judge Terry...
  • The 2012 Legislature: What didn’t pass (parent trigger, zero tolerance, bus ads, charter school changes)

     
    The most closely watched education bill of the just-wrapped-up Legislative session was, of course, the “parent trigger” bill, which died when the Senate vote on it was a tie (for readers interested in how the Senators voted, you can find...
  • Senate rebels block parental trigger bill from the floor

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Some of the same rebellious Republicans and Democrats who brought the Florida Senate to a grinding halt last year are starting to flex their muscle again as the pace of the legislative assembly line increases in the final days of...
  • Senate bids farewell to Senate Prez Haridopolos

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate said goodbye to Senate President Mike Haridopolos , who is finishing his last regular session as a member of the Senate. Following a video with tributes from Gov. Rick Scott, former Gov. Jeb Bush, Chief Financial...
  • 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...
  • Clock ticking on parent trigger bill, with vote count uncertain

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, one of Senate President Mike Haridopolos’ top lieutenants said he has not counted votes to see whether parent trigger will pass the 40-member senate. “The Senate is about ideas,”...
  • This time it’s Dave Weldon considering the GOP U.S. Senate race

     
    Jeb Bush? Nope. Vern Buchanan? Nope. Mike Haridopolos? Yes, no, no.George LeMieux? Yes. Yes. Yes. Adam Hasner? Yes, no, no. Craig Miller? Yes, no. Allen West? Nope. Connie Mack? No. No. Yes. Adam Putnam? Nope. Any other Republicans available to run for...
  • House debates $70 billion budget into the wee hours

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House talked into the evening Thursday on its $70 billion budget plan that slashes funding for universities but boosts it for classrooms, charter schools, and hometown projects in the backyards of powerful politicians....
  • What’s in a number? In redistricting, a lot of politics

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The debate over re-drawing the Florida Senate's political lines has come down to numbers, but not just racial breakdowns or election returns. The Senate Reapportionment Committee began its second day of debate Wednesday where it left...
  • Jeb Bush’s son, Mike Haridopolos’s wife, among those leading Mack campaign

     
    U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV has announced his statewide campaign co-chairs including several big names in Republican politics such as Sen. John Thrasher, R-Port Orange, and former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, as well as Jeb Bush Jr. and Dr....
  • The real scheme behind voter crackdowns

     
    There's a lot hubbub these days about cracking down on voting rolls, purging names and more.  Some of the concerns are legitimate. Others are overhyped conspriacy theories. Some, the result of confusion. I want more info. And it looks like we have...