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  • John Mica talks sequester with WFTV; Don Gaetz is News 13 guest

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: “Political Connections” previews the Florida Legislative Session at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. The guests are Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville; House Speaker ...
  • Local lawmakers back bid by firefighters to gain some leverage over Walt Disney World’s government

     
    Orange County lawmakers agreed Wednesday to support an effort by Reedy Creek Improvement District firefighters to gain a measure of leverage over the Walt Disney World-controlled government. The county’s legislative delegation voted unanimously to...
  • Accreditation team invites public comments about UCF police department

     
    The University of Central Florida's police department is seeking accreditation so a team from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation will be doing an in-depth review of the department's operations, management, policies and procedures....
  • House Democrat Deputy whips announced

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The House Democrats announced their deputy whips for this year’s session today. Reps. Lori Berman, D-Lantana, Reggie Fullwood, D-Jacksonville, Jose Rodriguez, D-Miami, Hazelle Rogers, D-Lauderdale Lakes, and Joe Saunders, D-...
  • Nelson taps Tallahassee-tied donors for 2014 Orange County race

     
    State Rep. Bryan Nelson, R-Apopka, took a quick outside fundraising advantage in the Orange County Commission District 2 race, according to the latest reports. And little of it came from that Apopka area of the county that he wants to represent. Instead,...
  • Health care advocates make pitches as lawmakers hear bills on Medicaid alternatives

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As a House committee prepares to take its first look at a plan to offer health coverage to 115,700 low income Floridians, health care advocates are making their final pitches on why the state needs to accept $51 billion from the...
  • Ballard: Crist knew about Greer’s deal. Swarttz: Greer is a crook

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel Florida’s attorney general today released a deposition that contradicts a sworn statement by former Gov. Charlie Crist, who said that he did not know that then-Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer would be paid extra...
  • Ballard says Crist knew about Greer’s fund-raising payments – contradicting Crist

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Staff Writer Florida’s attorney general today released a deposition that contradicts a sworn statement by former Gov. Charlie Crist, who said that he did not know that then-Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer would be paid extra to...
  • Speedy foreclosure bill passes House Civil Justice

     
    TALLAHASSEE — An attempt to speed up foreclosures in Florida sparked outcry from both consumer advocates and bankers at a meeting in Tallahassee Thursday. Lawmakers passed a measure that would attempt to speed up the foreclosure process, which now...
  • Ballard back on top of legislative lobbying pack

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Longtime Republican uber-lobbyist Brian Ballard is back at the top of the influence-peddling pyramid in the Florida Capitol, topping $5.4 million in legislative lobbying pay for 2012 through his Ballard Partners firm. Lobbyist...
  • During FSU’s difficult week, one fan is ‘Still Choppin” | VIDEO

     
    Well, given the off-field news that painted Tallahassee in some of its most distorted shades of garnet and gold, this week certainly has been one few Florida State fans wish to repeat. News about player dismissals and punishments one week before the...
  • Florida’s million-dollar club: A Cross, a Mouse, sugar cane and shopping carts

     
    TALLAHASSEE — They are some of the biggest brand names in Florida politics, and this summer they're pumping millions of dollars into a myriad of stealthy political funds — all with the aim of influencing the outcome of a few key legislative...