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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Chamber taps one Central Florida exec to replace another

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Chamber of Commerce, one of the largest, richest and most forceful lobbying forces in the state Capitol, has tapped Florida Hospital President and CEO Lars Houmann to be its board chairman for 2012-13. The board oversees...
  • Bill Clinton returning to Florida for Obama, including Palm Bay stop

     
    Former president Bill Clinton is baaaack. Or he soon will be. The favorite surrogate of the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama is returning to Florida Friday for a five-city whirlwind, including a stop in Palm Bay. Clinton was in Orlando...
  • Trial lawyers who frequent the Supreme Court also financing pro-justices ads

     
    TALLAHASSEE – The three Florida Supreme Court justices had angered lawmakers and voters, embarrassed the high court and faced uncertain futures. In 1975, Justices Joseph Boyd, Hal Dekle, and David McCain were accused of giving behind-the-scenes...
  • Report: Some types of crime rose at UCF in 2012

     
    Reports of rape, aggravated assault and burglary have risen at the University of Central Florida, according to a new report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. But Florida’s largest public university saw fewer robberies, larcenies and...
  • Supreme Court justices cruise to merit retention wins

     
    TALLAHASSEE – An unprecedented partisan challenge to the merit retention of the last three Democrat-appointed Florida Supreme Court justices was soundly defeated Tuesday. Justices Barbara Pariente, Fred Lewis, and Peggy Quince cruised to victory...
  • Business lobby, Weatherford come to Plakon’s defense

     
    An outfit financed in large part by Associated Industries of Florida and incoming House Speaker Will Weatherford is  helping Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood, in his vitriolic and very close race against Democrat Karen Castor Dentel for House District 30...
  • RPOF continues to hammer Castor Dentel over school emails

     
    In its bid to save Longwood Republican Rep. Scott Plakon's seat in the Florida House, the Republican Party of Florida is continuing to flog away at Democrat Karen Castor Dentel — and emails that the GOP claims show the Maitland elementary-school...
  • Crisafulli tapped as Dorworth’s replacement at House speaker

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida House Republicans have unanimously rallied around Merritt Island Republican Steve Crisafulli to take over the speakership in 2015 and 2016 in place of Chris Dorworth, whose stunning defeat at the hands of Democratic lawyer Mike...
  • Mike Clelland, Linda Stewart, Darren Soto talk to WKMG’s Lauren Rowe

     
    On the local public-affairs front this weekend: ***”Flashpoint” features Democrats headed to the Florida Legislature: Rep.-elect Mike Clelland, Rep.-elect Linda Stewart and Sen.-elect Darren Soto. Lauren Rowe asks about their personal...
  • Dorworth: I don’t expect to win, but a recount is worthwhile

     
    Below is an email Rep. Chris Dorworth sent to Republican members of the Florida House of Representatives this afternoon: From: Chris Dorworth Date: Friday, November 9, 2012 2:40 PM To: Chris Dorworth Subject: With great appreciation To my friends and...
  • Sec. of State, elex supervisors to meet today

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Secretary of State Ken Detznermet with several election supervisors this afternoon in Tallahassee to discuss problems with the 2012 election and plans to meet with additional county officials in the coming weeks, the governor's...
  • Gaetz: Counties to blame for election fallout?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — New Senate President Don Gaetz wants to usher in ethics reform and greater health-care access, but he also pledged Tuesday to get to the bottom of this month's election fiasco — and he is pointing a finger at South Florida...