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Papa Gaetz named Florida Senate Prez 2013-14

Papa Gaetz named Florida Senate Prez 2013-14

State Sen. Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) will be officially designated Monday as Senate president for the 2013-14 legislative sessions. According to a recent press announcement, his Monday will begin with the private prayer breakfast in Tallahassee, followed by the designation ceremony. A dinner [...]

Powell gives timeline on his resignation

The John Powell for Sheriff Campaign has posted a timeline for his resignation as director of Florida Alcohol, Beverage & Tobacco and a letter to his supporters. My sources were accurate, of course. There are a few pages in the timeline I want to point out. There is a "Point Paper," that appears [...]

New book shows dysfunctional White House

New book shows dysfunctional White House

Washington Post reports that the book, “Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington and the Education of a President,” by journalist Ron Suskind, "paints an unflattering portrait of a dysfunctional and acrimonious White House that sometimes stymied President Obama’s effort to rescue the [...]

Go Fifth

State Republican party leaders want Florida to be the fifth presidential primary--behind Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. The Republican National Committee set forth that only these states can hold primaries or caucuses before March 6 without being penalized by losing half their [...]

Lt. Gov. Carroll offers to help bring jobs to Pensacola

Lt. Gov. Carroll offers to help bring jobs to Pensacola

Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll visited Pensacola yesterday. She was honored at a reception at Jackson's Steakhouse and later walked down Palafox to join in the festivities of Gallery Night. Carroll remarked to the 30 or so people at Jackson's that Pensacola has changed greatly since she went [...]

Bondi recovers $20.2 million

Press Release: Attorney General Pam Bondi announced today that Florida, together with Texas and New York local governments, has entered into a $70 million settlement with Watson Pharmaceuticals to resolve allegations of Medicaid fraud. Allegedly, these companies knowingly set and reported false and [...]

Carville to POTUS: ‘Fire, Indict, Fight’

Carville to POTUS: ‘Fire, Indict, Fight’

Democratic strategist James Carville delivered in an interview on CNN a message to President Barack Obama. "The time has come to demand a plan of action that requires a complete change from the direction you are headed," said Carville. His recommendations: 1. Fire Somebody: "...it's not [...]

New Book: Palin cheated, snorted…

New Book: Palin cheated, snorted…

Joe McGinniss’ new book, ‘The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin,’ claims GOP presidential heartthrob had a fling with future NBA star Glen Rice, snorted cocaine off 55-gal. drum and cheated on her husband with his partner in their snowmobile business. The Daily Beast has the six [...]

Drug possession law unconstitutional?

Circuit Judge Scott Brownell in Manatee County threw out 42 felony drug possession cases, ruling that Florida's drug possession statute is unconstitutional. This comes on the heels a Miami circuit court judge throwing out last month 39 felony charges in a similar ruling. The issue with the state [...]

Florida TaxWatch recommends cuts-$4.1B

Florida TaxWatch recommends cuts-$4.1B

The Florida TaxWatch issued yesterday a report of its Government Cost Savings Task Force for the 2012-2013 fiscal year which has 135 recommendations that could generate $4.1 billion in savings. The task force placed a special focus on criminal and juvenile justice, health care, general government [...]

Judge blocks Evers gun law

Judge blocks Evers gun law

Federal Judge Marcia Cooke blocked yesterday the implementation of Sen. Greg Evers' new law (Firearm Owners’ Privacy Act) restricting the rights of doctors to obtain information form their patients about firearms and ammunition. The law, which was supported by the NRA, was to maintaining [...]

Scott creates jobs, not for minorities in his administration

Gov. Rick Scott picked an African-American, Jennifer Carroll, as his Lt. Governor, but the Saint Pete Times reports he has hired fewer minorities than his GOP predecessor, Charlie Crist. Among the top three staff levels (280 workers), 18.5 percent identified themselves as minority. That compares to [...]

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