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  • Alex Sink Will Not Seek Congressional Seat Again in Fall

    ST. PETERSBURG | The area’s leading Democratic candidate for Congress will not run again. Alex Sink announced Tuesday that she is out of the race. Sink said she put a lot of thought into the decision but she is not ruling out a future in...

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  • Florida Lawmakers Back Measure on Municipal Pensions

    Lawmakers may have found a solution to the long-standing problem of trying to financially strengthen city retirement plans for police officers and firefighters, while keeping both the cities and unions happy about the resolution.

  • Crist Delivers Blistering Attack of Scott

    Crist Delivers Blistering Attack of Scott

    WEST PALM BEACH | Delivering an opening salvo in his campaign to return to office, former Gov. Charlie Crist heaped blistering criticism Monday on his successor, a preview of the attack Gov. Rick Scott faces from his likely opponent.

  • Florida Lawmakers Push for Millions in Spending

    Florida legislators with extra money to spend are trying to steer taxpayer funds to everything from gun ranges and a military museum to a course designed to teach "sexual risk avoidance."

  • Beer Proposals Dismay Florida Craft Brewers

    The beer wars have exploded in the Florida Legislature this session. Craft breweries are fighting a bill that would require them to sell their own bottled beer to a distributor and then buy it back if they want to sell on their premises.

  • Florida Legislature Updates

    House Approves Presidential Search Secrecy
    Florida universities and colleges could keep secret the names of candidates for president under a bill approved by the Florida House.

  • Latvala Claims Majority Support For Tuition Bill

    The sponsor of a measure that would extend in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants said Friday that a majority of the Senate has agreed to co-sponsor the bill (SB 1400).

  • House Backs Weapons Bill for Emergencies

    The House on Friday approved a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people without concealed weapons licenses to pocket their legally owned guns during declared emer­gencies.

  • Faster Highways Bill En Route to House Floor

    Over the objections of AAA, Florida lawmakers are closer to paving the way for some roads in the Sunshine State to be among the fastest east of the Mississippi.

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