The search for Florida State University's next president has so far attracted six new hopefuls since getting tangled earlier this year over the desire of a powerful state senator for the job.
For several years, I've used my Labor Day column to share book recommendations. This year, my endorsements include books that run the gamut of human emotions, from thrilling to intriguing, from stirring to scary.
- Drug Free America: Under a proposed medical marijuana amendment in Florida, "you don't get refills -- you get it forever."
- > More" data-date="Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:20:32 -0400" data-author="" data-ftitle="Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from Florida"> NextGen Climate: Rick Scott took $200,000 from a family that leased land for drilling "and now he is trying to hide from it."
- > More" data-date="Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:19:08 -0400" data-author="" data-ftitle="Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from Florida"> Republican Party of Florida: Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein "gave hundreds of thousands of campaign cash to control Crist’s appointments of key state judges."
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Florida Division of Elections has a website that provides information on statewide candidates and judicial candidates, their campaign finance reports and state election demographics and archives of past election results.
This is a website of opinion and editorials using some of the best-known politicians and editorial writers in the state giving their opinions of political issues.
A daily compilation of newspaper articles and blogs from around the state dealing with government and politics.
“Digesting Florida political news, editorial comment and punditry since 2002.“ The site was recently named as a must-read on insider information for political junkies by Campaigns and Elections Magazine.
Produced by the Tampa Bay Times, researchers take a look at statements and claims by politicians and dig out the truth, judging their claims true, half true, false and for those caught telling a whopper, a “Pants on Fire” ruling.