Florida Politics

Donald Trump says Sweden comment followed TV report

Swedes have been scratching their heads since President Donald Trump suggested that some kind of major incident had taken place …

Donald Trump rallies Florida crowd with some old themes, renewed attack on media

Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up …

680 Cubans returned home since end of ‘wet foot, dry foot’

About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration …

Richard Corcoran sues Florida Lottery over ‘improper spending’

In what one lobbyist privately compared to “the bombing of Pearl Harbor,” House Speaker Richard Corcoran Friday dropped a blockbuster …

A month into presidency, Donald Trump prepares for a campaign rally

President Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally Saturday in politically strategic Florida — 1,354 days before the 2020 election. …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Legislation introduced in Senate would tighten protections against AOBs

Legislation sought by regulators, insurance, and business interests to reform assignment of benefits agreements finally dropped Friday — and the …

Personnel note: AT&T names Dan Pollock Regional Director of External Affairs

Dan Pollock joins AT&T as regional director of External Affairs for Central Florida. In his new role, Pollock will work …

Lobbyist’s blog post gets tongues flapping among Tallahassee’s lobbyist set

Who is Mary Beth Wilson? That question buzzed around the lobbying shops on or near Tallahassee’s Adams Street after a …

Bill to fix vote-by-mail rules clears first committee

A bill that would allow Florida voters to fix signatures on vote-by-mail ballots cleared its first House committee Thursday. HB …
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