Florida Politics

Joe Biden: Donald Trump should retain sanctions on Russia

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, has met with Ukraine’s president and called …

Mike Pence looks like he will be Donald Trump’s inside man in Congress

When Mike Pence landed in Congress after the 2000 election, he was a conservative agitator who often bucked President George …

Human trafficking cases increase 50 percent in Florida

Officials say the number of human trafficking cases have increased more than 50 percent in the state from the previous …

Florida Blue Foundation symposium to focus on health care, poverty and community

The Florida Blue Foundation will hold its 2017 Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards April 19-20 at the Gaylord Palms …

Bob Graham: Daughter Gwen Graham hasn’t told him her plans yet

Like much of the rest of Florida, former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham said he’s waiting to hear what his daughter …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

‘Judicial accountability’ bills filed in House, Senate

Sen. Audrey Gibson and Rep. Kionne McGhee, two Florida Democrats, announced Monday they filed “judicial accountability” bills in both chambers. Each proposal calls …

Personnel note: Audra Burch to NYT

The Miami Herald’s Audra Burch is departing the newspaper to join the New York Times as a Miami-based national enterprise reporter. …

Chuck O’Neal to try again at black bear protection bill with Linda Stewart

Black bear activist and former Senate candidate Chuck O’Neal of Orange County is trying again with the black bear protection bill he …

Insurance office finds workers’ compensation market stable, competitive

Despite broad consternation over rising workers’ compensation insurance rates, Florida’s market is relatively stable and competitive, according to an analysis …
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Takeaways from Tallahassee for 1.15.17 – Trade secrets

Former state Rep. and Financial Regulation Commissioner Tom Grady has touched off a lawsuit between the state’s insurance and financial …

Brian Burgess: Adam Hollingsworth appointment could be blip on Rick Scott’s legacy

As his second term in office winds down, Rick Scott should be considering his legacy as Florida governor, particularly if …

Who knows best, parents or teachers’ union?

In a recent POLITICO article, Florida Teachers’ Union President Joanne McCall said the following: “We believe that those closest to …

Jacksonville Bold for 1.13.17 — Close call

Close Call: On Wednesday evening, the reports trickled in from Washington, D.C. Rep. John Rutherford had suffered a medical episode in …

Sunburn for 1.13.17 – Party boss votes; Rubio vs. Rex; Phil Levine angles; Early signs of Latvala magic; Happy 25, GT!

Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry …