Florida Politics

More than 50,000 items up for grabs today in unclaimed property auction

More than 50,000 items, collectively valued at over $630,000, are set to be auctioned Saturday in the 2017 Florida Unclaimed …

Donald Trump names Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as chief of staff, ousting Reince Priebus

President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday afternoon that he is naming Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as chief of staff, …

Bill Nelson, Susan Collins collaborate on bipartisan health care plan

With the GOP campaign commitment to repeal and replace Obamacare having capsized in the rough waters of political reality, Senators …

Florida’s cost for losing lawsuits keeps growing

Florida’s price tag for losing legal battles – which has included courtroom fights over drug testing, voting rights and gay …

Unanimous pick: Associated Builders and Contractors endorse Adam Putnam for Governor

The GOP Primary field for Florida Governor may not be set, but the Associated Builders and Contractors announced a major …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Cavalry already on its way to Jose Felix Diaz as RSLC commits $100K to SD 40 race

If you thought the GOP primary in the special election in Senate District 40 was expensive, wait until you see …

Gov. Scott proposes $30M for state law enforcement recruitment, retention

Gov. Rick Scott wants the state’s highway patrol troopers, wildlife officers and law-enforcement agents to get another pay raise. Scott …

Dorothy Hukill, Travis Hutson K-12 funding formula study

A pair of Republican state senators sent a letter to President Joe Negron Tuesday asking for a study of the …

Richard Corcoran announces 2018 leadership in House

In a Tuesday memo, House Speaker Richard Corcoran announced his leadership for the 2018 Legislative Session, including the committee weeks …
Whoa, you love reading! Take a moment to join us on social media.

Most Popular Right Now

Sign up for FP newsletters:

Sign up for Sunburn

Receive Peter Schorsch's agenda-setting morning read of what's hot in Florida politics.

Sign up for 60 Days

Receive Florida Politics' prime-time look at the 2017 Legislative Session.

Sign up for The Delegation

Receive Florida Politics' weekly newsletter with insights from D.C. to Florida.

Sign up for Jacksonville Bold

Receive A.G. Gankarski's weekly newsletter with insights from the 904 and beyond.

PETER SCHORSCH’S LATEST

Subway

Takeaways from Tallahassee — ‘Sub’limely offbeat court filings

We’ll kick off Takeaways with two of the more unusual lawsuits filed in Tallahassee’s circuit civil court this past week: …

Steph Smith selected for MavPac’s Future 40

Maverick PAC, the “premier conservative young professionals network,” has selected Steph Smith for inclusion in its “Future 40” Class of …

An inmate’s story highlights need for mandatory minimum drug sentencing reform

Florida’s mandatory minimum sentencing laws are working as planned, putting thousands of people behind bars for an extended period in …

The Delegation for 7.27.17 — Insights from the Beltway to the Sunshine State

Democrats “Better Deal” receives ho-hum response from Delegation President Donald Trump has been in office for six months. With all the tweets, …