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Winners and Losers in Florida's 2018 Primaries

August 29, 2018 - 4:30pm

Many had predicted 2018 would be "the Year of the Woman" in Florida.  Instead, it turned into the "Year of Party Extremes" -- a year when moderates fell, when both party bases flexed their muscles, when pollsters demonstrated a surprising fallibility in a political climate dominated by technology and social media. 

2017 Winners and Losers in Florida

December 30, 2017 - 6:00am

In a year of shock and awe -- even counting bad-tempered Irma -- men behaving badly easily topped Florida news in 2017, and most certainly they dominate the state losers list, too. Here's a list of Sunshine State News' top winners and losers:  

2017 Legislative Session's Winners and Losers

May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
Richard Corcoran and Joe Negron

The words "first, do no harm" should be embedded in every legislative swearing in. What a shame it's too late for the 2017 legislative session.

2016 Legislative Session Winners and Losers

March 12, 2016 - 7:00am

As legislative sessions go, 2016's came in like a lion and went out like a lamb. 

The Legislature that Betrayed Florida Republicans

August 21, 2015 - 2:00pm

In recent years, Florida Republicans have contrasted the way government is run in the Sunshine State with the dysfunction in Washington, D.C., insisting things were run smoothly in Tallahassee. That fiction was exposed Friday as the two chambers of the state Legislature were at each other’s throats over congressional redistricting. 

Florida Delegation Stands Fast Behind Graham's Bill to Save Oyster Industry

May 27, 2015 - 12:30am

Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham's "Apalachicola Bay Restoration Act" has attracted the support of more than 20 other members of the Florida delegation, all of whom are co-sponsoring the bill to save the oyster industry in North Florida.

On Tuesday, Democrat Graham unveiled the legislation, which mandates the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers “consider fresh water flow to the Apalachicola Bay in their water management plans.”

Winners and Losers in the 2015 Florida Legislature

Our 2014 Florida Legislature Winners and Losers

Jeb Is a Thorn in Any Democrat's Side, Says Nan Rich -- Except Charlie Crist's

David Wilkins Resigns at DCF; Rick Scott Names Esther Jacobo as Interim Secretary


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