Former state Sen. Dwight Bullard, in and out of the running for Florida Democratic Party chair since the election ended, is very much in the race again. Bullard was sworn in as state committeeman Tuesday evening in Gadsden County, more than 300 miles from his Miami-Dade family home. He is replacing Gadsden's Sam Palmer, who wanted to step aside to make way for the social studies teacher at Coral Reef Senior High School in South Florida.
Visit Florida will emerge from the budget process next year a slimmer creature than it is today, I've resigned myself to that. But I hope it won't mean sacrificing Florida tourism's considerable muscle.
It offends me to see good people lied about and dragged through the mud.
When the dust settles, the biggest loser in Election 2016 could be the Clinton Foundation.
The controversial Florida Supreme Court and civil courts in South Florida find themselves dubiously honored in fourth position on the American Tort Reform Foundation's 2016-2017 list of "Judicial Hellholes" -- putting them among the nation's most unfair courts in the handling of civil litigation.
For the first time since the Great Recession began in 2007, more than 50 percent of Floridians are more optimistic than pessimistic about the state's direction, according to a Florida Chamber poll just completed.
This column is a vehicle for a number of items in a bits-and-pieces, strictly opinion, sometimes irreverent format. Look for "Just Sayin'" to run once a week in this spot.
Conservative 5th District Court of Appeal Chief Judge C. Alan Lawson -- described in the most admiring of terms as "Justice Antonin Scalia meets Mother Teresa" -- is today Florida's newest Supreme Court justice.
Overnight, Dwight Bullard's political future went from rags to riches when Bernie Sanders, next to Barack Obama probably the most powerful Democrat in America, put out a call for Miami-Dade Dems to vote for the former state senator for county committeeman.
Florida's abortion law in all its collective parts is so unAmerican, so unconstitutional and, frankly, so offensive that any day this law is challenged in court is a day I'm ready to throw a party.