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John Morgan: I'm Leaving the Democratic Party

November 25, 2017 - 4:45pm
John Morgan

Once rumored to be a possible frontrunner for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Orlando superattorney John Morgan is leaving the party.

Lori Berman Tenders Resignation from Florida House to Run for Vacant Senate Post

November 22, 2017 - 11:30am
Lori Berman and Jeff Clemens

State Rep. Lori Berman will be resigning from her post in the Florida House of Representatives and making a run for an open Palm Beach County Senate seat, Berman announced Tuesday. The Lantana Democrat tendered her resignation in an official letter sent to Secretary of State Ken Detzner on Tuesday. Berman’s resignation will be effective April 9 of next year.

Veteran Family Files Complaint Against Florida Department of Health Over Medical Marijuana License Delay

November 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

A group of families and a medical marijuana nursery are taking legal action against the Florida Department of Health for failing to meet the October deadline to dole out five new licenses to cultivate and sell medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. 

Florida Welcomes Record 88 Million Tourists in 2017

November 20, 2017 - 5:15pm

Florida welcomed a record number of tourists to the state during the first nine months of 2017, according to the latest estimates from the state tourism agency. 

FDP President Sally Boynton Brown Resigns Amidst Sexual Harassment Controversy

November 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Sally Boynton Brown

Florida Democratic Party president Sally Boynton Brown has resigned amidst a flurry of controversy when two former party staffers said she “enabled” FDP chairman Stephen Bittel’s “creepy” and “inappropriate” behavior towards female staffers.

Race for FDP Chair Grows as Judy Mount Drops Out, Terrie Rizzo Declares Candidacy

November 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Judy Mount and Terrie Rizzo

State Democrats are gearing up for their time in the limelight -- and a short-lived campaign trail -- as they prepare for the race to replace Florida Democratic Party chairman Stephen Bittel as the head of the state organization.

Judy Mount, FDP Interim Chair? Not So Fast, Say Party Bylaws

November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
Judy Mount and Stephen Bittel

Judy Mount says she is the interim chair of the Florida Democratic Party, but party bylaws say otherwise -- and it appears the FDP will actually be without a chair until they meet to select a replacement for Stephen Bittel in December.

Rat Race to Replace Stephen Bittel as FDP Chair Begins

November 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Judy Mount, Stephen Bittel and Alan Clendenin

It’s deja vu all over again as the Florida Democratic Party is once more looking for a new chairman.

Stephen Bittel Resigns as FDP Chair After Creating 'Demeaning' Workplace for Women

‘Creepy’ FDP Chair Stephen Bittel Faces Accusations of Inappropriate Behavior, Comments Towards Women


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