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'Carpetbagger' Ex-Rep Daisy Baez Pleads Guilty to Perjury Charges

November 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
Daisy Baez

Former state lawmaker Daisy Baez pleaded guilty to charges of perjury for lying about her address on a voter registration form on Wednesday, exactly a week after she resigned from the Florida House of Representatives.

Florida Chamber, Expert Team Up with Harrell, Mayfield to Push Septic-to-Sewer Conversion Efforts

November 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Septic Tanks

Two Treasure Coast lawmakers are teaming up with the Florida Chamber of Commerce to help lessen septic tank runoff to the Indian River Lagoon in hopes of paving a way to cleaner water for Florida’s Treasure and Space Coasts -- and they're joined by the Florida Chamber of Commerce and an expert who all say septic-to-sewer conversion is the key to cleaning Florida's waterways.

Incumbent Kriseman Knocks Baker Out for Second Term as St. Pete Mayor

November 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
Rick Kriseman and Rick Baker

The battle of the Ricks ended Tuesday evening in St. Petersburg when incumbent mayor Rick Kriseman bested former mayor Rick Baker in one of the hardest-fought elections in the city’s history.

Florida House Reignites Fight to Ban Sanctuary Cities

November 7, 2017 - 3:15pm

A bill banning “sanctuary cities” in Florida passed its first and only legislative committee stop on Tuesday and will now head to the Florida House of Representatives during the 2018 legislative session.

Rick Scott: Sexual Harassment Allegations against Jack Latvala 'Disgusting'

November 6, 2017 - 12:15pm
Rick Scott and Jack Latvala

Sen. Jack Latvala’s house of cards continued to fall Monday as the state's head honcho -- Gov. Rick Scott -- weighed in on allegations Latvala sexually harassed multiple women in Tallahassee. 

Latvala Loses Budget Chief Job Amidst Sexual Harassment Investigation

November 6, 2017 - 11:45am
Rob Bradley, Jack Latvala and Wilton Simpson

Sen. Jack Latvala has lost his position as Senate Budget Chair in the wake of a series of allegations of sexual harassment from six women in Tallahassee.

Scott Pushes for Tax Cut Holidays, Rolling Back Driver's License Fees

November 6, 2017 - 11:00am
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a $180 million plan to cut taxes as part of a plan he says will help Florida families, his office announced Monday.

Six Women Accuse Jack Latvala of Sexual Harassment

November 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
Jack Latvala

Senate Budget Chief Jack Latvala has been accused by six women of sexual harassment, the latest chapter to unfold in an explosive week in Florida politics. 

In Orlando, Mike Pence Says America 'More Optimistic than Ever'

November 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
Mike Pence

Vice President Mike Pence paid a visit to the Republican Party of Florida in Orlando, headlining the party’s annual fundraiser Thursday evening. 

Rick Scott Heads to Puerto Rico to Speed Up Hurricane Maria Recovery Efforts

November 3, 2017 - 1:15pm

Gov. Rick Scott paid another visit to Puerto Rico on Friday as part of a larger mission to help the struggling island recover from Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm which made landfall and ravaged the area nearly two months ago.


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