Bye-Bye to Florida’s blind trust law and the protections it gave to Rick Scott and his vast wealth

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org To little notice last week, the Legislature voted unanimously to repeal Florida’s failed blind trust statute

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Committee hearing delayed on Anitere Flores’ tax swap legislation

A committee test turned into an anticlimax Wednesday for a Senate bill that would trade a tax break for insurance

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Bring on the orange juice: Denise Grimsley schedules breakfast fundraiser for March 7

It’s never too early in the day to start fundraising. Sen. Denise Grimsley is scheduled to hold a fundraising reception

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Senate Appropriations votes 14-2 to OK gambling bill, now cleared for Senate floor

A wide-sweeping gambling bill is now ready to be heard by the full Senate when the 2017 Legislative Session kicks

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Senate committee OK’s 3 bills: job protection, veteran IDs, emergency management

Three bills were passed unanimously Tuesday by members of the Senate Military and Veteran’s Affairs, Space and Domestic Security Committee

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Impressive roster of GOP state leaders lineup for Ed Hooper Tallahassee fundraiser

Clearwater Republican Ed Hooper is assembling an impressive number of high-profile state lawmakers for a Tallahassee reception next month. Hooper,

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Alimony reform bill filed for 2017

State Rep. Colleen Burton will try again to overhaul the state’s alimony law, filing a bill on Wednesday. The Lakeland

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Blaise Ingoglia touts support from state senators in Florida GOP chair re-election bid

Nearly a dozen state senators are throwing their support behind Blaise Ingoglia’s bid to keep his job as chairman of

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ACLU files suit challenging Florida law requiring those who advise a woman considering an abortion to register with the state

A host of groups and individuals – led by the Florida ACLU – have filed a lawsuit in the U.S

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Wilton Simpson appointed Senate Majority Leader for 2016-18 term

Sen. Wilton Simpson has been appointed Senate Majority Leader for the 2016-18 legislative term, marking the second term in a

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Bill Rufty: Will I-4, Polk County Go Blue?

Tuesday will reveal whether the I-4 Corridor is still an important swing corridor or whether it has become an important

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