When it comes to holding NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer accountable, Florida Senate ignores own rules

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The Florida Senate is ignoring its own rules for how to conduct an investigation into whether

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Legislators seek investigations of Marion Hammer’s failure to disclose large fees from NRA

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Two state legislators filed formal complaints Thursday with the state, Senate and House oversight authorities seeking

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New Broward jail healthcare provider has grim history of lawsuits, deaths

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Poor medical care and at least 15 needless deaths at the Broward County Jail since 2010

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Donors violate Miami Beach’s campaign finance laws, but face no discipline

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Former Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Grieco derailed his political ascent by getting involved with a committee

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Lauren’s Kids funnels $3.1 million to politically connected public relations firm

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org A nonprofit run by Broward State Sen. Lauren Book and lavished with millions of dollars in

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Miami-Dade Schools give fat, multi-year lobbying contract to Trump-connected lobbyist

By William Gjebre FloridaBulldog.org Seeking an edge in Republican-dominated Washington politics, Miami-Dade public school officials awarded a federal lobbying contract

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Ms. Book goes to Tallahassee, sees no conflict voting $ for Lauren’s Kids or dad’s clients

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Freshman Broward State Sen. Lauren Book says she won’t abstain from voting on matters involving clients

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Tallahassee lobbyists have a learning moment about ethics reform

House ethics guru Don Rubottom wrote a poem to explain what the chamber’s new ethics regime is all about: “If

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Senate and House not that different, Joe Negron says

Senate President Joe Negron said his approach to budgeting isn’t that different from fellow Republican and House Speaker Richard Corcoran. Negron

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How to get around Richard Corcoran’s new rules — Volume 2

Second in a series. Most people are familiar with this joke about lawyers. Q: What do you call 2,000 lawyers

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John Thrasher finally free to lobby for FSU

John Thrasher has registered to lobby for Florida State University, two years after his installation as the university’s president. Under

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Richard Corcoran blazing his own leadership trail

House Speaker-designate Richard Corcoran grins widely when you suggest he’s stealing a page from the “progressive” politics playbook. The Land

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Richard Corcoran rolls out new rules, says House will ‘set the standard for others’

The new rules of the Florida House of Representatives, among other things, will increase the ban on former members lobbying

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Richard Corcoran to lobbyists: Cool your jets

Florida House members better get used to flying commercial. House Speaker-designate Richard Corcoran is expected to announce new rules Thursday,

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Broward Health begins lobbyist registration – 12 years and millions in contracts late

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Broward Health’s long-lost lobbyist registration policy is, at last, resurrected. Lobbyists looking to influence district policy

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Diane Roberts: Charm and grace again flow downhill from Capitol

OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – Another Special Session! Why, it’s just like Christmas – minus the joy. Minus the presents, too. While

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Peter Schorsch: Richard Corcoran, Lucius Cornelius Sulla, and the idea of reforming Tallahassee

Before Augustus and Marc Antony and before Julius Caesar and Spartacus and everyone else you can barely remember from Latin

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