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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Janet Cruz and Oscar Braynon slam quality of Rick Scott’s jobs

Democratic leaders Janet Cruz of the House of Representatives and Oscar Braynon of the Florida Senate slammed Gov. Rick Scott‘s

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2017 Legislative Session preview: Oscar Braynon on juvenile justice, incentives and Chance the Rapper

This is the first legislative session that South Florida’s Oscar Braynon II will be the Senate’s Democratic Leader. The 40-year-old,

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Craft beer debate includes … Chance the Rapper?

Craft brewers can thank Chance the Rapper for getting this year’s beer bill over its first legislative hurdle. The Senate

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Oscar Braynon calls for emergency declaration on heroin

Citing reports that heroin and fentanyl overdose deaths and public health costs are exploding in numbers in Florida, Senate Minority

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Latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round

With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the

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Senate Rules Committee stands its ground on Stand Your Ground

The latest Stand Your Ground expansion proposal won overwhelming approval from the Florida Senate Rules Committee Thursday after advocates said

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Oscar Braynon: gun legislation is about ‘reality not philosophy’

Florida Senate Democratic Leader Oscar Braynon considers 2nd Amendment arguments to be about philosophy and he’d  much rather talk about

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Jeff Clemens is bullish on Florida Democratic Senate’s chances in 2018

Although Florida Democrats failed to improve their numbers of members in the state Senate in 2016, Jeff Clemens is feeling

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Senate Democratic leader Oscar Braynon wants Ken Detzner to look into Donald Trump’s voter fraud claims

Florida Senate Democratic leader Oscar Braynon penned a letter to Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner on Wednesday, urging him to

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Janet Cruz okay with new House rules, but shot down one proposal

House Minority Leader Janet Cruz is generally supportive of the ambitious new rules proposed by House Speaker Richard Corcoran that were unanimously approved by

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Joe Negron formally elected as Senate President

Senate President Joe Negron can drop the “designate” from his title. Florida senators voted unanimously to elect Negron as the

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AFP-Florida supportive of new House rules

Following the adoption by the Florida House of Representatives of new rules designed to make state government more transparent and

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Senate Democrats elect Oscar Braynon as Democratic leader

Senate Democrats have a new leader, voting unanimously Monday to name Sen. Oscar Braynon as the Minority Leader for the

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Gov. Scott to get first state Supreme Court pick

Florida Supreme Court Justice James Perry announced Monday he is stepping down Dec. 30, which will give Gov. Rick Scott

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