Legislative ‘sprinkle’ adds extra half-million dollars to state senator’s nonprofit, quietly doubling state payout to Lauren’s Kids

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org In the waning days of the most recent Florida legislative session, it appeared the nonprofit agency

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Miami judge seals high-profile defamation suit filed after state dropped child sex abuse case

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Peter Lopez has sealed all court records in a high-profile defamation lawsuit brought

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Businessman accused of child molestation sues alleging defamation, smear campaign

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org A South Miami-Dade couple launched a smear campaign with the assistance of mega-lobbyist Ron Book to

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State Sen. Lauren Book seeks restraining order to silence protester

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org As Broward State Sen. Lauren Book prepares for her annual walk to raise awareness about child

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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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Using ethics loophole, Sen. Lauren Book votes to give her nonprofit $1.5 million

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Broward State Sen. Lauren Book voted “yes” last month to approve a state appropriations bill that

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Lauren’s Kids racks up six-figure donations via auto tag registration renewals

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org In January, Broward County car owners who received their auto tag renewal notices also got a

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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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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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Déjà vu all over again in lobbyist compensation reports

The latest lobbyist compensation reports may have readers think they’re seeing in triple vision. For the third quarter, the top

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