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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Bill to require high-school students to take financial-literacy courses advances in Florida Senate

A proposal by Port Orange Republican Dorothy Hukill to require high-school students to take a half-credit of instruction in personal financial

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Joe Henderson: After Enterprise Florida fight, Rick Scott has little political capital left

Rick Scott went to Tallahassee in 2011 as an outsider. He often has operated like one as well, and not

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Could anti-Donald Trump quotes hurt Pat Neal’s chances of becoming CFO?

Not surprisingly, Donald Trump hasn’t been too keen in hiring those associated with the “Never Trump” movement of conservative policy who surfaced

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Richard Corcoran to pick Darryl Rouson, Tom Lee to constitution panel

House Speaker Richard Corcoran is expected to announce that Sen. Darryl Rouson, Rep. Chris Sprowls, and Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco will be among his nine

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Tom Lee files bill to protect Florida seniors in retirement communities

Tom Lee announced Wednesday he filed the “Protecting Florida Seniors from Financial Fraud Act,” seeking to safeguard Floridians in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

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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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Legislation to require unanimous jury rulings for the death penalty advances in Florida Senate

The state of Florida took another step towards the mainstream of American jurisprudence when a Senate committee Wednesday approved a proposal that would

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Richard Corcoran: ‘Zero’ chance Bucs get state money for stadium

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers shouldn’t hold their breath for any state subsidy to renovate Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. House Speaker

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Jeff Atwater’s surprise departure makes CFO job the hottest in state

Never mind who’s running for Governor in 2018, Floridians want to know which Republicans are in the running for Florida Chief Financial

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FMA agenda: Doctors want insurance companies to get out of their way

The Florida Medical Association released its legislative priorities for 2017; removing interference by insurance companies in doctor’s decisions about patient

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Senate Community Affairs Committee passes Florida Building Code reform

By unanimous vote, the Senate Community Affairs Committee passed a bill Tuesday that would change the way the state makes

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Bill Galvano’s higher-ed reform bills sail through Senate committee

Two bills that would increase Bright Future scholarship benefits and rework how colleges and universities measure progress and deal with

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Legislative hopefuls file to run in 2018, 2020

More lawmakers are gearing up for a re-election bid. State elections records show dozens of members of the state House

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Hillsborough County PTC may be on way out after local delegation approves bill to kill it

The troubled Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission was given a terminal diagnoses on Friday, after the members of the Hillsborough

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Hillsborough County PTC may be on way out after local delegation approves bill to kill it

The troubled Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission was given a terminal diagnoses on Friday, after the members of the Hillsborough

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Hillsborough County PTC may be on way out after local delegation approves bill to kill it

The troubled Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission was given a terminal diagnoses on Friday, after the members of the Hillsborough

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Hillsborough legislative delegation to meet December 16

With Tallahassee a four-hour drive away, the annual meeting of the Hillsborough County Legislative Delegation to be held in two

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Dana Young named to chair Health Care policy committee in Florida Senate

Dana Young has been named as chair of Health Care policy in the Florida state Senate. The South Tampa Republican, who

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Dana Young named to chair Health Care policy committee in Florida Senate

Dana Young has been named as chair of Health Care policy in the Florida state Senate. The South Tampa Republican, who

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Tom Lee files constitutional amendment on property taxes

State Sen. Tom Lee has filed a proposed constitutional amendment to keep “dramatic increases in annual property tax assessments” in

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Final round-up of the money chase in Tampa Bay’s legislative races

On Friday, candidates released their final campaign finance reports before Election Day, and reports out of Senate District 18 show

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Lawmakers get grim budget news for next year

Florida is likely to basically break even next year in terms of its state budget, lawmakers heard Monday. The Joint

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Bob Sparks: Despite court requirements, new congressional maps will put few incumbents at risk

The dartboard known as the draft Florida congressional district maps is receiving the kind of comments and attacks one might

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