Allegations of financial misconduct by the states two leading candidates for governor have been tossed out by Florida’s election commission. Since March, supporters of both former Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott have filed a long list of complaints which dealt with alleged election law violations.
Charlie Crist has been endorsed by Florida’s largest gay rights group in his run for Governor.
Scott’s latest bid to redo his image came Monday when Florida joined more than three dozen other states in the nation that offer in-state tuition rates to high school students living in the country illegally.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged Thursday to spend $1 billion upgrading the state’s ports over his two terms in office if he is re-elected.
The trial to determine whether state legislators broke the law while drawing-up new political maps got underway Monday.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been given the “nudge” to run for president in 2016 by House Speaker John Boehner.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio does not plan to endorse David Rivera in the Republican primary. The Florida senator and Rivera, who is running for the 26th Congressional District seat, have been allies before.
A pair of candidates for U.S. Congress are banking on name recognition to boost their campaigns. During a campaign stop at the Worm Gruntin’ Festival in the conservative panhandle, U.S. House candidate Gwen Graham listened to voter after voter recount fond memories of her father, Bob, who towered over Florida politics for more than a quarter-century as governor and U.S. senator.
Lawmakers passed an election-year budget of $77.1 billion — the largest state spending plan in history — before closing out the 2014 legislative session and heading home to campaign.
The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would expand the private school voucher program to middle-income families.