Florida voters overwhelmingly support an increase in the state’s minimum wage, according to a Quinnipiac University poll that was released Thursday.
Florida Democrats have criticized Gov. Rick Scott for failing to provide leadership or take ownership over the state’s troubled $63 million unemployment website.
Republicans in Congress are set to take the nation’s credit rating hostage again in the next few weeks.
Roughly two out of three Americans are unhappy with the current distribution of income and wealth in the United States, according to the latest Gallup Poll.
The Republican Party of Florida is holding its annual meeting this weekend. Both Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi are scheduled to speak.
Jeff Atwater will remain the state’s chief financial officer after a committee at Florida Atlantic University left his name off a list of three finalists for the school’s presidency.
By all accounts, 2013 should have been a quiet year in politics. In Washington, the President was riding high after an easy re-election. In Tallahassee, the Republicans remained in firm control of the state’s government. And locally, there were no major elections to embarrass South Florida.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Rick Scott rode to office on the tea party wave in 2010, but Americans appear to be tiring of the ideological rigidity of the tea party. However, that doesn’t meant their power is waning in Congress.
A political committee raising money for Charlie Crist’s gubernatorial campaign has also shown support for the former governor’s party.