After months of speculation, former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ ended it all Friday night by tweeting, “Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President @BarackObama!”
It’s still more than two years away from another gubernatorial election, but a political action committee closely aligned with Governor Rick Scott is already raking in the cash, according to the News Service of Florida.
Florida Governor Rick Scott didn’t win a majority of the popular vote when he was elected and his approval ratings have been among the worst in the country. A new poll found Scott’s approval rating once again struggling and that wasn’t even the worst news.
Looking toward the 2014 election, the Republican Party is gearing up ad campaign in an effort to keep Rick Scott in office.
A Democrat from Weston is declaring herself the first person to challenge Governor Rick Scott in the 2014 gubernatorial race.
State Senators are back at work in a special session trying to come up with a way to fix their redistricting map so it meets the approval of Florida’s Supreme Court which threw out their first version.
An education bill which Democrats view as a giveaway to the charter school industry at the expense of public schools is one vote away from being killed in the Florida Senate.
With eyes on the proverbial clock, Florida lawmakers agreed on Sunday night to deep cuts to hospitals and other health care programs as part of their effort to reach a deal on a new state budget.
Plans to redraw the political boundaries of the state Senate and Florida’s congressional delegations passed the upper chamber by broad margin even as opponents bitterly argued the maps are aimed at protecting political incumbents.
A Senate bill that would clear the way for resort casinos in Florida will be revamped, after lawmakers raised a flurry of questions Wednesday about issues such as the impact on longstanding pari-mutuel facilities.