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.
Democratic Candidate are courting a group which may not have favored them in the past.
Charlie Crist has been endorsed by Florida’s largest gay rights group in his run for Governor.
The arms race continues between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist.
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.
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.
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.
The Florida House has approved a bill allowing students who are living in the country illegally to qualify for in-state college tuition.