Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist has tapped a University of South Florida graduate to be his campaign manager.
Former Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera will be sworn in as lieutenant governor on Monday.
Not many political issues enjoy a broad base of bipartisan support, but one such issue in the state of Florida is raising the minimum wage.
With Florida’s political world gearing up for a costly, divisive campaign, Democrat Charlie Crist continues to hold a comfortable lead over Republican incumbent Rick Scott in the battle for the governor’s office, a poll released Thursday shows.
Florida politicians gathered Wednesday to attend the 20th annual legislative planning session, hosted by The Associated Press. Democratic gubernational hopeful Charlie Crist had nothing good to say about Governor Rick Scott while Senator Nan Rich, another Democrat, didn’t have anything complimentary to say about either.
The Florida Supreme Court has approved a medical marijuana ballot initiative for the November election.
Governor Rick Scott will ask state legislators for more money for public schools this year, though it’s less than half of what he asked for last year.
Florida Democrats have criticized Gov. Rick Scott for failing to provide leadership or take ownership over the state’s troubled $63 million unemployment website.
As the 2014 election cycle kicks into gear, Governor Rick Scott is now calling for more spending, specifically $30 million a year on a new job training program.
Tamarac commissioners have chosen one of their own, Harry Dressler, to take over the mayor’s position. The commission made the appointment after current Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco was suspended for a second time by Gov. Rick Scott last Friday.