What did Tim Tebow do to earn the scorn of a no-class outfit like the New York Jets? Yahoo's Les Carpenter asks a good question in a story on the 'net Monday.
Adam Putnam-for-Governor hopefuls probably should wrap it up for this cycle. The popular Republican secretary of agriculture and consumer services quietly filed for reelection on Monday.
Putnam already has attracted Democratic opposition -- Thad Hamilton, who served on the Broward Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors.
Allison McCoy, senior vice president of marketing for Spectrum Gaming Group, described her company's mission at the Florida Gaming Congress in February. She told Sunshine State News, "Our job is to tell people not what they want to hear but what they need to know."
Now Spectrum will be telling Florida what it needs to know about its gaming future -- officially.
Adam Johnson | Credit: Robert Durell
Adam Johnson, son-in-law of Rep. Gayle Harrell, R-Port St. Lucie, has been awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, for "The Orphan Master's Son," a novel about North Korea.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued a statement Monday following the marathon finish-line bombings in Boston:
"Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Boston. I've asked the Florida Division of Emergency Management to be on standby to provide any assistance needed to help first responders on the ground in Boston. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement also stands ready to provide any support services needed."
Flamboyant Democrat Alan Grayson took to the airwaves in 2010 to knock Grover Norquist all over the neighborhood for his Taxpayer Protection Pledge, but now look: Grayson is teaming with a left-wing compadre in California, Mark Takano, to sign up members of Congress on an Norquist-imitation pledge of their own.
Gov. Rick Scott signed into law 19 bills on Wednesday. The governor's office provided the following list:
Does Gov. Rick Scott think "the Legislature did the right thing"?
Oh, I think he does.
Six is enough, Governor. You said it SIX TIMES ... in the course of a two-minute press gaggle! Check it out.
In case no one else is telling you, you really do need to elevate your off-the-cuff schtick before you travel much further down the campaign trail.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., issued the following statement in response to the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher:
"I join Margaret Thatcher’s family and the British people in mourning the loss of one of the 20th century’s most consequential leaders.
Gov. Rick Scott has tapped Rep. Dana Young, R-Tampa, to be his designee on the Florida Defense Support Task Force.
The task force is an entity Scott and the Legislature formed to preserve, protect and enhance Florida's military missions and installations.