News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en Former Transportation Maestro Ananth Prasad a Good Man to Recognize http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/former-transportation-maestro-ananth-prasad-good-man-recognize <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 8:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/former-transportation-maestro-ananth-prasad-good-man-recognize"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Sunrail_prasad.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="122" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/former-transportation-maestro-ananth-prasad-good-man-recognize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/former-transportation-maestro-ananth-prasad-good-man-recognize#comments Ananth Prasad FDOT Florida Chamber Foundation Florida Department of Transportation Forida Chamber of Commerce HNTB Corp. Jeb Bush Jim Boxold Mark Wilson News Rick Scott Tony Carvajal Columns Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:04:20 +0000 Nancy Smith 5959031 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Backroom Briefing: Scott Still Sticking to the Script http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-rick-scott-still-sticking-script <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 7:14 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/backroom-briefing-rick-scott-still-sticking-script"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscott-sunshinestatenews_11.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="133" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-rick-scott-still-sticking-script" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-rick-scott-still-sticking-script#comments News Politics Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:16:15 +0000 Chris Moran 5959004 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Abortion Protesters Don't Count? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/abortion-protesters-dont-count <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/l-brent-bozell-and-tim-graham">L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 4:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> Hundreds of thousands of protesters descend on Washington every January to "March for Life," protesting the horror of more than a million abortions in America every year. Every year the "news" outlets report next to nothing, even when their reporters are there documenting the event as their cameras film it.<a href="/story/abortion-protesters-dont-count"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/l-brent-bozell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/abortion-protesters-dont-count" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/abortion-protesters-dont-count#comments News Columns Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:40:16 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5958940 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Focused on Foreign Policy, Lindsey Graham Tests the 2016 Waters http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/focused-foreign-policy-lindsey-graham-tests-2016-waters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 3:10 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/focused-foreign-policy-lindsey-graham-tests-2016-waters"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/lindseygraham-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="156" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/focused-foreign-policy-lindsey-graham-tests-2016-waters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/focused-foreign-policy-lindsey-graham-tests-2016-waters#comments 2016 foreign policy George H.W. Bush John McCain Lee Atwater Lindsey Graham Mitt Romney News Newt Gingrich Security Through Strength PAC South Carolina Strom Thurmond Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:54:53 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958888 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Third Try for Senate No Charm; Dems Need Charlie Crist to Stay Home in 2016 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/third-time-senate-not-charm-dems-need-charlie-crist-stay-home-2016 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 2:31 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/third-time-senate-not-charm-dems-need-charlie-crist-stay-home-2016"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecrist-sunshinestatenews_11.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="134" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/third-time-senate-not-charm-dems-need-charlie-crist-stay-home-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/third-time-senate-not-charm-dems-need-charlie-crist-stay-home-2016#comments 2016 Alan Grayson Alex Sink Bill Nelson Charlie Crist Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democrats Gwen Graham Marco Rubio News Patrick Murphy Peter Schorsch Rick Scott Saint Petersblog Ted Deutch Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:35:00 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958875 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Congressmen Propose $479 Billion in Cuts to Federal Waste http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-congressmen-propose-479-billion-cuts-federal-waste <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 2:20 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/florida-congressmen-propose-479-billion-cuts-federal-waste"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/davidjollypatrickmurphy-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="116" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-congressmen-propose-479-billion-cuts-federal-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-congressmen-propose-479-billion-cuts-federal-waste#comments accountability and Efficiency Act Carlos Curbelo Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Congress Congressional Budget Office David Jolly federal waste fraud House News Patrick Murphy Save Act savings U.S. House Value Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:31:43 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958858 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Carlos Curbelo Turns to Education Issues in Congress http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carlos-curbelo-turns-education-issues-congress <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 1:05 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/carlos-curbelo-turns-education-issues-congress"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/carloscurbelo-sunshinestatenews_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="150" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carlos-curbelo-turns-education-issues-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carlos-curbelo-turns-education-issues-congress#comments Carlos Curbelo Frederica Wilson House Early Childhood Elementary and Secondary Education and the Higher Education Subcommittee House Education and the Workforce Committee House Health Employment Labor and Pensions Subcommittee. House Workforce Protections Subcommittee House Workforce Training Subcommittee Joe Garcia John Kline Miami Dade School Board News Todd Rokita Virginia Foxx Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:42:40 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958830 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Buchanan Bill Makes it Easier for Small Businesses to Offer Retirement Plans http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vern-buchanan-offers-bill-making-it-easier-small-businesses-offer-retirement-plans <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 12:35 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/vern-buchanan-offers-bill-making-it-easier-small-businesses-offer-retirement-plans"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/vernbuchananronkind-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="109" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vern-buchanan-offers-bill-making-it-easier-small-businesses-offer-retirement-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vern-buchanan-offers-bill-making-it-easier-small-businesses-offer-retirement-plans#comments 401(k)s American Benefits Council and Principal Financial Group Congress House IRAs MEPs multiple employer plans News Retirement Security Act of 2015 retirements Ron Kind Senate small businesses Susan Collins the American Council of Life Insurers U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vern Buchanan Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:04:53 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958816 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com John Mica Wields His Sixth Gavel in Congress, Taking Over Transportation and Public Assets Subcommittee http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/john-mica-wields-his-sixth-gavel-congress-taking-over-transportation-and-public-assets-subcomm <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 12:25 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/john-mica-wields-his-sixth-gavel-congress-taking-over-transportation-and-public-assets-subcomm"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/johnmica-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="156" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/john-mica-wields-his-sixth-gavel-congress-taking-over-transportation-and-public-assets-subcomm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/john-mica-wields-his-sixth-gavel-congress-taking-over-transportation-and-public-assets-subcomm#comments Congress House House Aviation Subcommittee House Civil Service Subcommittee House Criminal Justice Drug Policy Subcommittee House Government Operations Subcommittee House Highway Subcommittee House National Security Subcommittee House Oversight and Government Reform Committee House Rail Subcommittee House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee House Transportation and Public Assets Subcommittee House Transportation Committee Jason Chaffetz John Mica News OGR Committee U.S. House Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:41:03 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958804 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Graham: New Subcommittee Assignments Will Help N. Florida Ag, Military http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gwen-graham-new-subcommittee-assignments-will-help-north-florida-agriculture-and-military <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 11:50 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/gwen-graham-new-subcommittee-assignments-will-help-north-florida-agriculture-and-military"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/gwengraham-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="145" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a 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http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ron-desantis-looks-pull-plug-congressional-pensions <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 11:15 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/ron-desantis-looks-pull-plug-congressional-pensions"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rondesantis-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="105" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ron-desantis-looks-pull-plug-congressional-pensions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ron-desantis-looks-pull-plug-congressional-pensions#comments Congress congressional pensions End Pensions in Congress Act EPIC Act House Freedom Caucus Mike Mulvaney News Reid Ribble Rod Blum Ron DeSantis Thomas Massie Trey Gowdy Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:25:22 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958780 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Reports Offer Dueling Takes on Jobs, Florida Economy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/reports-offer-dueling-takes-jobs-and-floridas-economy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 10:45 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/reports-offer-dueling-takes-jobs-and-floridas-economy"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/georgelemieuxalicevickersdominiccalabro-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="78" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/reports-offer-dueling-takes-jobs-and-floridas-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/reports-offer-dueling-takes-jobs-and-floridas-economy#comments Alice Vickers CFED Corporation for Enterprise Development Dominic Calabro Economy Florida Florida Alliance for Consumer Protection Florida TaxWatch Florida TaxWatch’s Center for Competitive Florida George LeMieux jobs News Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:02:23 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958776 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Nature of the Game http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-155 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span 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class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 6:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/bill-nelson-marco-rubio-break-conservatives-and-liberals-syria"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubiotedyohobillnelson-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="78" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-nelson-marco-rubio-break-conservatives-and-liberals-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-nelson-marco-rubio-break-conservatives-and-liberals-syria#comments Alan Grayson Barack Obama Barbara Lee Bill Nelson Bill Posey Common Core Congress Curt Clawson IS Islamic State Jeff Miller Jesse Jackson John Conyers Marco Rubio NAFTA News Pat Buchanan Senate Syria Tom Rooney Politics Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:21:21 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958657 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Will Florida Allow Drones to Survey Agriculture? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-florida-allow-drones-survey-agriculture <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 6:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/will-florida-allow-drones-survey-agriculture"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/pc_drone_6_web.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="134" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-florida-allow-drones-survey-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-florida-allow-drones-survey-agriculture#comments Adam Putnam Drone Joe Negron News Ritch Workman UAV Politics Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:01:12 +0000 Copy Editor1 5958226 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Democrats Unveil 2015 Agenda for Florida Legislature http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/democrats-unveil-2015-agenda-florida-legislature <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 6:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/democrats-unveil-2015-agenda-florida-legislature"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/atheniajoynermarkpafford-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" 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class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 5:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/freshman-carlos-curbelo-claims-big-role-transportation"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/carloscurbelo-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/freshman-carlos-curbelo-claims-big-role-transportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/freshman-carlos-curbelo-claims-big-role-transportation#comments Aviation Subcommittee Bill Shuster Carlos Curbelo Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Congress David Rivera Economic Development Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee Joe Garcia News U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Politics Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:58:05 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958615 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio Takes Over Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, Expands Foreign Policy Credentials http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-takes-over-western-hemisphere-subcommittee-expands-foreign-policy-credentials <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 5:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-takes-over-western-hemisphere-subcommittee-expands-foreign-policy-credentials"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubio-sunshinestatenews_5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="129" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a 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class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 5:15 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/budget-proposal-offers-record-funding-florida-schools"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottpamstewart-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="117" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/budget-proposal-offers-record-funding-florida-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/budget-proposal-offers-record-funding-florida-schools#comments budget Education Florida Department of Education Gary Chartrand News Pam Stewart proposal Rapid Response Start-up Grant program Rick Scott State Board of Education STEM degrees Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:04:54 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5958576 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Pam Bondi Defends Rick Scott's Handling of FDLE Firing But Blames Governor's Staff http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-defends-rick-scotts-handling-fdle-firing-blames-governors-staff <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 4:51 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/pam-bondi-defends-rick-scotts-handling-fdle-firing-blames-governors-staff"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/pambondi-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="143" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-defends-rick-scotts-handling-fdle-firing-blames-governors-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-defends-rick-scotts-handling-fdle-firing-blames-governors-staff#comments Barbara Peterson FDLE First Amendment Foundation Florida Department of Law Enforcement Gerald Bailey human trafficking Kamala Harris Lizbeth Benacquisto News Pam Bondi Pat Gleason Pill Mills Rick Scott Ross Spano Same Sex Marriage Supreme Court Politics Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:15:21 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958584 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott, Arthenia Joyner Exchange Shots Over FDLE Firing http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-arthenia-joyner-exchange-fire-over-fdle-firing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen-and-kevin-derby">Allison Nielsen and Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 11:50 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-arthenia-joyner-exchange-fire-over-fdle-firing"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottartheniajoyner-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="112" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-arthenia-joyner-exchange-fire-over-fdle-firing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-arthenia-joyner-exchange-fire-over-fdle-firing#comments Arthenia Joyner Bobby Jindal FDLE Florida Department of Law Enforcement Gerald Bailey Kevin McCarty Melissa Sellers News Rick Scott Ron Henderson Politics Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:33:13 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958473 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Jeff Atwater Wades Into FDLE Controversy, Outlines Legislative Agenda http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-atwater-wades-fdle-controversy-outlines-legislative-agenda <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 11:45 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/jeff-atwater-wades-fdle-controversy-outlines-legislative-agenda"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jeffatwater-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="115" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-atwater-wades-fdle-controversy-outlines-legislative-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-atwater-wades-fdle-controversy-outlines-legislative-agenda#comments FDLE financial literacy Florida Cabinet Florida Department of Law Enforcement Gerald Bailey insurance fraud Jeff Atwater Kevin McCarty News Rick Scott Politics Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:21:31 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958471 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott Makes $673 Million in Tax Cuts the Showpiece of Budget Proposal http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-makes-673-million-tax-cuts-showcase-budget-proposal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 11:14 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-makes-673-million-tax-cuts-showcase-budget-proposal"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscott-sunshinestatenews_9.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="137" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-makes-673-million-tax-cuts-showcase-budget-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-makes-673-million-tax-cuts-showcase-budget-proposal#comments 2015 budget Communication Service Taxes corporate tax exemption CST taxes education education spending manufacturing sales tax Medicaid expansion News Rick Scott Tax Cuts Politics Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:16:34 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958468 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The Sacrifice of Sarah Palin http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/sacrifice-sarah-palin <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kathleen-parker">Kathleen Parker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 10:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- When Democrats were looking for evidence of a Republican war on women, they overlooked Exhibit A -- Sarah Palin.<br /></p> <p>This isn't to say that Palin was part of the war on women, though many Democrats would say so. Rather she was one of the war's most conspicuous victims -- fragged, you might say -- by her own troops. </p><a href="/story/sacrifice-sarah-palin"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/kathleen-parker-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/sacrifice-sarah-palin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/sacrifice-sarah-palin#comments News Columns Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:33:29 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5958437 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Medical Marijuana: Let's Go for a Better, Passable Bill http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-lets-go-better-passable-bill <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/barney-bishop">Barney Bishop</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 9:30 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Ever since Amendment 2 on medical marijuana went down, there has been much discussion about how to proceed.</p><a href="/story/medical-marijuana-lets-go-better-passable-bill"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/barney-bishop-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-lets-go-better-passable-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-lets-go-better-passable-bill#comments Amendment 2 Max Planck medical marijuana National Institute of Drug Abuse News NIDA Ole Miss pot SB 1030 Scripps Shands Torrey Pines Columns Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:11:45 +0000 Nancy Smith 5958400 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Watch Your Back http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-121 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-121"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_130.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-121" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-121#comments Cartoons News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:22:01 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5958371 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hutson, Stevenson and Renner Win Legislative Special Election Primaries http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/travis-hutson-cyndi-stevenson-and-paul-renner-win-legislative-special-election-primaries <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 27, 2015 9:07 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/travis-hutson-cyndi-stevenson-and-paul-renner-win-legislative-special-election-primaries"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/paulrennertravishutsoncyndistevenson-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="77" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/travis-hutson-cyndi-stevenson-and-paul-renner-win-legislative-special-election-primaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/travis-hutson-cyndi-stevenson-and-paul-renner-win-legislative-special-election-primaries#comments Adam Morley Cyndi Stevenson Danielle Anderson David Cox Dennis McDonald Doc Renuart Florida Legislature House Jack Capra Jay Fant John Thrasher Judy Stevens Mary Anne Boczek Mike Davis News Paul Renner Ron Sanchez Senate Travis Hutson Politics Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:11:04 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958369 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Senate Bill Targets Troubled Prison System http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-bill-targets-troubled-prison-system <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jim-saunders-news-service-florida">Jim Saunders News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 27, 2015 8:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/senate-bill-targets-troubled-prison-system"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/prisoner-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="114" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-bill-targets-troubled-prison-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-bill-targets-troubled-prison-system#comments News Politics Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:27:45 +0000 Chris Moran 5958319 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com After Failed Challenge to John Boehner, Dan Webster Expands Subcommittee Role http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/after-failed-challenge-john-boehner-dan-webster-expands-role-transportation-and-infrastructure <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 27, 2015 5:25 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/after-failed-challenge-john-boehner-dan-webster-expands-role-transportation-and-infrastructure"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/danwesbter-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="94" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/after-failed-challenge-john-boehner-dan-webster-expands-role-transportation-and-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/after-failed-challenge-john-boehner-dan-webster-expands-role-transportation-and-infrastructure#comments and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Bill Shuster Congress Dan Webster Highways & Transit Subcommittee John Boehner News Pipelines Railroads Rich Nugent Rules Committee Transportation and Infrastructure Committee U.S. House Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Politics Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:32:09 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958262 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio is No Mike Huckabee or Rick Santorum http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubios-no-mike-huckabee-or-rick-santorum <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 27, 2015 5:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubios-no-mike-huckabee-or-rick-santorum"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/ricksantorummarcorubiomikehuckabee-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="85" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubios-no-mike-huckabee-or-rick-santorum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubios-no-mike-huckabee-or-rick-santorum#comments 2016 George W. Bush Iowa Jeb Bush John Bolton John McCain Lindsey Graham Marco Rubio Mike Huckabee Mitt Romney New Hampshire News Peter King Rick Santorum Rudy Giuliani Scott Walker Politics Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:26:05 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958212 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com