Articles in Category: 'Bill McCollum'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 7, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Rick Scott vowed to meet with as many state legislators as possible before becoming governor in January and he continued that effort this weekend. Scott met with members of the Panhandle delegation in Shalimar on Sunday before heading down to Melbourne on Monday to meet with six members of the House.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: December 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With the 2010 elections successfully in the rearview mirror, the Republican Party, like everyone else, is setting its sights on 2012. Experts say success in 2012 for any party will include a healthy harvesting of the Hispanic vote.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 2, 2010 4:05 AM
 

On Wednesday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce announced that former House Speaker Larry Cretul will be the staff director of the Chamber’s board of governors program.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 26, 2010 3:55 AM
 
Is the Florida Attorney General's Office of one mind when it comes to illegal aliens?
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 19, 2010 4:05 AM

On Thursday, incoming Attorney General Pam Bondi and outgoing Attorney General Bill McCollum released a letter on which they collaborated, encouraging current and incoming attorneys general and governors across the nation to join the suit McCollum launched against new federal health-care laws.

 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: November 12, 2010 4:05 AM

A veto override planned by Florida’s Republican legislative leaders is driving a wedge between major GOP donors, with business groups and health care giants Wednesday renewing their fight over a prescription drug bill.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Senate President-elect Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, will have his hands full in the coming legislative session, making good on Republican promises to cut spending, create jobs, and tackle controversial bills dealing with teacher compensation, immigration and abortion.
 
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By: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: November 6, 2010 4:05 AM

A red tide swept over Florida and most of the nation this week as Republicans romped in an Election Day repudiation of Washington that trickled down to Tallahassee, leaving Democrats singing the blues.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 4, 2010 4:05 AM

Florida businesses have bemoaned the national Democratic policies they think constrain growth, but business leaders had no complaints after the midterm election results came in Tuesday night.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 2, 2010 11:30 PM
 
Republican Pam Bondi will be Florida’s first female attorney general.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 2, 2010 4:05 AM

With a flurry of new polls showing the gubernatorial race extremely close, state CFO and Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican nominee businessman Rick Scott crossed the state Monday, beating the drums to rally their supporters to the polls.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Who’s ahead in the gubernatorial race? It depends on who you ask. But one thing is clear -- the contest is shaping up into the tightest battle for the governor’s mansion since Lawton Chiles held off Jeb Bush in 1994 by the skin of his teeth.
 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: October 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The final days of campaigning for former Hillsborough prosecutor Pam Bondi and state Sen. Dan Gelber to be the next attorney general likely won’t be very polite.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 

U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, the Republican candidate running to be the state’s next commissioner of agriculture and consumer services, unveiled backing from prominent Florida Democrats on Thursday while his Democratic rival Scott Maddox continued launching attacks.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Following Monday night’s debate, momentum in Florida’s race for governor appears to be slowly shifting to Rick Scott. Republican Scott jumped to a 2-point lead immediately prior to, and during, his red-hot CNN slugfest with Democrat Alex Sink.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly and the Eagle Forum PAC have endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, in the hope that he can "keep this state prosperous."

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 

After debating Democratic rival Alex Sink, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott headed Thursday to Lakeland where he attended the Florida Phosphate Committee of Continuous Existence’s annual conference. Scott’s running mate, Rep. Jennifer Carroll of Jacksonville, focused on the Tampa Bay region Thursday, attending events in Sarasota and Tampa ...

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Locked in a furious electoral fight to the finish, Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Alex Sink have pulled dead even in the race for Florida's governorship, a new Sunshine State News Poll shows.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With less than three weeks to go until the election to replace him in the U.S. Senate, Republican George LeMieux continued to weigh in on the issues as speculation continued to grow that he intends to launch a campaign to return to Washington in 2012 by challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 19, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Florida and 19 other states cleared an early court hurdle last week in their fight against the federal health-care law. But attorney general candidate Dan Gelber isn't applauding.
 
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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: October 18, 2010 4:05 AM
Created to “level the playing field” and open the elections process to less affluent candidates, Florida’s system of public campaign financing would likely go away if voters on Nov. 2 pass Amendment 1.
 
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