Articles in Category: 'Bill McCollum'

By: Lane Wright | Posted: December 20, 2010 5:05 PM
 
Attorney General-elect Pam Bondi says she wants to help restore balance between the federal government and the states. Today she announced her support of the Repeal Amendment, an amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would allow two-thirds of the states to repeal any law or regulation of Congress.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: December 15, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Take a look at Rick Scott's face as he listens to our lawmakers in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday. What do you imagine he's thinking?

 
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By: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: December 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and other federal officials announced Wednesday that the government is suing BP and eight other defendants, seeking to recover damages from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill earlier this year.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Florida's Republican leaders applauded Monday's federal court decision knocking down a key part of the Obama health-care law, and vowed to aggressively press the state's broader legal battle against Washington.
 
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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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