Articles in Category: 'Bill McCollum'

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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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 15, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Swapping positions, Democrat Alex Sink has taken a lead over Republican Rick Scott in Florida's tightly contested gubernatorial race, according to a new Sunshine State News Poll.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 15, 2010 4:05 AM
 

With less than three weeks to go in the close gubernatorial contest between Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican nominee Rick Scott, the two camps continue to attack each other, both citing ethical violations.

 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: October 13, 2010 4:05 AM

With Florida’s already troubled housing market roiled by a widening moratorium on foreclosures, Attorney General Bill McCollum called Tuesday for a meeting with major lenders, saying he fears a shockwave that could rock the state’s fragile economy.

 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: October 12, 2010 4:05 AM
The push to win newspaper endorsements has turned into a one-sided affair in the Florida governor’s race, with Republican Rick Scott effectively boycotting editorial boards while Democrat Alex Sink makes a big, homestretch pitch for support.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The attacks are flying in the heated -- and close -- contest to be the 45th governor of Florida as Democrats and Republicans pummel each other.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 13, 2010 4:05 AM
 
More land to no purpose, more government waste in Florida. Thursday’s South Florida Water Management District vote was all that and so much more.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 5, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Republican Rick Scott has taken the lead over Democrat Alex Sink in Florida's tight gubernatorial contest, according to a new Sunshine State News Poll.
 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: October 5, 2010 4:05 AM
Florida officials said Monday they were pleased their steady lobbying helped push federal BP oil spill czar Ken Feinberg to relax a strict standard that threatened to bar many Floridians from tapping a $20 billion compensation fund.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 2, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, feeling frisky in Florida's dynamic political landscape, campaigned with Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott and U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio Friday.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 28, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While Florida Republican George LeMieux is in the final months of his appointed stint to the U.S. Senate, he continues to play a prominent role in Washington.

 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: September 28, 2010 4:05 AM
If votes in last month’s primaries had been cast only on Election Day, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Alex Sink might be facing Attorney General Bill McCollum instead of Rick Scott.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 27, 2010 1:05 PM
 
The Florida chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) endorsed Republican nominee Pam Bondi for attorney general Monday morning, citing her commitment to continue a challenge launched by Attorney General Bill McCollum against President Barack Obama's new health-care laws.
 
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