Articles in Category: 'Charlie Crist'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 8, 2010 4:05 AM
The Sierra Club, with more than 30,000 members in the Sunshine State, endorsed both Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running without party affiliation, and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate -- an endorsement Meek promptly refused.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 8, 2010 1:30 PM
 
After 2 1/2 years of political battle, Gov. Charlie Crist's deal to purchase tens of thousands of acres of land from U.S. Sugar Corp. for Everglades restoration is just days away from closing.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 8, 2010 4:05 AM
 

A high-profile Republican on Thursday filed a second lawsuit against Charlie Crist, this time claiming the governor is violating the Florida public records law.

 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: October 8, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Florida Republican lawmakers and major contributors who fiercely opposed Rick Scott during the party’s August primary for governor wasted little time sliding over to support the nominee.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 8, 2010 4:05 AM
 
As the tea party movement demanding a smaller government and lowered taxes continues to shape the political landscape, Republican members of Florida’s congressional delegation offered plans this week to reduce the size and scope of the federal government.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: October 7, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio outdid himself in the fund-raising quarter that ended Sept. 30, raising $5 million in the three-month period to break the record he set last quarter for highest quarterly fund-raising haul in Florida history.

 
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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: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: October 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Gov. Charlie Crist says in a new television ad that he’s against raising the retirement age as an option for keeping Social Security solvent, and criticizes Republican U.S. Senate rival Marco Rubio for proposing to raise the retirement age and reduce benefits.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 

With less than a month to go until the general election, the dynamics are changing in the election for the U.S. Senate seat. U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate in the race, is turning his fire away from NPA-candidate Charlie Crist, and onto Republican candidate Marco Rubio, the front-runner in the race.

 
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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: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: October 4, 2010 4:05 AM
Republican Sen. Mike Haridopolos’ overhaul of the Florida Senate not only is saving money – it has also eliminated some longtime Democratic staff while ushering in more GOP-leaning employees.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 4, 2010 4:05 AM
 
When Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink went to New York City last week to speak on managing state pension-fund investments, she didn't include Stuyvesant Town in any PowerPoint presentation.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: October 2, 2010 4:05 AM
The people who elected the self-proclaimed “people’s governor” appeared this week to tell Gov. Charlie Crist that he shouldn’t quit his day job.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 1, 2010 6:15 PM
 
Gov. Charlie Crist was invited to be the Grand Marshall at Everglades High School's homecoming. And while he was in Miramar Friday in the role of governor, he took the opportunity to remind teachers to support him in his bid for U.S. senator.
 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: September 30, 2010 4:05 AM

A Leon County grand jury opted not to investigate the building of the new $48 million 1st District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 30, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Gov. Charlie Crist, running for the U.S. Senate without party affiliation, continues to be hammered from both sides by Republican Marco Rubio, the front-runner in the race, and Democratic candidate U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek.

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

About 40 Floridians rallied at the old Capitol Tuesday to demand that Gov. Charlie Crist expand the state’s unemployment compensation program by executive order.

 
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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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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: September 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Taking advantage of federal funds, several Florida school districts will start to implement merit pay systems even though teachers earlier this year rallied against state legislative efforts to spur the performance-based movement throughout the entire state.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 25, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Vice President Joe Biden headlined a Democratic rally in South Florida today to help narrow the enthusiasm gap and elect Democrats like Kendrick Meek.
 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: September 25, 2010 4:05 AM
When state senator and Florida Republican Party Chairman John Thrasher shared a St. Augustine stage last week with statewide GOP candidates at a tea party rally, it was conveniently located in his district.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 24, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While admitting to not having seen what's in the Republican "Pledge to America" today, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek used its tenets to attack the policies and records of both Republican Marco Rubio and the no-party-candidate Charlie Crist.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 24, 2010 4:05 AM
 
The two leading candidates battling to be the state’s next commissioner of agriculture and consumer services focused on alternative energy Thursday, each one insisting that he would be better for Floridians looking to tap into renewable energy sources including solar power, biofuels and wind.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 23, 2010 5:32 PM
 
An ambiguously worded state statute could put Florida in the middle of another national controversy this fall.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: September 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Florida Public Service Commission Chairwoman Nancy Argenziano said she was “disappointed” by Gov. Charlie Crist’s method of replacing her and Commissioner Nathan Skop on the panel next year with Tampa lawyer Julie Brown and West Palm Beach city official Eduardo Balbis – though not with the actual choices themselves.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 23, 2010 4:05 AM
An appeals court in Miami shook up the Sunshine State’s political landscape Wednesday by ruling that the 33-year-old Florida law banning gay couples from adopting children is unconstitutional.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: September 22, 2010 4:05 AM
Despite lawmakers’ rejection of two earlier Public Service Commission nominees for lacking experience in the field, on Tuesday Gov. Charlie Crist continued a move to put outsiders on the panel, appointing West Palm Beach city official Eduardo Balbis and former city of Tampa attorney Julie Brown to the commission.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 
While prominent Democrats like Senate Minority Leader Al Lawson of Tallahassee and Rep. Yolly Roberson of North Miami Beach have endorsed Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running without party affiliation for the U.S. Senate, the governor still has a few friends left in the Republican ranks.
 
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