Articles in Category: 'Gus Bilirakis'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 19, 2014 3:55 AM
 
News broke this week that former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., was involved in creating a Florida-based private equity investment firm, Britton Hill Holdings LLC, last year. Bush joined with former bankers to launch the company which has focused in part on energy investments.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 30, 2014 10:34 AM
 
Hillary Clinton-Charlie Crist 2016? Speaking to the Republican Club of the Palm Beaches this week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam sounded the alarm to the GOP faithful, insisting the former governor and new Democrat could be on Clinton’s shortlist if he beats Gov. Rick Scott in November.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 10, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, the favorite for the Democratic nomination to challenge Gov. Rick Scott despite spending most of his political life as a Republican, opened the door to visiting Cuba this summer.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 3, 2014 11:41 AM
 
Surrogates are increasingly playing prominent roles in the Florida gubernatorial contest. Looking to win members of his new party over to him, former Gov. Charlie Crist had former state Sen. Dan Gelber out front this week, hitting Gov. Rick Scott for cutting education. The Crist team sent out an email from Gelber to supporters on Wednesday trying to rally Democrats against Scott on education.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 29, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Time to put the kibosh on talk that Adam Hollingsworth, Gov. Rick Scott’s chief of staff, will run against Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown in 2015. Reports emerged this week that Hollingsworth is selling his house in Jacksonville to continue his career in Tallahassee.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 15, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Possible Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson will be hitting the Sunshine State next week. Carson made headlines for speaking against Obamacare at the National Prayer Breakfast last year despite President Barack Obama being in attendance.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 22, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Gov. Rick Scott sent out newly appointed Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera to South Florida on Friday to reach out to supporters in South Florida. Lopez-Cantera was in Stuart on Friday morning to speak at the Martin County Republican Party Breakfast. Later in the day, Lopez-Cantera reached out to the business community, speaking at the Okeechobee and Boca Raton business round tables.

 
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