Articles in Category: 'Jim Norman'

By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: January 25, 2011 3:55 AM
Gov. Rick Scott and Florida lawmakers are struggling to find dollars to close a $3.6 billion budget shortfall, but a state agency is considering walking away from more than $300,000 in fines owed by almost 300 former public officials.
 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: November 18, 2010 4:05 AM

The Florida Senate’s political right turn was marked on its opening day by the occasional red light – with a dwindling number of Republican moderates voting ‘no’ on several veto overrides sought by leaders.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 17, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Hours after taking the reins, House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, and Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, led the Legislature during an abbreviated special session Tuesday in passing eight bills vetoed earlier in the year by outgoing Gov. Charlie Crist.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 4, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With the political wind at their backs, Florida Republicans increased their majority in the state Senate, claiming 28 of its 40 seats -- a very comfortable majority for incoming Gov. Rick Scott’s legislative agenda.
 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: October 28, 2010 4:05 AM
 
The state’s ethics commission is looking into the financial disclosure forms of incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos, finding probable cause to investigate a Vero Beach man’s complaint that Haridopolos didn’t fully complete his forms.
 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: October 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
A Republican state Senate candidate hand-picked by GOP leadership was ruled ineligible on Friday for the November ballot.
 
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