Articles in Category: 'Ken Pruitt'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 8, 2013 3:55 AM

Being right over a wrong is no fun. Nevertheless, I predicted some time ago that Bright Futures would crash and burn like a polyester-weave bottle rocket. And guess what?

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 10, 2012 3:55 PM

Digital Domain Media Group's collapse last week made victims of all Florida taxpayers. To the tune of $20 million. But few of those taxpayers will feel the pinch quite as directly as the long-suffering citizens of Port St. Lucie. 

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 24, 2011 3:55 AM
 
Please, God, give me three more years. I'll be good. Just let me live to see what Shouping Hu can possibly study about the Bright Futures scholarship program that hasn't been studied 10 times over.
 
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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: October 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Overshadowed by high profile governor and Senate races, and a couple of controversial constitutional amendments, the race to become Florida’s chief financial officer has largely flown below the election-year radar.
 
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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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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: July 22, 2010 3:34 AM
 

No offense, Weiss, Handler, Angelos & Cornwall. But you’re only a law firm. You can do without Ken Pruitt.

 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: July 3, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Supporters of Gov. Charlie Crist are taking steps to armor his independent U.S. Senate campaign against an expected massive spending campaign by the national Democratic and Republican parties.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 3, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The campaign trail took former House Speaker Marco Rubio, the leading Republican candidate in the battle for the U.S. Senate seat, to Daytona on Saturday. Rubio campaigned at the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR race before heading to St.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 4, 2010 12:17 AM
While U.S Sen. George LeMieux and Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp have vowed to support the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, some Republicans are sticking with Gov. Charlie Crist even though he is now continuing his campaign as an independent. Former Senate President Ken Pruitt and Rep.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 24, 2010 12:01 AM
 

Former Senate President Ken Pruitt had barely left the building before his Republican colleagues went to work trashing his legacy.

By the end of this session, the Bright Futures Scholarship program, one of the most popular legislative initiatives of the last several decades in Florida, will lie gasping for breath on the Senate floor.

What a sad and senseless story.

 
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