Articles in Category: 'Kevin Rader'

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.
 
Full Story
By: Nancy Smith | Posted: November 1, 2010 5:17 AM
 
There are some conclusions about women men have no right to draw. But invariably, they draw them anyway. How women should feel about abortion is one. What it’s like to be a victim of rape is another.
 
Full Story
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.
 
Full Story
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: October 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Both major parties have drawn a big red circle around Florida Senate District 27 as a race to win, and with good reason.
 
Full Story
By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: April 9, 2010 12:35 AM
 

Florida has failed to insure its residents' homes properly, and it needs to allow insurance companies to raise their rates, said a coalition of House representatives and others Thursday.  

Florida received an “F” on a 50-state Insurance Report Card issued by the nonprofit Heartland Institute, a think tank concentrating on the free market.

 
Full Story
By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: February 24, 2010 (All day)

The Legislature is poised to act quickly and positively to delay for two years a major increase in the unemployment compensation tax.

It's a move that could save beleaguered employers as much as a twelvefold increase on their unemployment tax bills.

The legislation zipped through both Senate and House committees. Its supporters claim it will stimulate job creation and allow businesses to stay afloat in a down economy.

 
Full Story
Posted: July 31, 2010 4:05 AM
With Sen. Dave Aronberg of Greenacres running in the Democratic attorney general primary, this seat representing parts of Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, Lee and Palm Beach County is up for grabs. Both the Democratic and Republican primaries have drawn serious contenders, making the battle for this seat one to watch, in the primaries as well as the general election in November.
 
Full Story