Articles in Category: 'Larry Cretul'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 17, 2010 4:05 AM
As the Republican gubernatorial primary enters the homestretch, health care executive Rick Scott will hit the campaign trail hard in the final days of his campaign against Attorney General Bill McCollum.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: March 1, 2010 (All day)
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: January 21, 2011 3:55 AM
 
Less than three months into their legislative careers, four Republican freshmen House members are already jockeying to become speaker of the House in 2016.
 
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By: Dean Cannon | Posted: January 20, 2011 3:55 AM
 
Over the last two weeks – since the tragic events in Tucson – there has been a great deal of commentary at the national level on the scope and nature of our public discourse.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 20, 2011 3:55 AM

Speaking in Tallahassee Wednesday, two key leaders of the Florida House offered glimpses into the 2011 session which starts in March.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 6, 2011 3:55 AM
 
Dennis Ross was sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, becoming the ninth person to represent Florida’s 12th Congressional District. And looking at the veteran staff he's recruited, he begins with considerable style.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 4, 2011 3:55 AM
 

On Tuesday, hours before he took office as the 45th governor of the state of Florida, Rick Scott looked for help from above at a prayer breakfast held in Tallahassee.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 17, 2010 4:05 AM
 
At the end of the 1972 film “The Candidate,” Robert Redford, whose character has just been elected to the U.S. Senate, turns to an adviser played by Peter Boyle and demands, “What do we do now?”
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 2, 2010 4:05 AM
 

On Wednesday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce announced that former House Speaker Larry Cretul will be the staff director of the Chamber’s board of governors program.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 16, 2010 12:20 PM
 

On Tuesday morning, the overwhelming Republican majority selected Rep. Dean Cannon of Winter Park to be speaker of the Florida House -- and the new speaker responded with a promise to spend the next two years fighting for conservative values.

 
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By: The News Service of Florida | Posted: November 4, 2010 4:05 AM

Minority candidates challenge Amendment 6
Two members of Congress on Wednesday sued in federal court in Miami to block a constitutional amendment approved by voters Tuesday to change the way congressional districts are drawn.
 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: October 28, 2010 4:05 AM

In a 21st century economy, a country needs a 21st century education system. And the U.S. doesn’t have one.

 
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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: 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: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Gov. Charlie Crist continues to find himself at loggerheads with the Republican leadership in the Legislature -- this time over a budget matter involving funds from the federal stimulus targeted for Floridians looking to switch to solar power. 

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 1, 2010 12:16 PM
 

House Speaker Larry Cretul, R-Ocala, slammed the door shut Wednesday on the possibility of another 2010 $60,000-a-day special session to handle the fiscal impact of the oil spill in the Gulf.

 
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: May 24, 2010 12:07 AM

Florida's tourism industry has yet to receive the $25 million in emergency cash it needs to immediately advertise that Florida’s beaches are open and unsullied by oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, and there is still no word of when or how the industry will receive the money promised by BP earlier this week.

 
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