Articles in Category: 'Marti Coley'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 8, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) met this week and, as usual, it had a distinctly Florida feel. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was one of the featured speakers. Rubio, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, focused on foreign policy, especially the crises in Ukraine and Venezuela. Veteran Republican strategist Matt Schlapp introduced Rubio.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 1, 2012 3:55 AM
OK, the door to power and prominence is about to close on Florida's term-limited legislators. It's a blow to the ego, I get it. But what's with the nauseating, never-ending farewell speeches?
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: January 30, 2012 3:55 AM
There are silly bills and then there are the bat-crazy, dangerous, shoot-it-before-it-reaches-the-border bills. SB 1560 fits nicely into the latter category.
 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: February 9, 2011 3:55 AM

Rick Scott’s $65.9 billion proposed budget drew reviews Tuesday ranging from tepid to downright mean as legislative committees dominated by fellow Republicans got their first look at the new governor’s first spending proposal.

 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: February 8, 2011 3:55 AM
Florida’s public schools and universities will take a more than $3 billion hit under the budget proposed Monday by Gov. Rick Scott, with public elementary through high school spending dropping by nearly $300 per student.
 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: January 26, 2011 3:55 AM

Teacher layoffs. Few if any electives. School supplies that last a school only a few months.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: January 10, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Rick Scott was little more than a speck in the distance, but Cole Mehone, 38, stood weighted down by his backpack at the far edge of the VIP section, straining to hear every word the newly sworn-in governor had to say. The out-of-work accountant had hitchhiked from Panama City to Tallahassee, without a ticket or money to buy one -- to see his first inauguration, yes, but more important, to honor the man he believes is going to jump-start his stalled life.

 
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