Articles in Category: 'Mike Haridopolos'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 18, 2015 8:00 PM

Very few politicians experienced the roller coaster ride that former Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos had over the last five years as he experienced more than his share of both triumphs and reversals.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 13, 2015 12:01 AM

For at least the last five years conservative colleagues have called populist Mike Fasano a RINO -- to his face and behind his back.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 17, 2011 3:55 AM

The Legislature sent its first bill of the year to Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday, when the House joined the Senate in passing the hotly contested SB 736, a measure basing teacher pay on performance and assessments instead of seniority and tenure.

Flanked by legislative leaders at a press conference after the vote was taken, Scott praised the passage of the bill. “This will help attract and retain the best teachers,” said Scott, adding that it was part of his plan to increase jobs in the Sunshine State.

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