Haridopolos to Scott: Redo incentive proposal Senate President Mike Haridopolos urged Gov. Rick Scott on Monday to make a better sales pitch on his idea to gain control of millions of dollars in economic incentive money for businesses looking to relocate in Florida.
Gov. Rick Scott rolled out his first budget proposal this week in Eustis with the tea partiers that brewed up his election. While that was sweet for the governor, when the tea budget got to Tallahassee the reception was iced, and bitter.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was an early backer of Marco Rubio’s ambitions to land in the U.S. Senate — and the once and perhaps future candidate for the Republican presidential nomination took aim at Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Tuesday.
Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, started his bid to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2012 with a bang Thursday, bringing in around $1 million at a fund-raising event in Orlando.
A poll released by Quinnipiac University Thursday showed that Florida will be in the front lines in the 2012 political wars when both President Barak Obama and Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson face challenges for re-election.