Articles in Category: 'Wayne Mixson'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 5, 2011 3:55 AM

Besides outgoing Gov. Charlie Crist, there were three former governors attending Rick Scott’s inauguration as the state’s 45th governor: Claude Kirk, who was elected in 1966; Bob Martinez, who won office in 1986; and Jeb Bush, who was elected in 1998 and 2002.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 29, 2010 4:05 AM

U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, the Republican candidate running to be the state’s next commissioner of agriculture and consumer services, unveiled backing from prominent Florida Democrats on Thursday while his Democratic rival Scott Maddox continued launching attacks.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: June 22, 2010 4:05 AM

Across the country, former governors are seeking to win back their old jobs. While the focus remains on California, where Jerry Brown, who was first elected governor in 1974, is seeking another chance, four other former governors -- Roy Barnes of Georgia, Terry Branstad of Iowa, Robert Erhlich of Maryland and John Kitzhaber of Oregon -- are waging campaigns for their old positions.

Could that happen in Florida?

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 27, 2010 (All day)
Economist David Denslow offered a snapshot into Florida’s future -- and it’s not as dire as many predict.

“It’s not a great, rapid recovery, but it is there and we won’t have to wait until 2013 or 2014 to see it,” he said.

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