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Politics
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: January 20, 2011 2:44 PM

Florida’s congressional delegation, like the overwhelming majority in the U.S. House, broke on party lines when the new Republican majority voted Wednesday to repeal the federal health care bill enacted in 2010 with the support of President Barack Obama. Those divisions filtered down at the state level as Republicans in Florida praised the repeal measure, while Sunshine State Democrats continued to back Obama and the health care laws.

 
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Business
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: October 13, 2010 10:43 AM

The Panama Canal is expected to be widened in 2014, and when it is, Florida needs to be ready.

 
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Politics
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: October 13, 2010 4:05 AM

In the upcoming midterm elections, Republicans in Florida are playing with house money.

 
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Business
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: October 12, 2010 4:05 AM

The well has been dead for nearly a month, the leak capped for three months, but in a progress report Monday at the state Chamber of Commerce's Future of Florida Forum in Orlando, a BP executive said that recovery efforts in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are likely to continue long after the last damage claims are paid out.

 
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Business
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: October 12, 2010 4:05 AM

There's a growing realization on the Space Coast that the future of the area's economy and the future of space exploration are going to rely heavily on commercial space companies.

 
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Government
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: September 15, 2010 4:05 AM

With Florida's unemployment rate currently standing at 11.5 percent, environmental and renewable energy advocates and business leaders are pushing a transition to a green economy as a way to mitigate job losses.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: September 11, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Florida's faltering economy has hit a wide variety of businesses and special interests, leading to a decline in lobbyists at the state level.

 
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Government
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: September 10, 2010 4:05 AM
With insight to read political tea leaves, who better than lobbyists to explain how and why the 2010 midterm elections are shaking the current political structure?
 
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Government
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: August 28, 2010 4:05 AM

To developers, Senate Bill 360 was a breath of fresh air in a stifling economic climate. For cash-strapped cities and counties throughout Florida, it was an unfunded mandate that would have forced taxpayers to pick up a tab developers have traditionally paid.

 
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Politics
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: August 25, 2010 2:17 AM
 

It wasn't easy for Attorney General Bill McCollum to accept that newcomer Rick Scott had upset Florida's Republican establishment -- and with that upset, his dream of being Florida's next governor.

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Politics
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: August 24, 2010 4:05 AM
 
For South Florida voters, who have a history of unintentionally voting for the wrong candidates, the Republican primary ballot in state Senate District 36 could prove to be a challenge.
 
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Politics
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: August 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Republican voters in Florida's House District 73 are likely to be served by youth and political inexperience when they go to the polls Tuesday.

 
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Politics
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: August 18, 2010 4:05 AM
 

If the 2010 midterm elections are all about jobs, jobs, jobs, then the race for Florida's 15th Congressional District is about space, space, space.

 
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Politics
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: August 12, 2010 4:05 AM
 
U.S. Sen. George LeMieux brought his "2007 budget express" to Orlando and Tampa Wednesday, standing up with fellow deficit hawks Robert Bixby and David Walker to get the word out about America's massive debt and deficits.
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Government
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: July 30, 2010 4:05 AM
 

His name is a brief synopsis of the American dream, his life story an aspiration toward it, and he may be one of the chief arbiters of who gets to attempt it in Florida.

 
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