A Florida Politics Blog
Made fresh, never frozen, here's the juice on local and state politics from the staff of The Tampa Tribune and The St. Petersburg Tribune.
NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County Clerk and Comptroller Paula O’Neil filed last month to run for a third term in 2016.
Good news, Tallahassee lobbying corps: You can make Friday dinner plans after all.
The head of the effort to pass a state constitutional amendment allowing medical pot on Wednesday announced a “massive, statewide paid petition effort” to begin July 1.
State lawmakers late Monday allotted $17 million for the relocation of the University of South Florida’s medical school to downtown Tampa, ensuring an anchor for the proposed redevelopment of the city’s Channel District.
...Indeed, health care expansion, it seems, will burn and rave at close of day.
Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet are settling a lawsuit filed by media organizations over the firing of former Department of Law Enforcement chief Gerald Bailey.
After months of consideration, Jeb Bush made it official Monday in a speech to a boisterous crowd at Miami Dade College.
Tampa attorney William J. Schifino, Jr. will become president-elect of The Florida Bar at its annual convention this month in Boca Raton, the organization announced Monday.
The two leaders of the Florida Legislature agree on this: Downtown university campus developments are great for cities.
The Florida Legislature is likely to send a roughly $400 million tax cut package to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk Monday.