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.
Tampa’s Bob Buckhorn was one of six Florida city mayors who received kudos from Gov. Rick Scott during his State of the State speech Tuesday, praising them for supporting his $250 million Florida Enterprise Fund.
Senator Jack Latvala of Clearwater has introduced a “fix-it” bill for Florida’s sinkhole insurance laws that would expand coverage for homeowners in Florida’s “sinkhole alley” and elsewhere.
After a year of contentious legal battles over voting district boundaries, Senate Minority Leader Arthenia Joyner of Tampa has filed a pair of bills to create an independent commission to take up the task every 10 years of redrawing congressional and...
Rep. David Jolly called on Donald Trump to withdraw from the presidential race after the Republican candidate proposed banning all Muslims from entering the United States.
Eleven months before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump is the undisputed leader in the Republican field, as Ben Carson, in a virtual tie with Trump four weeks ago, drops to third place, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll ...
Immigration advocates say a bill by Sen. Aaron Bean would “force all state entities to essentially turn-in families who lack immigration status.”