The Confederate monument outside of a Hillsborough County building is a step closer to being moved. Make that seventy thousand steps closer.
Starting to prepare for the 2018 Legislative Session, Senate committees will hold meetings over three days in mid-September, according to a tentative schedule posted online.
On the floor of the Florida Senate, Pinellas Republican Jack Latvala likes to say that no one in the Legislature has worked as hard as he has to take care of the state’s first responders, particularly local police and firefighters. For example, during this past session, Latvala saw to it that firefighters qualify for “in the line of duty” pension benefits if they contract certain types of cancer. Because Latvala has had their backs so often, firefighters in Miami and…
Just because the FBI launched an investigation into redevelopment deals involving prominent business owners and developers in the state capital doesn’t mean the feds would eventually put someone in handcuffs. But, as Tallahassee Democrat publisher Skip Foster wrote yesterday, “the chance of that happening is very, very low.”
If you’ve ever dreamed of slurping spaghetti with state senators, top Florida Republicans have an offer you can’t refuse, so long as you can snag a flight to the Big Apple pronto.
Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica.
The Tampa Bay Rowdies have transferred Jamaican center back Damion Lowe to Norwegian club IK Start for an undisclosed fee, the club announced Wednesday.