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Congress was Insider Trading ?

By at 27 November, 2011, 7:45 am

I would like to see a law or a constitutional amendment that makes all of Congress subject to the same laws they pass on us without exception.
I would also like us to keep the pressure on until there is retroactive prosecution for insider trading.
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Cap and Trade Bill

By at 22 October, 2011, 6:43 am

The Cap and Trade bill did not pass. Instead, the Administration is implementing this program by executive fiat, through the authoritative powers that the Supreme Court recently granted to the EPA.
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Florida

Classic Marine and Randy Brenner

By at 19 March, 2012, 6:36 am

I have been a captain in the Treasure Coast and South Florida area for over 30 years. My experiences with service & repair companies range from I wish I never made to the call to why didn’t I make it sooner. Randy Brenner at Read More

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Haridopolos: Prison privatization bill will get more vetting

By at 20 January, 2012, 4:16 pm

TALLAHASSEE — Only a day after Senate President Mike Haridopolos’ office decided that a prison privatization plan would get only one full legislative hearing, it is backtracking and saying it will now also get a full vetting before the influential Senate Budget Committee. Read More

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Entertainment

Seminole Tribe praises Bondi for slots opinion

By at 18 January, 2012, 3:41 pm

Sun-Sentinel gambling guru Nick Sortal has this tidbit on the Seminole Tribe. **** Less than a month after criticizing her for false claims of money laundering at their Tampa casino, the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s top leaders are praising Attorney General Pam Bondi. They are applauding her Read More

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Tampa mayor welcomes closure of nightclub

By at 4 November, 2011, 12:02 am

The Tampa mayor says he welcomes the closure of a controversial nightclub in the city's entertainment district that has been the scene of murders and other crime.

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Tampa

Seminole Tribe praises Bondi for slots opinion

By at 18 January, 2012, 3:41 pm

Sun-Sentinel gambling guru Nick Sortal has this tidbit on the Seminole Tribe. **** Less than a month after criticizing her for false claims of money laundering at their Tampa casino, the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s top leaders are praising Attorney General Pam Bondi. They are applauding her Read More

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Wednesday Morning Reads: Redistricting maps, Everglades and budget

By at 18 January, 2012, 1:01 pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Senate concluded its work on the redistricting maps a day earlier than expected, while House committees continued to meet and work on other legislative issues such as Internet cafes. So, here’s a recap of what you may have missed yesterday with five stories you Read More

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Education

Today in Tallahassee: Prisons, guns and growth management

By at 18 January, 2012, 11:58 am

TALLAHASSEE — A day after the Senate passed its legislative and congressional redistricting plans , the chamber is taking it easy today. Senate President Mike Haridopolos scrapped Wednesday’s slated floor time (in case Democrats wanted to debate the maps longer) and the chamber has Read More

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Monday Morning Reads: Tax breaks, Mitt Romney and gubernatorial power

By at 16 January, 2012, 1:05 pm

TALLAHASSEE — It’s the start of week two in the legislative session, but lawmakers are largely taking off today for Martin Luther King, Jr. day. Check out the top five stories you should be reading this morning to catch you up on last week and this weekend’s action in the state Read More

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Miami

Thursday Morning Reads: Prisons, casinos and hospitals

By at 19 January, 2012, 11:53 am

TALLAHASSEE — To recap yesterday, capitol watchers saw the Senate introduce new prison privatization bills, the governor nominate a new Secretary of State and Rep. Erik Fresen , R-Miami, file amendments to his casino bill. To catch up on that and more, here are the top five stories you Read More

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Weatherford asks for Democratic redistricting votes, pledges not to mow over them

By at 18 January, 2012, 7:24 pm

TALLAHASSEE — House Redistricting Chairman Will Weatherford asked minority-party Democrats for their votes Wednesday, and said it was “not part of the plan” to roll over their objections when the re-drawn political maps hit the House floor. Weatherford’s committee will Read More

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