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Poll indicates support is high for Florida medical marijuana

Poll indicates support is high for Florida medical marijuana

By DARA KAMTHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATHE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE – Floridians really, really support the legalization of medical marijuana, according to a poll released Monday morning.The poll found that 88 percent of Florida…

For judge: Renier DLP vs Veronica D = promise vs. puppet

For judge: Renier DLP vs Veronica D = promise vs. puppet

At first blush, it may seem like a difficult decision. But it’s really a no brainer. Because the the circuit court race that pits former School Board Member…

5 things to know on Mayor’s $6.2 billion Miami-Dade budget

5 things to know on Mayor’s $6.2 billion Miami-Dade budget

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos “Cry Wolf” Gimenez will present his budget today for the first time publicly — his proposal to run the $6.2 billion business that is county…

Fresh Colada

Miami GOP mini convention a pep rally for Rick Scott

Miami GOP mini convention a pep rally for Rick Scott

What do you call it when you put all the local Republican club members, political…

Election 2014: More debates this week on August races

Election 2014: More debates this week on August races

There will be at least three more forums or debates for candidates this week. Ladra…

Carlos Curbelo keeps mum re 2010 attack on Marco Rubio

Carlos Curbelo keeps mum re 2010 attack on Marco Rubio

One might assume that Sen. Marco Rubio and Miami-Dade School Board Member Carlos Curbelo were…

New campaign ad questions Carlos Curbelo’s GOP loyalty

New campaign ad questions Carlos Curbelo’s GOP loyalty

One candidate is really turning up the temperature in the already heated Republican congressional primary…

Net worth up for most lawmakers; Michael Bileca tops House

Net worth up for most lawmakers; Michael Bileca tops House

By JIM TURNER  / THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATHE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, July 24, 2014 — For most state lawmakers, 2013 was…

Miami-Dade Police brass: We’re ‘optimistic’ so keep working

Miami-Dade Police brass: We’re ‘optimistic’ so keep working

Call it the calming before the storm. Miami-Dade Police Deputy Director Juan Perez sent a…

Sniffing the Issues

Mayor, Miami Heat bait and switch to ‘better deal’ for who?

Mayor, Miami Heat bait and switch to ‘better deal’ for who?

One after the other, Miami-Dade Commissioners who voted in favor of a new agreement with the Miami Heat owners for the operation and maintenance of the AmericanAirlines Arena…

Carlos Gimenez wants 10% less pay for workers, other cuts

Carlos Gimenez wants 10% less pay for workers, other cuts

Some call it payback for the 5% loss and the veto override that arguably strained some of his already-limited ability to negotiate with the county employee unions, but…

State Attorney must recuse herself in AB probe

State Attorney must recuse herself in AB probe

Ladra suspects Miami-Dade State Attorney Kathy Fernandez-Rundle won’t move on those boleteras caught red-handed in Hialeah last week with not three, not four, not 12 but 19 absentee…

Gimenez dodges questions, tarnishes his brand

Gimenez dodges questions, tarnishes his brand

As law enforcement lags in its actions on the case of two women caught red-handed reaping absentee ballots in Hialeah last week — even after El Nuevo Herald…

Biting Commentary

SOS Venezuela: A trendy 2014 Florida campaign theme

SOS Venezuela: A trendy 2014 Florida campaign theme

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Lieutenant Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera joined the bevy of local electeds to blast the Venezuelan government’s crackdown…

‘Crazy’ Joe Carollo raises Doral’s loony level even more

‘Crazy’ Joe Carollo raises Doral’s loony level even more

The internal turmoil in the city of Doral reached a new height — or low, actually — on Wednesday when City…

State Attorney must recuse herself in AB probe

State Attorney must recuse herself in AB probe

Ladra suspects Miami-Dade State Attorney Kathy Fernandez-Rundle won’t move on those boleteras caught red-handed in Hialeah last week with not three,…

Fresh Colada

Miami GOP mini convention a pep rally for Rick Scott

What do you call it when you put all the local Republican club members, political candidates, party loyalsists, activists, campaign workers and volunteers together in one room…

Miami Voice

‘Neutral’ activist worked for mayor

The chairwoman of the Miami Voice recall PAC, Vanessa Brito, has repeatedly said she was going to stay neutral in the mayoral race and has been made…

Miami-Dade Mayor

Mayor, Miami Heat bait and switch to ‘better deal’ for who?

One after the other, Miami-Dade Commissioners who voted in favor of a new agreement with the Miami Heat owners for the operation and maintenance of the AmericanAirlines…

Hialeah

Hialeah political machine behind judicial hopeful

She threatened to get involved in the county’s judicial races and now Absentee Ballot Queen Sasha Tirador has made good on that. But she is not the…

Miami-Dade Budget

Budget breakfast for Bovo & Seijas

Breakfast came with a side of budget matters Tuesday morning for a new county elected and his predecessor at a Miami Lakes Latin American cafeteria — and…

Miami District 2

Miami campaigner taints process

The political advisor of a LGBT group that intends to make endorsements in the Miami city elections is also the campaign manager for one of the candidates.…

Hialeah Election

Hialeah council losers not ghosts

While all eyes are on the possible mayoral endorsement in the Hialeah runoff election and who former State Sen. Rudy Garcia — the third place finisher —…

Recall

County commission races bore without Braman

In addition to the District 11 county commission seat left by Chairman Joe Martinez to run for mayor, there are six other commission seats up for re-election…

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