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  • Romney endorsed by 24 more Florida legislators

     
    Two dozen Florida legislators announced today they've endorsed Mitt Romney for president, adding to the 12 who had previously sided with the Republican candidate. Locals include Reps. Steve Crisafulli of Merritt Island, Byron Nelson of Apopka and Steve...
  • 21 questions aspiring House Speaker Chris Dorworth won’t answer

     
    Sunday's column about aspiring House Speaker Chris Dorworth's newest public disclosure – and the mysterious $713,000 worth of new assets he listed after being virtually broke the year before — drew a very intense response. Hundreds of comments...
  • Occupy Oakland: Mayor lays out 'ground rules' for protesters

     
    Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, after saying she would attend a meeting with Occupy Oakland supporters, failed to show up and instead issued a statement Thursday night laying out "ground rules" for peaceful demonstrations....
  • New Workforce Central Florida board scheduled to meet Thursday

     
    Thursday, Workforce Central Florida — the region's embattled jobs agency — holds its first board meeting since Gov. Rick Scott essentially decapitated the organization by demanding the resignation of its entire board and most of its top staff....
  • Occupy Oakland protesters tear down fence but police stay away

     
    Occupy Oakland: Protesters tear down fence installed around former encampment....
  • Perry names 17 ‘county leaders’ in Southeast Florida

     
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry may be running fourth in the latest poll of how Republican presidential contenders are doing in Florida, but that's not stopping him from moving aggressively to set up an organization in the Sunshine State. Today, Perry's campaign...
  • Mayor Villaraigosa: Occupy L.A. 'cannot continue indefinitely'

     
    Occupy L.A.: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Occupy Los Angeles protesters camping out at City Hall "cannot continue indefinitely" and that he has instructed city officials to begin drafting rules that would restrict when and how people are allowed on...
  • Local elected officials provide little oversight to regional workforce boards

     
    I wanted to point out a story thatĀ  illustrates one of the structural issues facing the region's workforce boards. It ran this weekend. It pointed out that the elected officials who are ultimately responsible for ensuring that federal workforce grant...
  • Tea Party to Chris Dorworth: ‘Come clean or resign’

     
    Establishment leaders in the Republican Party have remained silent about the growing questions surrounding aspiring House Speaker Chris Dorworth's personal finances – particularly as they relate to his role as a public official. Some members of...
  • Assembly candidates line up more backing

     
    Combatants in some of next year’s already crowded races for state Assembly continue to line up endorsements, including in the race for the newly drawn 46th District in the San Fernando Valley. This week, Democrat Adrin Nazarian, an aide to......
  • Cain adds elected officials to Florida campaign team

     
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain added 16 elected officials to hisĀ Florida campaign team Monday including state Sen. Thad Altman, R-Melbourne, whose district includes eastern Orange and Seminole counties. “Florida is a critical state,...
  • California Assembly: Endorsements from civic leaders, pols and labor

     
    California Assembly races: Take a look at this week’s sampling of endorsements in next year’s Assembly races....