Archive for November, 2010

Same Party, Same Plan But a Promise for Better Execution

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

The Republican Party has controlled the legislative branch of Florida government for a dozen years. It still does. However the new legislative leaders say there will be policy changes.  They say they plan to chart an assertive conservative course to revitalize Florida’s economy and create jobs. To hear the report click on  the new regime.

Florida Senate Tilts Right

Friday, November 12th, 2010

The Legislature no longers needs the Governor's approval to make law.

 

Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos has assembled his leadership team for when he takes control of the chamber next week (November 16th).  James Call reports Haridopolos worked three election cycles to create a supermajority of Republicans in the Senate and now he plans to steer the chamber to the right.  To hear the report click  Haridopolos’ new course.

A Veto-proof Legislature

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Republicans Reign Supreme in Tallahassee

 The new leaders of the Florida Legislature will convene a special session in November  and override a handful of Governor Charlie Crist’s vetoes. Voters are sending super majorities of Republican lawmakers to both the House and Senate.  That makes the chambers veto proof. And the new Speaker and Senate President say they intend to flex their legislative muscles as soon as they are handed their gavels on November 16th.   To hear more click Special Session in November.

A Soap Opera of a Senate Race

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

          

Governor Charlie Crist is exuding a quite confidence while polls show him going down to defeat.

Is the erosion of Kendrick Meek’s vote that took place in the last week with most of it going to Mr. Crist is that the beginning of something or the end of something?

Florida’s three-way Senate race may be building to a dramatic finish. Friday, the third place Democratic candidate denied claims that former President Bill Clinton had advised him to drop out.  Polls indicate that Kendrick Meek and no party affiliated Charlie Crist are splitting the Democratic vote, giving the lead to the Republican candidate Marco Rubio.  And a  Clinton spokesman said the former president had concluded that Meek’s candidacy is struggling. National pundits portray the Clinton – Meek discussions as part of the former president’s efforts to prevent the GOP from taking control of the U.S. Senate. To hear more click on Crist’s long-shot bid.