Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-97, Coral Springs) appears to be pursuing a new strategy to continue living outside the Florida House district he represents, even though the Florida legislature last week reaffirmed and clarified the Florida Constitution’s requirement that all legislators live within the districts they represent.
The 2014 Florida legislative session will open Tuesday with a joint resolution spelling out how legislators must abide by the Florida Constitution’s residency requirements.
Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs received campaign contributions from an individual who attempted to hide his connection to the Florida Panthers, federal campaign finance records show.
Apparent associates of Matthew Sacco, a Florida Panthers PR executive, made four $1,000 contributions to the Chip LaMarca campaign.
The start of the 2013 Florida legislative session may have derailed a lavish fundraiser for State Rep. Jim Waldman (D-Coconut Creek) during an upcoming Justin Timberlake concert.
Florida politicians who falsely claim to live in the districts they represent are casting a wary eye on California, as Golden State prosecutors rack up fraud convictions for similar deceptive conduct.
Florida Attorney General candidate Perry Thurston continues to run afoul of state election laws, with the Florida Division of Elections finding 11 violations, errors and insufficient reporting incidents in Thurston’s December 2013 campaign treasurer’s report.
Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter used a lobbyist representing several clients with business before the Broward County Commission to notarize Ritter’s official financial disclosure forms filed with the Florida Commission on Ethics.
Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter, who is married to a lobbyist for the Florida Panthers, sent emails to team officials inviting them to a November fundraiser for Florida Rep. Joseph Gibbons (D-Hallandale Beach).
Just days after the Broward County Auditor blasted a controversial stadium proposal from the Florida Panthers hockey team, Broward County commissioners partied with the team’s president and its lobbyist at a Billy Joel concert.