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Charlie Crist is up six points over Gov. Rick Scott in a new WFLA poll conducted by SurveyUSA.

An electioneering communication organization sent a mailer to homes around Orange County in support of Republican Rene "Coach P" Plasencia for House District 49. The group is registered with the county but not the state, however it needs to be to participate in state elections. The group's chairman said it was his mistake and would register.

A direct mail piece funded by the Florida Democratic Party includes a fake quote from a supporter of Rep. Karen Castor Dentel. It targets Castor Dentel's Republican challenger in the November election, Bob Cortes.

Rep. Bill Hager, R-Boca Raton, and his Democratic challenger David Silvers have launched dueling TV commercials in House District 89.

The Tampa Bay Tribune endorsed Rep. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg, for HD 70 Oct. 1, 2014.

The Tampa Tribune endorsed incumbent Rep. Dwight Dudley, R-St. Petersburg, for House District 68 Oct 1. 2014.

The Tampa Tribune endorsed Rep. Carl Zimmerman, D-Palm Harbor, for the HD 65 race.

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Now that the House & Senate are filing bills for the 2014 legislative session, 2013 statutes are published, and committee members are appointed, LobbyTools has defaulted to the 2014...

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The new 2013 statutes are now available on LobbyTools. Statutes can be found by clicking the Statutes link, located under "Research" in the menu on the left side of your screen. Keep reading if...

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Attention all Gmail users: If Google has automatically updated your inbox so that your emails are now being sorted into Primary, Social, Promotions, Updates, and Forums, all of your LobbyTools...

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Read sections of the Official 2012-2014 House and Senate Rules pertaining to claim bills.

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Legislator's financial disclosure forms, filed annually with the Florida Commission on Ethics, are now available on LobbyTools.  In addition, we've compiled a data set with net worth totals...

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In the coming weeks, LobbyTools will be adding many new features to your existing LobbyTools subscription.  Our research and development team has been hard at work creating solutions for many...

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LobbyTools presents Legislative IQ Special Reports - Detailed summaries of 2013 legislative issues and their outcomes, including our POLICY NOTES with play-by-play updates for each development...

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