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Crist Will Decide Thursday

Charlie's run as the Capitol's Hamlet will soon end.

Crist the Decider

Governor Charlie Crist said he will announce Thursday whether to run for the U.S. Senate without any party affiliation. While Crist’s deliberation has leaders of the Republican Party stewing, think of a husband telling a wife he’s thinking of divorce, James Call reports Crist’s flirtations with an independent run has delighted political analysts and has some voters soul searching.

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Senate Passes Gambling

TALLAHASSEE, FL (wfsu) – The Senate passed a gambling compact 29-9 and sent it to the House for final ratification. James Call reports that leaves two more steps before Seminole gambling becomes legal.

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Too Hard? Then Call Iowa!

Tallahassee, FL (2010-04-13) A Florida Senate committee on Monday continued adding into the public record reasons why two proposed constitutional amendments are unworkable. Voters will decide the fate of Fair Districts’ proposed amendments 5 and 6. They would set new guidelines in drawing state house and congressional seats. James Call reports one powerful lawmaker says they will make the once in a decade task of redistricting more difficult than it needs to be.

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What Will Charlie Do?

(2010-04-10)

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Crist Seeking Input on Tenure Bill
Governor Charlie Crist said Tuesday he is continuing to gather input about a teacher tenure bill that sits on his desk. Crist has until Friday to decide the fate of Senate Bill 6. But James Call reports the governor said he won’t drag out the proceeding until that deadline, although he gives no indication when he will stop seeking input.

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Crist Seeking Input on Tenure Bill

Governor Charlie Crist said Tuesday he is continuing to gather input about a teacher tenure bill that sits on his desk. Crist has until Friday to decide the fate of Senate Bill 6. But James Call reports the governor said he won’t drag out the proceeding until that deadline, although he gives no indication when he will stop seeking input.

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Transparency in Spending Tallahassee, FL (2010-04-08)

The Florida Senate is considering a uniform accounting system for any agency and entity that spends state money. James Call reports the proposed constitutional amendment would apply to state agencies, universities, local governments, and water management districts.

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