Miami Herald Tallahassee Bureau Chief, news junkie, Minnesota native, passionate about forcing pols to tell truth. Advice and wish: Discern the source.

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Mary Ellen Klas is Capital Bureau Chief for The Miami Herald and a co-bureau chief of the paper’s merged bureau with the Tampa Bay Times. She is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and a graduate of the University of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minn. Mary Ellen pre...

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@fineout If this is a joke or really the end of the press skits, show up Tuesday at The Moon and find out for yourself!
RT @jayhweaver: He threatened to open fire on Miami-Dade mosque. Now, he’s getting a year in prison 
Former legislators on this committee include Don Gaetz, Arthenia Joyner and Chris Smith...Gaetz is backing the idea in the workshop discussion. Joyner is absent.
Next up @FloridaCRC takes up legislative lobbying ban. Commish Kruppenbacher: 'You shouldn’t be allowed to be a lobbyist who’s hired by clients if you or a fellow member of your entity is a legislator or elected official in front of those agencies.'
Commissioner Bill Schifino said today at @FloridaCRC Ethics and Elections Committee: 'If i could rewrite the rules they’d be a lot different because of this committee structure'...Several others shout agreement...Schifino: 'I didn't see this coming'
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