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Florida Governor Charlie Crist


The Messenger Was Silenced, But Not the Message
By Charlie Crist
Governor, State of Florida

Florida Governor

Florida Governor Charlie Crist

Charlie Crist now serves as Florida's 44th Governor. He vows to work as "The People's Governor" because he is working for the people of Florida—the people he calls his boss. Today, he is ready to lead Florida onward, to new opportunities and to Florida's brightest future ever..

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Charlie Crist keeps options open for Senate run. - February 3. 2009 - Gov. Charlie Crist won't close the door on running for the U.S. Senate in 2010 when Mel Martinez steps down.

High and low points in the first half of Gov. Charlie Crist's term... - January 10, 2009 - High and low points in the first half of Gov. Charlie Crist's term:

A Teflon governor: Charlie Crist remains popular despite Florida's hard times - January 10, 2009 - At the midpoint of his term, Gov. Charlie Crist has aced some tests and botched others. But his popularity with voters endures

Alexander tells senate to ignore Crist budget solution - December 29, 2008 - IIgnore Gov. Charlie Crist’s budget recommendations that count on Seminole gambling money and make one-time cuts to day-to-day programs to cure Florida’s $2.3 billion budget gap, Senate budget chairman J.D. Alexander is ordering fellow senators.

Gov. Crist led all-out push to save Big Sugar deal - December 21, 2008 - With his Big Sugar deal on shaky ground, Gov. Charlie Crist mounted a hefty political push that shored up the support of South Florida water managers.

Hard details in sugar deal - December 18, 2008 - Skeptical lawmakers and a House committee review loom among upcoming hurdles for the state's controversial Big Sugar land buy.

Crist Says He Will 'Fight For Florida' - December 13, 2008 - Gov. Charlie Crist reflected this week in an interview with The Tampa Tribune on current controversies, the highs and lows of 2008 and what lies ahead in 2009.

Lawmakers seek to postpone vote on sugar deal - December 11, 2008 - Miami-Dade lawmakers, with a litany of concerns over state's sugar land-purchase deal, asked for a legislative review.

Crist defends pricey trade-mission tab - December 9, 2008 - TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday defended the $430,000 cost of a 12-day European trade mission last summer. The trip, paid for by Florida businesses, cost far more than the original estimate of $255,000, and included $1,300 in room-service charges and $320 for portable electric fans to keep Crist cool, according to an analysis by the Sun Sentinel.

Fla. governor embraces college tuition increases - November 21, 2008 - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Gov. Charlie Crist's plan for Florida's public universities veers away from his previous opposition to raising tuition, allowing for increases of up to 15 percent a year. But a top Democratic lawmaker said it's the wrong time for that course as people struggle with foreclosures and layoffs.

Governor's tuition plan gets mixed reception - November 21, 2008 - Gov. Charlie Crist's tuition-raising plan is being hailed by state university presidents, questioned by Democrats and tepidly endorsed by Republicans.

Florida could borrow from tobacco fund - November 21, 2008 - The governor wants to consider covering part of the state deficit by borrowing from the tobacco settlement fund.

Gov. Crist still may borrow from Fla. tobacco fund - November 20, 2008 - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Gov. Charlie Crist said he still may propose borrowing from the state's tobacco settlement trust fund to help avoid a budget deficit even after getting a report Thursday that the fund has lost nearly $600 million due to the declining stock market.

We think: Crist, lawmakers need to work now to balance the budget - November 20, 2008 - How low can they go? That seems to be the only suspense surrounding the official forecast of Florida tax revenues due Friday.

Land deal could lift U.S. Sugar's sagging fortunes - November 15, 2008 - Is it a buyout or a bailout? Either way, a pending deal to sell land to the state for Everglades restoration could reverse Big Sugar's flagging finances.
Gov. Crist: Florida can afford new $1.3 billion U.S. Sugar deal - November 14, 2008 - Despite a tight state budget and worsening national financial crisis, Gov. Charlie Crist said today that Florida can afford a $1.34 billion land buy to help save the Everglades.

Gov. Crist trumpets revised sugar deal, but water managers say it may cost taxpayers more - Noovember 13, 2008 - Gov. Charlie Crist on Wednesday trumpeted hundreds of millions in savings from a scaled-down Everglades land deal, but the agency paying the tab warned that it could end up costing taxpayers more.

U.S. Sugar deal draws water managers' concern - November 13, 2008 - The governor may be sweet on the new Big Sugar deal, but the water managers he appointed still have plenty of reservations.

Is deal enough to save Glades? - November 13, 2008 - In front of the home where Marjory Stoneman Douglas wrote the famous book that dubbed the Everglades a River of Grass, environmental advocates, water managers and sugar producers on Wednesday applauded Gov. Charlie Crist's latest, less costly plan to buy U.S. Sugar land and save the national treasure.

U.S. Sugar buyout cheaper but not better, water managers fear - November 12, 2008 - Newly released appraisals provoked sharp questions Wednesday about the state's proposed $1.34 billion land deal with U.S. Sugar Corp.

Florida-Big Sugar deal boosts towns, firm - November 12, 2008 - The Everglades aren't the only thing that would benefit from a new deal for U.S. Sugar's fields -- so would rural towns and the company itself.

Sugar Buyout Only Adds to Complexity of Everglades Restoration - November 1, 2008 - With the 8-year-old, much-ballyhooed comprehensive plan (CERP) to save the Everglades mired in its own intricacies, Gov. Charlie Crist’s billion-dollar-plus impulse bid for U.S. Sugar Corp.’s lands has generated a surge of optimism.



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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.

Larry Hardiman

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