Politics
11:52 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Post-Election, Pre-Session In Tallahassee

Things are changing in Tallahassee, but how much?

Steve Bousquet says the Florida Legislature hasn't changed much with the election.
Steve Bousquet says the Florida Legislature hasn't changed much with the election.
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Republicans have lost their supermajority control of the Florida Legislature after Democrats made modest gains in both chambers in this month's elections.

What will that mean for future policy decisions and the state's unpopular governor Rick Scott?  

Why will 2013 be his most important year, and is Florida's former Gov. Charlie Crist breathing down Scott's neck? Will Crist go after his old job?

What about new laws? From a proposed ban on texting-while-driving to education reforms, what will keep state lawmakers busy?

Tampa Bay Times Tallahassee bureau chief Steve Bousquet ponders a new-look Florida Legislature.