State Senator G. Siplin agrees to $3,000 fine for elections violations

State Sen. Gary Siplin has agreed to a $3,000 fine stemming from violations during his 2008 re-election campaign, the News Service of Florida reported today. The Florida Elections Commission is expected to finalize the settlement in August. Siplin is accused of leaving out information on campaign-finance reports and accepting an illegal campaign contribution from a phosphate-industry group.

It has been a rough week for the Orlando Democrat, known for breaking with his party on crucial votes and currying favor with Republicans for pet projects. … Read more (TBT/Mitchell)

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