+ President Obama: still not ready to put the kibosh on offshore oil drilling in the gulf. [St. Petersburg Times]

+ “On the first day of the 2010 hurricane season, Gov. Charlie Crist vetoed an expansive property insurance bill, citing concerns about making it easier to increase rates for policyholders.” [The Miami Herald]

+ Gov. Crist collected more than $300,000 from D.C.-based lobbyist bundlers last year. [The Washington Post, via Central Florida Political Pulse]

+ Senate candidate Marco Rubio made an appearance in Sarasota yesterday, and didn’t moderate his views one bit now that he’s the presumptive Republican nominee. [Sarasota Herald-Tribune]

+ “Three former utility regulators, the Public Service Commission’s former director, its top lawyer and an ex-professional quarterback are among 28 applicants who received invitations today to interview for a pair of PSC appointments.” [Tampa Bay Online]

+ New Florida legislation empowers homeowners’ associations to collect rent from tenants and to initiate eviction procedures. [Sunshine State News]

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