POWER BROKER: These days, there’s no doubt that state Rep. Richard Corcoran, left, has arrived at the apex of power in Tallahassee. The Land O’Lakes Republican’s official title is appropriations chair in the Florida House. But he’s become the chamber’s de facto leader, eclipsing House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, whose job he’ll assume in 2016.
POWER BROKER: These days, there’s no doubt that state Rep. Richard Corcoran, left, has arrived at the apex of power in Tallahassee. The Land O’Lakes Republican’s official title is appropriations chair in the Florida House. But he’s become the chamber’s de facto leader, eclipsing House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, whose job he’ll assume in 2016. Phil Sears AP
POWER BROKER: These days, there’s no doubt that state Rep. Richard Corcoran, left, has arrived at the apex of power in Tallahassee. The Land O’Lakes Republican’s official title is appropriations chair in the Florida House. But he’s become the chamber’s de facto leader, eclipsing House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, whose job he’ll assume in 2016. Phil Sears AP

GOP state Rep. Richard Corcoran: Tallahassee’s true power broker

April 03, 2015 3:10 PM

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