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Forget the mob. Dark money is Florida’s modern-day organized crime | Commentary

Last weekend, I was jogging along, listening to a podcast about the mob’s control of Las Vegas back in the 1970s when I had an epiphany about Florida politics in 2021.

The series by the Las Vegas Review-Journal does a splendid job detailing the mob’s corrupt reign. But what stopped me in my sweaty tracks was a segment on what it took for Vegas to end that corruption.

A few brave politicians from both parties — including a Republican governor and Democratic head of the state’s gaming commission — joined forces to say: No more.

Read more here.