Category: Local

Jacob OglesDecember 26, 2018
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4min129
Young Americans for Freedom filed a lawsuit against the University of Florida that alleges the school violates conservative students’ right to free speech. “UF officials are actively trying to stifle the University of Florida Young Americans for Freedom chapter on the basis of the students’ conservative beliefs,” said YAF spokesman Spencer Brown. UF officials did […]

Drew WilsonDecember 19, 2018
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3min51
The Florida League of Cities announced Wednesday that it will make a $25,000 donation to support the post-Hurricane Michael relief effort in Northwest Florida. “It’s been two months since Hurricane Michael made landfall, but many of our cities are still dealing with the destruction the storm left behind,” said League president and Bartow Mayor Leo […]

Scott PowersMarch 8, 2018
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5min67
Concluding that all the recent special elections and other factors are putting Democrats in a good position, the political assessment service Sabato’s Crystal Ball is pushing its views of the congressional races involving Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy in the direction of improving chances for Democrats. In updates of […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 10, 2018
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3min85
Ever since he suffered a perceived slight from WTSP-Channel 10 reporter Noah Pransky during the Go Hillsborough transportation effort, Ken Hagan has given the award-winning reporter the cold shoulder. The Hillsborough County Commissioner has repeatedly said on camera that he will never respond directly to a question posed by the CBS-affiliated newsman. Hagan’s news blackout was evident Friday afternoon […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 11, 2018
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8min42
In past election cycles, the Hillsborough County Democratic Party struggled to field legitimate candidates to challenge Republicans in local and statewide elections. This year, that’s not the case, with the county’s District 5 race a shining example. No fewer than five Democrats have filed to run in the (theoretically) open countywide seat, where the biggest […]


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