Tag: 2018 race for governor

Janelle Irwin TaylorSeptember 18, 2018

South Tampa’s historic Henry B. Plant High School has giant yellow tubes protruding from several second story windows. The tubes are pumping clean air into the school that has been experiencing issues with mold. That was the backdrop for Democratic Lieutenant Governor candidate Chris King’s message on education Tuesday. “When people ask me if we […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 17, 2018

Meredith Beatrice is now Communications Director for the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF), Chairman Blaise Ingoglia announced Monday. Beatrice, who most recently handled media for GOP Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam‘s unsuccessful run for governor, “will be focused on Florida’s 2018 gubernatorial campaign,” Ingoglia said. “Understanding the importance of this election cycle, Meredith will be a […]

Peter SchorschApril 26, 2018

Ashley Ross is leaving the Senate President’s Office to become “senior finance consultant” for Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis‘ campaign for governor. Ross has been Deputy Chief of Staff for Stuart Republican Joe Negron, advising him on commerce, tourism and veterans’ affairs, among other issues. Before that, however, she had been a fundraiser for the Republican […]

Jim RosicaDecember 8, 2017

House Speaker Richard Corcoran elbowed into a social media “spat” between Adam Putnam and Andrew Gillum about immigration, saying they’re both on the wrong side of the amnesty debate. “Ironic to see a dust up between these two on immigration, since they’ve both supported #amnesty for illegal immigrants. Call it amnesty or sanctuary cities, both defy […]

Jim RosicaNovember 2, 2017

A testy Sen. Jack Latvala, Republican candidate for governor, had earlier turned questions about sexual harassment in the Senate to his advantage, saying the Legislature needs wholesale ethics reform. “An entire package of ethics reforms is probably overdue,” he told the crowd at Thursday’s Associated Press pre-Legislative Session planning meeting. Latvala also said that former […]

Jim RosicaJune 30, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, also a Republican candidate for governor in 2018, on Friday posted an $8.7 million net worth, according to his financial disclosure filed with the state. Putnam’s form was received Friday by the Florida Commission on Ethics. The latest filing shows Putnam’s worth rising incrementally from $7.2 million in his 2013 filing, […]


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