Tag: 2018

Scott PowersApril 6, 2019

Democratic state Sen. Gary Farmer of Fort Lauderdale is calling for recognition of the Florida State University school’s 2018 national championship in women’s soccer. Farmer, an FSU alum, submitted SR 1838 Thursday to congratulate the team, which defeated North Carolina on Dec. 2 to win the NCAA championship. It was the team’s second national championship in five years. The Seminoles finished 20-4-3, getting hot […]

Ryan NicolJanuary 10, 2019

A new report from the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) shows trial lawyers spent about $9.2 million on advertising in the Tampa-St. Petersburg and Miami-Fort Lauderdale media markets during the third quarter of 2018. That’s just a slice of the $226 million spent in markets nationwide. That’s an increase of about $40 million over spending in […]

Scott PowersNovember 27, 2018

The centrist Democratic caucus Blue Dog Coalition has elected Winter Park’s Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy as their leader for the 116th Congress. Murphy, entering her second term in Congress, was unanimously elected Tuesday evening to serve as c0-chair for administration, the most senior leadership position administration for the 24-member coalition. Murphy, who is Vietnamese-American, […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 1, 2018

With only a handful of weekends left until Election Day, everyone’s doing something. On Twitter, Democrats outshined Republicans this weekend. But the GOP, which held its largest fundraising event of the year on Saturday night, isn’t lacking by any means. The signs are coming for Rick Scott‘s Senate bid: Rick Scott signs getting installed thanks […]

Scott PowersAugust 14, 2018

Democrats’ voter registration gains in greater Orlando is spelling bigger challenges for several Republicans running in GOP-held Florida House seats. It includes state Reps. Mike La Rosa and Bob Cortes, whose districts are turning bluer as they seek re-elections this fall. In many ways, Central Florida mirrors statewide trends in the era of President Donald […]


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