Tag: Andrew Joseph III

Mitch PerryDecember 12, 2016

Bob Dylan opted to blow off the Nobel Prize for Literature awards ceremony in Sweden this weekend, instead opting to have Azita Raji, the U.S. Ambassador in Sweden, read a speech that he composed (And no, I had never heard of our ambassador to Sweden until I looked it up this weekend). Among those who care about this […]

Mitch PerryMarch 9, 2016

Although Bernie Sanders and his supporters have to be feeling great after the Vermont senator stunned everyone Tuesday night by defeating Hillary Clinton in Michigan, Clinton’s victory in the richer delegate state of Mississippi won her more delegates for the night, 86-69. Nevertheless, it’s certainly a stunning rebuke to the pollsters and pundits, some predicting Clinton […]

Mitch PerryMarch 8, 2016

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson announced on Tuesday that the Department of Justice will not investigate the circumstances involving the death of Andrew Joseph III, the 14-year-old black youth who was ejected from the Florida State Fair on Student Day in 2014 and died trying to cross Interstate 4. Assistant Attorney General Peter J. Kadzik responded back to […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 6, 2016

Orlando-area Democratic U.S. Rep. and U.S. Senate candidate Alan Grayson will deliver a keynote on Saturday night at USF in a fundraising reception for the late Andrew Joseph III. Joseph was the black Riverview teen killed two years ago as he tried to cross Interstate 4 on foot after he was ejected from the Florida State Fair in Tampa. […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 22, 2015

Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill is calling on Sheriff David Gee to investigate the contract awarded to Parsons Brinckerhoff for the public outreach effort for a proposed transportation sales tax. He’s also calling on PB to stop all work on the Go Hillsborough campaign, until Gee’s inquiry is complete. That second action sounds more dramatic than it […]


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