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Staff ReportsJanuary 8, 2019

With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the Florida House staffing merry-go-round. On: Alisa Bergmann is the new district secretary for Macclenny Republican Rep. Chuck Brannan. On: Stephanie Kreps is the new district secretary for St. Petersburg Republican Rep. Nick DiCeglie. Off: Kim Timm is no […]

Staff ReportsNovember 26, 2018

With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements — both on and off — of the legislative merry-go-round. On: House Minority Leader Kionne McGhee has appointed new deputy Democratic leaders: State Reps. Margaret Good, House District 72; Shevrin Jones, HD 101; Richard Stark, HD 104; and Barbara Watson, HD 107. Off: […]

Guest AuthorNovember 19, 2018

Given all the controversy surrounding Florida’s elections and vote recounts, it’s easy to miss the real Election Day surprise — the gains made by black women vying for state legislative seats. These down-ballot victories often get overlooked when compared to top-of-ticket races or controversial ballot initiatives that draw voter interest. Winning seats in the Florida […]

Danny McAuliffeNovember 19, 2018

Incoming House Democratic Leader Kionne McGhee has named four fellow legislators to accompany him in directing party efforts through the next two legislative sessions. McGhee, a Cutler Bay Democrat, selected state Reps. Margaret Good, Shevrin Jones, Richard Stark and Barbara Watson as Deputy Leaders on Monday. With these selections, Democratic leadership will be representative of […]

Peter SchorschJune 23, 2018

A noon Friday deadline to make the ballot for a state legislative seat has come and gone, and 25 incumbent lawmakers (and two fresh faces) have already punched their tickets to Tallahassee. Of the 27 races that are now officially over, Republicans won a half-dozen. Most notable among that crowd is incoming House Speaker Jose […]


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