Tag: BDS Movement

Scott PowersDecember 13, 2018
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An international backlash against Airbnb’s November decision to not work with Israeli rental home hosts in Israel’s West Bank settlements is emerging in Florida with Surfside declaring the vacation rental home marketing platform is in violation of its law and Miami set to follow with a resolution condemning the company. The municipalities’ backlash comes after Airbnb […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 29, 2018
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The polls say that the race for Governor between Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum is too close to call. However, the battle for the hearts and minds of law enforcement is no contest: On Monday, DeSantis rolled out yet another endorsement from a police union. The International Union of Police Associations, citing the “extreme positions” taken by Gillum […]

Drew WilsonNovember 7, 2017
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A pair of Republican state lawmakers filed bills Tuesday to strengthen a 2016 law capping contracts between Florida governments and companies that support the anti-Israel “Boycott, Divestiture, and Sanctions” movement. Current law allows Florida municipal governments to do up to $1 million of business each year with anti-Israel companies, but the 2018 measures, HB 545 […]

Jim RosicaDecember 21, 2015
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A bipartisan show of support for Israel has been filed in the Florida Legislature. State Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, a Miami Republican, and state Rep. Lori Berman, a Lantana Democrat, filed their respective bills (SR 1184/HR 1001) last week. The resolutions are intended as ceremonial shows of support from each chamber, to be sent […]


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