Tag: Bill Hager

Drew WilsonApril 17, 2018

Matt Spritz announced Tuesday that Loxahatchee Republican Rep. Rick Roth is endorsing his bid to replace Rep. Bill Hager in House District 89. “I proudly endorse Matt Spritz for State Representative. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Matt in Tallahassee for some time, and I’ve seen firsthand his dedication to our community and his tireless work ethic,” […]

Drew WilsonApril 3, 2018

Republican Matt Spritz announced Tuesday that former Palm Beach Councilman Bill Diamond endorsed his campaign for House District 89. “I’m proud to endorse Matt Spritz in his campaign for the State House,” Diamond said. “I know Matt will fight for our community with passion and dedication. I’m confident he is the right person for the […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 25, 2018

Bill Nelson is responding to criticism offered by Rick Scott that the Democrat has done “nothing” when it comes to gun safety. “I have voted for and sponsored every major piece of legislation, including the comprehensive background checks, as well as getting the assault rifles off the streets,” Nelson told reporters Sunday following a church service […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 25, 2018

Republican Bill Hager, the chairman of the appropriations committee in the Florida House which will be asked to budget as much as $500 million to bolster the state’s school safety programs, gun laws and mental-health initiatives, is calling on Gov. Rick Scott to remove Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. Israel is under intense scrutiny after Coral Springs […]

Michael MolineFebruary 2, 2018

An attempt in the Florida House to scale back legislation targeting retroactive denials of medical insurance claims hasn’t exactly mollified the insurance lobby. A string of lobbyists representing health carriers testified during a recent committee hearing against HB 217 by Boca Raton Republican Bill Hager, notwithstanding an amendment restricting its provisions to policy grace periods […]

Drew WilsonJanuary 29, 2018

Republican Matt Spritz announced Monday that former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff endorsed his bid to take over for term-limited Republican state Rep. Bill Hager in House District 89. “I’m pleased to endorse Matt Spritz in his campaign for the Florida House,” Bogdanoff said in a press release. “Matt’s enthusiasm is contagious and his optimism is […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 15, 2018

When Dunedin-based Democrat Bernie Fensterwald III entered the local political scene two years ago, there was significant attention paid to his personal finances after documents showed he was worth $19.8 million. Criticism ultimately followed after he lost his challenge to Republican Chris Sprowls in the House District 65 seat, spending just $35,000 in the race, […]


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