Tag: Billie Bussard

A.G. GancarskiJune 22, 2018

In Senate District 4, the electoral landscape is becoming much more interesting for incumbent state Sen. Aaron Bean. The Fernandina Beach Republican faces both a primary challenge and (should he prevail) two emerging general election opponents. All three candidates qualified as of Friday morning, In the GOP primary, Bean takes on a familiar rival: Carlos Slay, a […]

Drew WilsonJune 21, 2018

Republican Sen. Aaron Bean, who faces challengers on all sides in his 2018 re-election bid, got a boost Thursday by way of an endorsement from the Florida Retail Federation. The retail trade group highlighted the Fernandina Beach lawmaker’s help voting down a bill to increase the “felony threshold limit” — the value of goods an […]

Melissa RossApril 19, 2016

Whether it’s the always-interesting 2016 election, Jacksonville’s pension fund issues, or the sudden congressional seat vacancy in the city, interest in politics is high on the First Coast at the moment. In fact, it’s driving a huge RSVP response to the monthly Beaches Democratic Club meeting tonight in Neptune Beach, with a featured speech by Jacksonville […]

Melissa RossApril 13, 2016

Given that he’s the most popular Democrat in town, it’s no surprise that the Jacksonville Beaches Democratic Club is touting the appearance of former Jacksonville Mayor and At-Large Jacksonville City Councilman Tommy Hazouri at their upcoming meeting. Hazouri “will give an update on important city issues and local environmentalists will review recent Earth Day events” at […]


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