Tag: Claude Pepper

Ryan RayOctober 15, 2015

Thursday’s announcement from the Social Security Administration that beneficiaries will receive no cost-of-living increase to their monthly payments in 2016 has added new urgency for reforms to the way benefits for seniors are remitted, says U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson. In a conference call with reporters, Grayson called for an increase in benefits to account for the decreasing […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 27, 2015

Every weekday morning, I have a tradition. I look into the soulful eyes of President Richard Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew as I decide what to have for breakfast. No, it’s not because I have a Nixon/Agnew fetish; that’s beside the point. It’s more because I like to eat breakfast on the cheap and convenient to Jacksonville’s […]

Ryan RayJuly 2, 2015

Palm Beach Gardens lawyer Jonathan Chane on Thursday became the 10th candidate to formally announce intentions to succeed U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, who’s abdicating the seat to run for U.S. Senate, in Florida’s 18th Congressional District in Palm Beach County. Chane brings substantial local and Tallahassee muscle to the race: The 42-year old Democrat is […]

Ryan RayJune 29, 2015

Shelley Vana, the mayor of Florida’s third-largest county, gave the nod on Monday to Melissa McKinlay, a Palm Beach commissioner seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy in Congress. The move is a coup for McKinlay locally: Vana’s endorsement comes as other Democrats, including fellow sitting commissioner Priscilla Taylor, are also seeking to assume the 18th […]


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