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Mitch PerryMarch 21, 2017
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Legislation banning sanctuary city policies moved through another Florida House committee Tuesday. Yalaha Republican Rep. Larry Metz‘s bill (HB 697) would force any “sanctuary city” or county in Florida to remove all formal or informal policies shielding undocumented immigrants from federal custody. It passed the House Subcommittee on Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs on a 9-5 vote on Tuesday. The […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 3, 2016
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In a decision issued Sept. 27, the Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) dismissed a claim from the Communications Workers of America saying the city of Jacksonville demonstrated a “refusal to bargain in good faith.” The CWA’s grievance was rooted in Jacksonville canceling a meeting with them in September that the CWA insisted would happen. PERC general counsel John […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 27, 2016
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On Thursday, Sept. 22, the Communication Workers of America filed a complaint with the Public Employees Relations Commission against the City of Jacksonville. The CWA alleges a “refusal to bargain in good faith.” The contract between the CWA and the city lapsed in 2015. Kevin Kimber, the CWA representative, alleges that after one 20-minute “meet and greet” […]

Guest AuthorJuly 5, 2016
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Regarding your repeated charge that fellow legislators make others “prone to committing violent acts” when they make “speeches” in opposition to bills which call for special and new LGBT rights in the Legislature. Dear Rep. Richardson: Since your election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012 until now, I have always known your reputation as […]

Mitch PerryMarch 4, 2016
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Undoubtedly, we’ll hear in the next week (and into the fall) about how Florida is so important nationally because it’s a “Purple State” that reflects the views of our nation about diversity. Yet on far too many issues our state is severely conservative, to quote Mitt Romney. Take its laws on how we decide who qualifies […]

Mitch PerryMarch 3, 2016
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Local union presidents from the Communication Workers of America (CWA) have announced their endorsement of Tim Canova in the CD 23 race. Canova is running against Democratic incumbent Debbie Wasserman Schultz.   The union cited their unhappiness with Wasserman Schultz for her support for Fast Track Authorization for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and working to block […]


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