Tag: Dave Simmons

Scott PowersOctober 16, 2017

State Rep. Bob Cortes went to Puerto Rico Monday to oversee a disaster relief effort arranged by Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran and coordinated by him and other members of the Seminole County Legislative Caucus. Cortes, a Republican from Altamonte Springs, is overseeing delivery of about four tons of supplies headed for the hard-hit eastern part […]

Scott PowersOctober 5, 2017

Republican state Rep. Jason Brodeur still has three years before the 2020 election he’s shooting for, but the Sanford Republican has some money in the bank and he’s been spending money lately to get his messages out, much of it in the form of public service text messages following Hurricane Irma. Brodeur, who’s aiming to […]

Scott PowersAugust 14, 2017

Florida’s Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is endorsing Florida state Rep. Mike Miller in the Republican primary to run for Congress in Florida’s 7th Congressional District. “I’m proud to announce my support for Mike Miller for Congress today,” Rubio stated in a news release issued by congressional campaign. “Jeanette and I have known Mike & […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 19, 2016

A bill to set statewide insurance standards for drivers of ridesharing services advanced unanimously in the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee Tuesday. Unlike the bill moving through the Florida House sponsored by Republican Matt Gaetz, the Senate bill (SB 1118) sponsored by Altamonte Springs Republican Dave Simmons deals solely with the insurance requirements required for Transportation Network […]

Mitch PerryMay 8, 2015

As of early Friday afternoon, the ride-sharing app Uber had gathered more than 25,000 signatures on its website petitioning state lawmakers to address regulation issues regarding transportation network companies (TNC) when they convene in Special Session next month. One influential Republican said he wouldn’t be surprised to see such legislation brought up when the House and Senate […]


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