Tag: Duval DEC

A.G. GancarskiMarch 20, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum addressed a crowd of Jacksonville Democrats Monday evening, his second Northeast Florida foray in three days. Gillum is no stranger to the region; in fact, he was campaigning here even in his pre-candidate phase. Though Gillum’s remarks were familiar to those who have heard his stump speech, they were welcome expressions for Democrats […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 24, 2016

What if someone called a press conference and Jacksonville City Council “public comment” broke out? That was the scene Wednesday as a half-dozen opponents of County Referendum 1 — the so-called “pension tax” vote, which would extend a current half-cent sales tax past its current sunset date in 2030 and devote it to the $2.85 billion […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 21, 2016

FloridaPolitics.com has learned that Jacksonville City Councilman Tommy Hazouri made political contributions from his office account, violating Florida Statute 106.141. Hazouri had two expenditures that could be defined as “political contributions” in Q4 2015. The first expenditure: a $250 Nov. 5 donation to the Florida Democratic Party, itemized as a “donation to send Young Democrats to South […]


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