Tag: Eleanor Sobel
Smokestacks from the Greenridge Generation power plant tower above nearby homes. Image via The Associated Press.

Phil AmmannDecember 15, 2015

With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – the legislative merry-go-round. On: Caitlin Butler, formerly Florida field director for Turning Point USA, is now district secretary for Altamonte Springs Republican State Rep. Bob Cortes. Off: Jonathon Little is no longer Cortes’ legislative assistant. He […]

Ryan RayDecember 4, 2015

Broward Sen. Eleanor Sobel announced Friday she will run for mayor of Hollywood, confirming speculation that began shortly after Mayor Peter Bober announced he would not seek re-election. Sobel said in September she was “forestalling any decision until after the Legislative Session is completed in March” of next year, but has had a change of heart. The Democratic […]

Phil AmmannNovember 24, 2015

With a tip of the hat to Legislative IQ powered by LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the legislative merry-go-round. Off and On: Nancy Bernier is no longer a legislative assistant for Rockledge Republican state Sen. Thad Altman. She is now the district secretary for Melbourne Republican state Rep. Ritch Workman. Off: […]

Ryan RayOctober 5, 2015

Hollywood Sen. Eleanor Sobel filed the “Victoria Q. Gaetz Racing Greyhound Protection Act” for the second time in as many years Friday. The bill, whose title honors the animal-loving wife of former Senate president Sen. Don Gaetz, would mandate that greyhound racetrack operators report all injuries to the state’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation. While many tracks […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 21, 2015

Author and child advocate Lauren Book has drawn an opponent in her campaign for Sen. Eleanor Sobel’s Senate District 33 seat. Davie Democrat Emmanuel Blimie filed Wednesday, setting up a primary in the left-leaning seat. The candidates have more in common than just their senate aspirations. Like Book, Blimie is also an author and founder of […]

Phil AmmannSeptember 1, 2015

Plantation-based author and child advocate Lauren Book has made it official: She’s begun her long-awaited candidacy for Florida Senate with a list of high-profile endorsements. Book, 30 and a former teacher, is CEO of Lauren’s Kids, a nonprofit foundation to educate children, parents, and teachers about preventing childhood sexual abuse. She is running as a […]


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