Tag: Geraldine Thompson
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Frank TorresAugust 19, 2015
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Orlando State Sen. Geraldine Thompson filed legislation Wednesday that would prohibit the display of Confederate flags at government buildings. Senate Bill 154  reads, in part: “The display of the flag or emblem of the Confederate States of America or any flag or emblem used by the Confederate States of America or its military or naval forces at any time […]

Frank TorresAugust 19, 2015
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Political operatives in Central Florida are certain U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown will not sit still if (or when) her congressional district is redrawn. Brown might consider running in Florida’s 10th Congressional District, which covers much of the Orlando area, if she loses the fight to keep her current District 5 seat, which has caught the attention of the Florida Supreme court […]

Frank TorresAugust 10, 2015
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Orlando state Sen. Geraldine Thompson says she would consider running for Congress under the recently proposed maps that would place her in the competitively redrawn 10th District. Thompson said she’s spoken to Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Allison Tant about the possibility of running, and cited her years of public service and work in the Legislature as […]

Frank TorresAugust 7, 2015
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New legislation filed by Orlando Sen. Geraldine Thompson would require retailers to ensure customers trying on “intimate apparel” in its stores use underlying clothing or barriers in its facilities. The bill’s text reads… “Intimate apparel.—A retail store may not allow customer to try on intimate apparel in the store unless the item is tried on over […]

Staff ReportsJune 23, 2015
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In a blistering press release, state Sen. Geraldine Thompson said Gov. Rick Scott vetoed eight projects she supported in the state budget because she doesn’t “think like him.” “I championed eight projects for appropriations that would benefit low-income and minority communities, all eight were vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott,” she said in a prepared statement. […]

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Senate Democrats have filed an emergency petition with the Florida Supreme Court asking the justices to deliver an expedited ruling on whether the House of Representatives violated the state Constitution when they abruptly adjourned Tuesday. Minority Leader Arthenia Joyner and members of the Democratic Caucus walked from the Senate Office Building at the Capitol to […]


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