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Mitch PerryFebruary 17, 2015
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The pent-up demand among Floridians to have a solar power option is strong. If you doubt that, consider that just a month into announcing their campaign,  Floridians for Solar Choice organizers have announced they already have gathered 100,000 signatures to get a constitutional amendment on the 2016 ballot, and say nearly 1,000 people have joined […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 17, 2015
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They won’t back down. That was the theme of a press conference held Tuesday morning in Tampa by immigration activists, reacting to an order issued late Monday by a federal judge that temporarily will block a federal immigration program that would have potentially shielded millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. “We’re here to give the […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 17, 2015
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They won’t back down. That was the theme of a press conference held Tuesday morning in Tampa by immigration activists, reacting to an order issued late Monday by a federal judge that temporarily will block a federal immigration program that would have potentially shielded millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. “We’re here to give the […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 17, 2015
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Although Democrats Bob Buckhorn and Rick Kriseman are close political allies, they definitely don’t always share the same public policy prescriptions. Throughout much of 2014, there was a demand among progressives in Florida and across the nation to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. The minimum wage in Florida currently is $8.05 an […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 16, 2015
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Speaking at a chilly Tampa International Airport, Gov. Rick Scott and Tampa Bay tourism officials hailed the record-breaking number of visitors to Florida this past year, but the governor also acknowledged it will take more than just tourism to drive the Florida economy. There were 97 million tourists who visited the Sunshine State in 2014, exceeding […]


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