Tag: Jeff Ashton

Scott PowersMarch 16, 2017

Former State Attorney Jeff Ashton – former boss and then election opponent to current State Attorney Aramis Ayala – said Thursday he believes she might not have legal ground to take the unprecedented “no death penalty” position she announced earlier Thursday. Ashton also said he believes Ayala may have adopted the position to please her political benefactor, […]

Phil AmmannOctober 26, 2016

George Soros is supporting the effort to mobilize Puerto Rican voters in Orlando and Central Florida, reaching out to the highly valued electorate in the country’s biggest battleground state. Matt Dixon of POLITICO Florida reports the billionaire Democrat mega-donor is funding “United for Progress,” the committee launched in September by Marcos Vilar, a Miami political […]

Associated PressAugust 24, 2016

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has turned over its part of the Pulse nightclub shooting to a local prosecutor in Orlando. The FDLE on Wednesday passed the case to State Attorney Jeff Ashton. The FDLE was investigating the death of gunman Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people and seriously injured another 53 patrons during […]


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