Tag: John Mica
Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey gives a speech at the groundbreaking flanked by City Commissioners Dianne Williams-Cox and Curtis Richardson.

Scott PowersFebruary 21, 2018

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board of Directors voted Wednesday to tell the federal Transportation Security Administration that if it does not start pleasing Orlando International Airport officials more the airport will seek to replace federal screeners with a private company. The board essentially is telling the federal agency that Orlando International Airport leaders are […]

Drew WilsonOctober 12, 2017

Freshman U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy has passed the $1 million mark in fundraising for her re-election campaign in Florida’s 7th Congressional District. Her campaign touted the fundraising milestone, as well as Murphy’s $310,000 effort in the third quarter in a Thursday email, where spokesman Zachary Poe said the Orlando Democrat is gearing up to counter […]

Scott PowersNovember 30, 2016

An event in Congresswoman-elect Stephanie Murphy‘s infancy keeps redirecting her life, a life that has the 38-year-old business professor heading to Washington to represent Orlando and Central Florida as the first Vietnamese-American woman in Congress. When she was six months old, her family fled Vietnam on a refugee boat. Stephanie, her mother, father, brother, and dozens of mostly […]

Scott PowersNovember 11, 2016

Outgoing Winter Park Republican U.S. Rep. John Mica is being talked about as a possible secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation in President-elect Donald Trump‘s administration. Mica, who lost Tuesday’s election, ending his 24-year congressional career, has made his mark both nationally and in Central Florida primarily through programs involving trains, planes, ship ports, […]

Scott PowersNovember 10, 2016

Outside groups spent $8 million in Florida’s 7th Congressional District, mostly to help Democrat Stephanie Murphy oust Republican U.S. Rep. John Mica. Updated campaign finance documents filed with the Federal Election Commission this week show outside groups such as the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Democrats’ House Majority PAC combined to spend nearly $6.3 […]

Scott PowersNovember 8, 2016

U.S. Rep. John Mica’s 24-year congressional career has ended representing the largely suburban, largely Republican constituency north of Orlando, thanks to voters in new parts of his district. With all but one precinct fully reported in Orange and Seminole Counties, and all early and mail-in votes counted, Democrat Stephanie Murphy has defeated Mica in a close […]


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