Tag: Jose Rodriguez

Scott PowersAugust 24, 2017

Dinners are being planned throughout Florida this month featuring Democratic lawmakers and young, undocumented immigrants to draw attention to the federal Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program that is at risk of being ended by the administration of President Donald Trump. The meals, which include events that occurred in the past week featuring Tallahassee Mayor Andrew […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 12, 2016

On Tuesday, the campaign of Hans Tanzler, Republican running for the nomination in Florida’s 4th Congressional District, got a key endorsement: former Central Intelligence Agency Director of Counterterrorism Jose Rodriguez. Rodriguez, a University of Florida graduate who will also be advising Tanzler on national security policy, was chief of staff of the Counterterrorism Center immediately after […]

Mitch PerryDecember 2, 2015

A bill that would create a new regulatory framework in Florida for the controversial practice known as fracking  passed a House panel Wednesday, despite overwhelming public testimony against it. The House Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee approved the bill (HB 191), filed by Estero Republican Rep. Ray Rodrigues and Rep. Cary Pigman, an Avon Park Republican, on a 9-3 […]

Mitch PerryJune 22, 2015

No “fracking fees.” That was the message from a press conference held Monday afternoon in St. Petersburg, as state Representatives Dwight Dudley (D-St. Petersburg), Jose Javier Rodriguez (D-Miami), and Amanda Murphy (D-New Port Richey) spoke out against a decision last week by the Florida Public Service Commission that would allow Florida Power & Light to collect up to […]


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