Tag: Mark Pafford
Cutouts are seated at Oakland Coliseum as Chicago White Sox's Dallas Keuchel, center, pitches to Oakland Athletics' Tommy La Stella during Game 2 of an American League wild-card baseball series in Oakland, California.

Guest AuthorOctober 16, 2015

I attended the annual Tallahassee ritual Wednesday when politicians address the media and take some questions. The Republicans talked in generalities at the AP Legislative Planning Session and, for the most part, refused to respond to direct questions with direct answers. The Democrats, because they have absolutely no power in Florida government, mostly complained. Nonetheless, […]

Guest AuthorDecember 15, 2014

Gwen Graham took a victory lap in the Panhandle this past week; meeting with business leaders in four of the biggest counties of the 2nd Congressional District. Graham is a rare Florida Democrat; she won an election. While party leaders stage their familiar post-midterm drama, politicians, consultants and donors expressing bewilderment about the shellacking the […]

Mitch PerryMay 5, 2016

Outgoing state legislator Arthenia Joyner has been a pioneer throughout her professional career in law and politics, and with just months to go before she ends her legislative career in Tallahassee, she was given a commemoration Thursday by the Tampa City Council honoring her work. The 73-year-old lifelong Democrat currently represents Tampa’s Senate District 19, where she […]

Mitch PerryApril 7, 2016

Progress Florida has unveiled their “Champions of Florida’s Middle Class” for 2016,” consisting of 14 House Democrats and four Senate Democrats. There are no Republicans on the list. The progressive activist group is celebrating these Democrats for their stances on fracking bans (HB 191/SB 318), public schools (HB 7029), reproductive health care (HB 1411/SB 1722), guns on campus […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 10, 2016

The House Appropriations Committee Wednesday approved a bill seeking to shift the cost of relocating utility lines for infrastructure improvements from utilities to public entities. In some cases, the costs would be absorbed by the Florida Department of Transportation. According to LobbyTools, HB 461, filed by Pensacola Republican Rep. Clay Ingram, came after an opinion […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 10, 2016

House Republicans shot down a request that would have allowed the Department of Health and the Agency for Health Care Administration to continue contracting with Planned Parenthood for women’s health services. The request came after nearly two hours of discussion, much of which was directed to the Planned Parenthood language, on the House’s proposed health […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 21, 2016

A proposal that would amend the Florida Constitution to limit Supreme Court justices and appellate judges to two six-year terms was approved by the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday. “I think it’s a great bill,” said an enthusiastic Richard Corcoran, the House Budget chairman who hails from Pasco County. He said that there are only two […]


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