Tag: Mark Pafford
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Jim RosicaOctober 14, 2015

House Democratic Leader Mark Pafford played the role of the not-so-loyal opposition Wednesday, floating ideas that are heretical to the controlling Republican caucus, including extending legislative term limits and prohibiting fundraising during committee weeks.  “Boy, that would be charming,” he said with a grin. “That would change things.” Pafford, a Palm Beach County state representative, appeared before a group […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 21, 2015

A second Republican has filed for House District 86, currently held by term-limited Democrat Mark Pafford, setting up a GOP primary for the heavily Democratic district. Laurel Bennett, who runs health records company PHR Solutions, filed for the seat Friday, joining fellow Republican Stuart Wade Mears and Democrats Tinuade Pena and Matt Willhite in the […]

Frank TorresAugust 24, 2015

Florida House Democratic Leader Mark Pafford announced his endorsement of Susannah Randolph for the 9th Congressional District race on Monday morning, citing the former district director’s work protecting the environment as a key factor “Susannah started her career fighting against offshore drilling and protecting Florida’s wildlife like manatees and panthers,”  Pafford said in a prepared […]

Mitch PerryJuly 14, 2015

Associated Industries of Florida, considered a powerhouse lobbyist group for the business establishment in Tallahassee, has produced their annual scorecard on how often state lawmakers have maintained the AFI line, and the discrepancy isn’t that large between Democrats and Republicans in the state Senate, at least. AIF’s 2015 Voting Records contains each of the state’s 120 legislators voting […]

Ryan RayJune 5, 2015

Moments after the House voted down a bipartisan plan to expand access to health care for hundreds of thousands of Floridians, those championing the efforts lamented the missed opportunity. Senate President Andy Gardiner issued a statement saying, “The critical health care challenges facing Florida still remain. This weekend, members of the Legislature will begin a […]

Ryan RayJune 4, 2015

After an hours-long procession of skeptical questions from House Republicans, Rep. Mia Jones led the Senate’s so-called “FHIX 2.0” bill — SB 2A, a bill to expand health coverage to Florida’s more than 800,000 uninsured via private plans largely funded by the federal government — to a procedural milestone, as the bill was rolled over for […]

Phil AmmannMay 10, 2015

Tracy Pafford, wife of House Minority Leader Mark Pafford, has ended the 2016 campaign to replace her term-limited husband in House District 86. In January, Tracy Pafford filed a Democratic campaign account for the seat, which covers parts of Palm Beach County. Since then, the Palm Beach Post reports that Pafford received endorsements from Palm […]


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