Tag: Martin County

Danny McAuliffeDecember 3, 2018
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Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and future Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez are enlisting more than 40 policy experts, officeholders and private-industry leaders to help the incoming administration make sound agricultural and environmental policy decisions. DeSantis’ transition team unveiled its Advisory Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture on Monday.  Leading the committee is Republican U.S. Rep. Brian […]

Scott PowersNovember 27, 2018
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Characterizing Virgin Trains USA’s agreement offering safety upgrades while ending some longtime opposition as a good first step, more is needed, state Sen. Debbie Mayfield said Tuesday. Mayfield intends to keep the pressure on the private railroad company seeking to extend passenger train service. Over the weekend, Virgin Trains USA, formerly known as Brightline (and All Aboard […]

Ryan NicolOctober 4, 2018
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Amid widespread beach closures across South Florida Thursday because of the appearance of red tide, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced it will offer $3 million in grants to help counties deal with the outbreak. Palm Beach announced the closure of all county beaches Thursday. Miami-Dade also joined in after red tide was found […]

Ryan NicolSeptember 24, 2018
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Toby Overdorf, a Treasure Coast Republican, remains ahead in the fundraising contest against his Democratic opponent in House District 83, Matt Theobald. According to the latest reports filed with the Florida Division of Elections, Overdorf pulled in $12,500 Sept. 1-14. He listed only $770 in expenditures during that period. Much of Overdorf’s fundraising came from […]

Ryan NicolAugust 28, 2018
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State Rep. Gayle Harrell has earned the chance for a promotion to the state Senate in November, defeating Belinda Keiser in the GOP primary for Senate District 25. Harrell ended the night with 56 percent of the vote, while Keiser earned 44 percent despite Keiser dumping $1.6 million into her campaign account. The pair were running […]


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