Tag: Miguel Diaz de la Portilla
Smokestacks from the Greenridge Generation power plant tower above nearby homes. Image via The Associated Press.

Peter SchorschNovember 2, 2016

With all eyes focused on Election Day and who will be in office next year, The Children’s Campaign announced its policy priorities for the 2017 legislative Session. “Although the media circus surrounding the contest has created an environment where it’s hard to see anything else, the non-partisan Children’s Campaign has kept its focus on the […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 7, 2016

Miami Republican Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla built on his fundraising lead in the Senate District 37 race against Democratic Rep. Jose Javier Rodriguez, with another $15,000 in contributions between Aug. 13 and Aug. 25. The second-term senator took in 16 contributions over the two-week period, including three $1,000 checks from private prison company […]

Scott PowersSeptember 6, 2016

If campaign money is any measure, eight of the 17 contested Florida Senate seats appear competitive this fall, according to data gathered, compiled and provided by On 3 Public Relations of Tallahassee on Tuesday. That’s after 13 senators were elected either in the Aug. 30 primary or before because of lack of competition, and that’s not counting 10 other […]


Florida Democrats are launching their first TV ad backing Jose Javier Rodriguez in Senate District 37. The ad — a 30-second spot called “Restore” — features Rodriguez talking about his commitment to the people of Miami. In the ad, Rodriguez says “for too long well-connected special interests have had their way.” “I’m fighting to change […]

Peter SchorschJuly 21, 2016

They’ve raised money in California. They’ve raised money in Maine. Now, Florida’s Republican state senators are coming home, hosting a major fundraiser next week in Orlando. The Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee (the FRSCC) will host a fundraising reception July 28 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. Headlining the event are Senate President-designate Joe […]


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