Tag: North Florida Way
Wilton Simpson wants to help teachers inspire the next generation of agriculture leaders.

Ryan RayFebruary 25, 2016
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Reaching across the aisle and fresh off her barnstorming North Florida Farm Tour, U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham is dropping an agriculture bill along with fellow North Floridian U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho. The bill would create a pilot “AgShare” program, which aims to free up farming equipment being held by the federal government for use by farmers. The […]

Ryan RayJanuary 4, 2016

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A new federal boating safety provision introduced by U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham and a Republican co-sponsor became law this month. Language originally offered by Graham and U.S. Rep. Garret Graves of Louisiana was enacted as part of the FY 2016-2017 transportation budget. The original bill — H.R. 3462, the “Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2015” […]

Ryan RayDecember 15, 2015
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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham announced what a spokesman called a “huge district event” Tuesday: The freshman congresswoman will tour more than a dozen farms in her Panhandle district to highlight agricultural issues. Graham’s “North Florida Farm Tour” will make stops in all 14 counties in her 2nd Congressional District, which runs from Madison to Bay counties in […]

Ryan RaySeptember 25, 2015
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When asked whether she would vote for locally unpopular Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi if elected to the House, U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham replied many time on the campaign trail last year that both parties need new leadership in Congress. With Friday’s surprise announcement Speaker John Boehner will step down from leadership next month – and resign his seat altogether – that vision came […]

Ryan RaySeptember 15, 2015
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Twenty members of Congress signed a letter to the nation’s top agricultural official on Tuesday calling for federal assistance in the Florida’s fight against an infestation of Oriental Fruit Flies that threatens the nation’s wintertime supply of fruits, vegetables and nuts. U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, the Florida delegation’s sole freshman Democrat, joined 12 Republicans and […]

Ryan RayJuly 28, 2015
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Former U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland said Tuesday he won’t seek the Panhandle congressional seat he represented from 2011 until 2015. “It is after great thought and prayerful consideration that I’ve decided not to be a candidate for Congress in 2016,” the Panama City Republican said. “I’ve been blessed with the support of Susan and our […]

Ryan RayJuly 2, 2015
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Communications director for the Florida Democratic Party Joshua Karp is leaving his post to join U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy‘s Democratic campaign to replace outgoing Marco Rubio in the Senate. Karp will remain with the FDP, where press secretary and Twitter gadfly extraordinaire Max Steele is set to replace him,  until the end of the month. He has worked with […]


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