Tag: Pulse nightclub
Rep. Juan Fernandez-Barquin gives his closing remarks on his bill HB 1, known as the "anti-riot bill" during a House session before the bill passed at the Capitol.

Scott PowersJuly 24, 2018
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Democratic state Sen. Linda Stewart shredded the Department of Agriculture Inspector General’s report on concerns regarding the state’s concealed weapons permitting program Tuesday, suggested those concerns were tied to the 2016 Pulse slaughter, and renewed her call for an outside investigation. “I am disturbed by an alarming trend among our elected officials to evade responsibility […]

Scott PowersApril 5, 2018
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Democrats are sharpening their attacks on Rick Scott just as Florida’s Republican Governor bides his time with a no-comment period until the big announcement Monday when he’s expected to become a candidate for the U.S. Senate. On Thursday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee launched a new website “SelfServingScott.com” anticipating Scott’s candidacy. The site lays out […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 26, 2018
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The Second Amendment has already surfaced as an issue in the Attorney General race, although a different perspective will likely emerge once Sean Shaw hits the campaign trail full-time. The Tampa Democrat hasn’t done much campaigning since he officially entered the contest last month, but, undoubtedly, he will transition into candidate-mode when the Legislative Session […]

Scott PowersDecember 6, 2017
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Stories of first responders to the 2016 massacre at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub who have developed post-traumatic stress disorder, including a police officer dismissed Tuesday night, spurred several Orlando lawmakers Wednesday to renew their call for Florida’s Workers Compensation to provide mental health coverage for them. Democratic state Sen. Victor Torres of Orlando and Democratic state […]

Scott PowersAugust 31, 2017
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The Pride Fund to End Gun Violence, a national organization inspired as response to the 2016 massacre at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, announced Thursday it is endorsing Democratic Anna Eskamani in the race for Florida House District 47. The Pride Fund combines advocacies for gay rights and for gun law reforms, and provides both endorsements and […]


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