Tag: Richard Clark
A doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman on Aug. 7, 2018, at a hospital in Chicago. Complaints about pregnant women being turned away from emergency rooms spiked in the months after states began enacting strict abortion laws following the 2022 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. The cases are detailed in federal documents obtained by The Associated Press and raise serious questions about the state of emergency pregnancy care in the U.S. Image via AP/Teresa Crawford.

A.G. GancarskiJune 21, 2017

Electric buses in Jacksonville? They could be here sooner than one thinks. Richard Clark of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority contacted Mayor Lenny Curry for support on a federal grant application last week. “JTA is submitting a Low-No grant application for electric buses that will help serve the Amazon facility on the Northside.  This will be the […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 7, 2016

House District 12 Republican Clay Yarborough faces write-in candidate Jerry Steckloff — whose sole distinction is being more socially conservative than the GOP nominee — Nov. 8. It’s uncertain whether Steckloff had a reason for getting in the race beyond the time-honored tradition of closing the primary. However, his continued position as an active candidate allows Yarborough to […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 15, 2016

As early voting kicks off in Duval County, a passel of current and former Jacksonville city councilmen endorsed Clay Yarborough in House District 12. The endorsers: Michael Corrigan, Al Ferraro, Bill Gulliford, Kevin Hyde, Matt Schellenberg, and Richard Clark. Corrigan, Gulliford, and Clark are all former council presidents. However, Clark is the most significant endorsement in this case. Clark was, […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 11, 2016

Though two former Jacksonville City Council presidents, Bill Bishop and Stephen Joost, went to the press in opposition to County Referendum 1, which would authorize the extension of the half-cent sales tax through 2060 to deal with the $2.8 billion unfunded actuarial liability on public pensions, five more came out in support of the measure Thursday. Former […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 5, 2016

Internal emails from Jacksonville Transportation Authority officials to city officials point to more innovations from JTA to solve transportation issues. One such, “Accessible Transportation for All,” proposes to enhance disabled services. “The proposed Accessible Transportation for All Program will expand the number of accessible vehicles available for all transportation providers including traditional transit providers; social […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 10, 2016

In the race to replace termed-out Lake Ray in Florida’s House District 12, it looks increasingly more like Clay Yarborough will emerge from the scrum for the GOP nomination in the heavily Republican Jacksonville district. Yarborough has been consistent: through seven months of fundraising, he has brought in $74,445. In May, the former Jacksonville City Council president […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 11, 2016

He might not have gotten the co-endorsement of JAXBIZ, the Chamber’s non-partisan political arm. But Clay Yarborough is building momentum in HD 12’s crowded GOP primary. The former president of the Jacksonville City Council raised $14,483.49 in April, bringing his total raised to $63,546.93 with $61,962.35 cash on hand. In terms of cash on hand and total money […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 11, 2016

The enigmatic HD 12 campaign of Republican Richard Clark, a JTA Governmental Affairs Officer, resumed fundraising in March after five months of dormancy. A $9,500 March brought Clark up to $60,000 even, leaving him just over $50,000 on hand. Clark, a former Jacksonville City Councilman, raised money from luminaries, including Susie Wiles, the co-chair of the Florida […]


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