Tag: Roy Hardemon
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Ryan NicolJanuary 9, 2019
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Former state Rep. Roy Hardemon is looking to get his old seat back. Hardemon has filed paperwork with the Florida Division of Elections indicating his plans to run for House District 108 in 2020. Hardemon lost his bid for re-election in a three-way primary contest last August. Dotie Joseph defeated both Hardemon and Joseph Beauvil. […]

Drew WilsonJuly 10, 2018
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The political arm of the Florida Realtors rolled out endorsements Monday for nearly every state legislative election slated for the 2018 ballot. “As Realtors, we pride ourselves on our long-standing efforts to defend private property rights, promote community prosperity and preserve a professional climate that ensures the economic growth of Florida,” said Ann DeFries, chair […]

Phil AmmannAugust 29, 2017
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With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the legislative merry-go-round. Off: Sean White is no longer listed as a legislative analyst in the Senate Majority Office. On: Angela Herndon became administrative support for the House Government Accountability Committee and its subcommittees (Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs; Natural Resources […]

Jim RosicaApril 13, 2017
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Despite bitter opposition from Democrats, the Republican-controlled House Thursday passed its proposal to create privately-run “Schools of Hope” to combat failing public schools in the state.  The measure (HB 5105) was approved by a vote of 77-40 after more than three hours of debate. It now heads to the Senate, where leaders have said they’re open to […]

Staff ReportsMarch 27, 2017
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It’s never too early to start thinking about the next election cycle, and a host of legislative hopefuls are already thinking about the next election cycle. State election records show dozens of members of the House, Senate, and other legislative hopefuls have filed to run in 2018. Rep. Shevrin Jones filed to run for re-election […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 15, 2017
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Addressing what he called the “obvious elephant in the room,” Florida Chamber President Mark Wilson criticized Florida House members who backed an effort to end economic incentive programs, calling the move political. “I want to be blunt for a few minutes,” said Wilson. “This is not a Legislature trying to seek how to diversify the […]

Staff ReportsJuly 15, 2016
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There’s just a few weeks until the election, and organizations across the state are rolling out endorsements for state and federal candidates. Several organizations — including the Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida, Florida State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police, and Ruth’s List Florida — issued endorsements this week. — More than six dozen Southwest Florida […]


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