Tag: sanctuary city

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 30, 2018

On Tuesday afternoon, the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee will be the first Senate panel to mull the sanctuary cities ban bill (HB 9) that passed the House already. And one of the House co-sponsors of that measure — Jacksonville Republican Jay Fant, a candidate for Attorney General — sent an email to supporters last night, urging them […]

Scott PowersNovember 27, 2017

The city of Orlando is considering a resolution that would have the City Council and Mayor Buddy Dyer formally declare their policy that police and other city officials not get involved in immigration matters, including a policy against questioning people whether their status is legal or not. The resolution would state what already is the […]

Scott PowersFebruary 10, 2017

No one has identified Orlando as one of the “sanctuary cities” providing safe havens for undocumented immigrants while sustaining conservatives’ wrath and potential funding cuts from President Donald Trump‘s orders, but when the question comes up, Orlando responds with a puzzle. “While it’s not clear exactly what the definition of a “sanctuary city” is, it is clear […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 29, 2016

A new ad from Congressional District 4 Republican Hans Tanzler attempts to draw “contrasts” between him and his opponent, “Liberal John Rutherford.” Tanzler’s ad paints a picture of Rutherford as a tax-and-spend liberal who opposes the National Rifle Association. “Liberal John Rutherford grew government spending. Fought for higher taxes. And opposed the NRA. Rutherford also made Jacksonville […]


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