Tag: Senate Republicans

Drew WilsonAugust 24, 2018

Incoming Senate President Bill Galvano on Friday said he helped reel in more than $7.2 million over the last four months for the main political committee supporting Republican state Senate campaigns. The finance report for the Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee (FRSCC) had not been uploaded to the Division of Elections public website as of Friday afternoon, […]

Peter SchorschJune 20, 2017

Andrew Gillum blasted Senate Republicans Tuesday for “hiding” behind its Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill, an “immoral disaster” which is being written largely behind closed doors and without Democrat input. But the Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic candidate for Florida Governor is not the only one. Gillum is part of a growing chorus of disapproval coming from both […]

Peter SchorschAugust 27, 2016

Top Senate Republicans brought in big hauls through their political committees over the past two weeks, according to newly filed finance reports. Between Aug. 13 and Aug. 25, Fort Myers Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto raised $142,500 through her “Protect Florida Families” committee, including $50,000 checks from Trilby Sen. Wilton Simpson’s “Jobs for Florida” committee and Sen. Bill Galvano’s […]

Gary FineoutOctober 19, 2015

Florida’s Republican-led Legislature, which has split this year over everything from health care spending to new congressional districts, could be engulfed in a new political firestorm. Legislators opened up a 19-day Special Session on Monday with the goal of redrawing state Senate districts. Legislative leaders called the Special Session after the Senate acknowledged in court […]

Daniel TilsonMay 21, 2015

Conservative Florida Republicans of good conscience, unite! Unite in demanding your local state representatives in the Florida House be given the opportunity to publicly vote Aye or Nay on a Senate plan to provide health insurance coverage to more than 800,000 uninsured Floridians stuck in the “Florida Coverage Gap.” Hey, you’ve got nothing to lose […]

Phil AmmannMarch 23, 2015

Both the Florida House and Senate released spending plans for the upcoming fiscal year, providing funding for everything from education and transportation to the newly passed Amendment 1 land-conservation measure. Beyond that, however, the two budgets could not be further apart; almost $5 billion, to be exact. Bill Day’s latest takes aim at this fiscal […]


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