Tag: toxic algae

Scott PowersOctober 18, 2018

Two days after she and her Republican election opponent drew a clear distinction on climate change, Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy ridiculed him Thursday for dismissing that humans might have a role. “My opponent, state Rep. Mike Miller, he refuses to recognize that humans contribute to climate change. And making matters worse, he dismissed concerns […]

Scott PowersSeptember 25, 2018

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson‘s campaign is launching two very different new television commercials, one attacking his election opponent Republican Gov. Rick Scott and the other drawing inspiration from Nelson’s moment as an astronaut. Nelson’s first ad, “Speak”, shows no mercy for Scott, setting him up to take blame for the red tide disaster devastating […]

Danny McAuliffeAugust 31, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott announced on Friday an additional $3 million in grant funding for communities impacted by red tide. Over the past few months, Scott and the Department of Environmental Protection have rolled out algae-targeting grants in $3 million batches. The grand total to date: $9 million. That sum includes the $3 million announced in […]


Randy Perkins is out with two new advertisements, including one focused on the area’s water woes. The Treasure Coast Democrat released the advertisements Wednesday. Both are running in the West Palm Beach media market. The first advertisement — a 30-second spot called “Action” — highlights the frustration Treasure Coast residents are feeling over water quality […]


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