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Mitch PerryJanuary 16, 2018

Democratic state Rep. Sean Shaw has made it official: he’s running for Attorney General this year, promising if elected to operate differently from term-limited Pam Bondi. “The people of our state should be able to count on their Attorney General to protect them and to always enforce the rule of law, not have someone more concerned with […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 27, 2017

Tampa Democrat Sean Shaw has submitted his first appropriations request for the 2017 Legislative Session. The freshman lawmaker is requesting $1 million for rehabbing the historic Cuban Club in Ybor City. According to the budget request, the facility has damaged structural support columns, beams and floor slabs on all four floors that would be removed and replaced in order to achieve the structural stability of […]

Mitch PerryAugust 30, 2016

Sean Shaw will be returning to Tallahassee next year, representing Hillsborough County’s House District 61, which encompasses  Ybor City, Tampa Heights, Seminole Heights, and East Tampa. In an incredibly tight race, the Tampa attorney defeated East Tampa activist and businesswoman Dianne Hart, getting 42.71 percent of the vote to Hart’s 41.92 percent. Shaw received 6,696 votes to Hart’s […]

Mitch PerryAugust 8, 2016

The Democratic Progressive Caucus released a slate of endorsements Monday, including Tampa attorney Sean Shaw in the race to represent District 61 in the state House. “We’ve been working for months to spread my progressive message and share my plan to make sure Tallahassee is working for everyone,” Shaw said. “That means raising the minimum wage, expanding […]


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