Recently, at a Broward Democratic Progressive Caucus event, newly minted Florida Democratic Party President Sally Boynton Brown declared that poor people didn't care about issues and voted based on emotions. According to the Miami New Times, she also declared that the best Democrats should hope for in Florida is a purple state.
“I like working for Uncle Sam. Lets me know just who I am.”---By Bob Dvorchak
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It wasn't their intention, but Florida Supreme Court justices' Gretna decision sure started the engine on the Legislature's 2018 gravy train.
The pleasant surprise of the First 100 Days is over. The action was hectic, heated, often confused, but well within the bounds of normalcy. Policy (e.g., health care) was being hashed out, a Supreme Court nominee confirmed, foreign policy challenges (e.g. North Korea) addressed.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio testified before the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee on his “Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act" which would “reform the VA by allowing the secretary to dismiss bad employees, and ensure appropriate due process protections for whistleblowers.” Last week, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., to bring out the proposal. Rubio’s testimony is below:
In case anyone has forgotten, John Lewis, the congressman from Georgia's 5th District, endorsed Hillary Clinton in her 2008 bid for the presidency.
UPDATED: Rick Scott will veto House Bill 7069. I feel it. He might even veto the Florida Education Finance Program, or FEFP, which is the majority of funding for K-12 public schools. The only thing he's waiting for is assurance leaders in the Legislature don't have the votes to override him.
For Floridians, personal sound amplification devices can boost sound that is too faint for most of us to hear. It can be used by consumers who want to temporarily heighten their hearing, including the use of headphones and equipment used to modestly boost the sound on telephones, listening devices and other audio amplification, and even to aid birdwatchers.
Apparently Annette Taddeo didn't announce her candidacy on May 9 in the Senate District 40 special election after all. Never mind that virtually every media outlet in Tallahassee and Miami carried it at the time. She announced it Tuesday. That's today. Apparently.
The reported success of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) is based on enrollment numbers. Millions more have “coverage.” Similarly, the predicted disasters from repeal have to do with loss of coverage. Tens of thousands of deaths will allegedly follow. Activists urge shipping repeal victims’ ashes to Congress—possibly illegal and certainly disrespectful of the loved one’s remains, which will end up in a trash dump.
If you're interested in the progress of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board's Python Elimination Program, you'll have the chance to see the official weigh-in of the 50th Bur
Palm Beach Gardens' Serena Williams, No. 1 woman professional tennis player in the world, is 20 weeks pregnant with her first child.
Aaron Hernandez, former star tight end with the University of Florida and New England Patriots, who was convicted of first-degree murder in 2015, hanged himself early Wednesday in his prison cell w
Some lawmakers are calling for Sen. Frank Artiles, R-Miami, to resign after he launched into an alcohol-fueled tirade Monday night in the bar of the members-only Governor's Club.
Boaters navigating to and from Lake Okeechobee, pay special attention: The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will soon close four navigation locks on the north shore for safety reason
Bobby B. DuBose, D-Fort Lauderdale, formally filed his intention Wednesday to run for speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, or party majority leader, for the 2020-2022 term.
Palm Beach State College (PBSC) on Tuesday received a nearly $100,000 donation from Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) business partners.
The Florida Constitution Revision Commission will hold six public hearings across the state over the next month, according to a press release sent Tuesday.
Late in the day the Florida Democratic Party responded Monday to what it calls Gov.
West Palm Beach attorney Michelle Suskauer has been chosen as president-elect designate of The Florida Bar.
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