Articles in Category: 'Bill Posey'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 15, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Barbara Watson appears headed to Tallahassee. The former Miami Gardens vice mayor was behind Sharon Pritchett in initial returns from the special election held last week for the House seat vacated by Oscar Braynon.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: February 15, 2011 3:55 PM
 

Though flat, the Obama administration's $18.7 billion NASA budget is "good news for Florida and the nation," says Space Florida chief Frank DiBello.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: February 9, 2011 3:55 AM

Florida's Republican delegation is sparring over the GOP's proposed $32 billion in cuts to the current federal budget, while taking political fire from the left and right.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 25, 2011 3:55 AM

As opponents of abortion took part in the annual March for Life in Washington on Monday to mark the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, religious and political leaders from across Florida vowed to continue the fight against it.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 19, 2011 3:55 AM

The new Republican majority in the U.S. House will vote Wednesday whether to repeal the health care law passed last year with the support of President Barack Obama. Florida’s congressional delegation is expected to mirror Congress as a whole and divide on partisan lines, with Republicans voting to repeal and Democrats voting to keep it in place.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 14, 2011 3:55 AM

Florida’s political leaders are continuing to pressure the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), hoping that more than half of the state will be declared as a disaster area due to the inclement weather.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 31, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The jockeying continues to see who will be the next chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Former RPOF Chairman Tom Slade endorsed former Rep. Dave Bitner this week, praising the current Jefferson County RPOF committeeman for his commitment to conservative values.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 17, 2010 7:30 AM

After stalling in the afternoon, the U.S. House voted just after midnight Friday to extend tax cuts initially backed by George W. Bush in 2001 and 2003 for all Americans. The bill, which also extends jobless benefits, now moves to President Barack Obama’s desk.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 6, 2010 12:50 PM
 

Sen. George LeMieux, who led the pre-election opposition to extending unemployment benefits, has done an about-face before Christmas. Now he's blaming Democrats for failing to deliver.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 3, 2010 8:00 AM

While negotiations continued to extend all tax cuts supported by President George W. Bush in 2001 and 2003, the U.S. House extended some of those cuts Thursday. The measure passed with 234 votes, 188 congressmen opposing it.

 
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