More than 20 ministers lobbied in Tallahassee and they represent a small but growing group of religious leaders supporting progressive causes, including LGBT equality, on the basis of scripture.
Bilirakis weighed in on the index and his time in Congress, insisting he had taken a page from his father former U.S. Rep. Michael Bilirakis, R-Fla., who was first elected to Congress in 1982 and retired after the 2006 elections when his son took over.
Mast paired up with the two leaders of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee to introduce the “Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act" which “imposes sanctions on foreign persons, agencies and governments that assist Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad or their affiliates.”
Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum showed this week that he wants to remain a force in Florida politics despite being edged by Republican Ron DeSantis in last year’s gubernatorial campaign. Gillum held an event at Florida Memorial University (FMU) on...
In recent years, the debate across Florida has focused on whether short terms rentals should be regulated by state lawmakers in Tallahassee or if local city and county officials should be making decisions on them.
“You set the odds on what we think, what the polls say, reading the tea leaves and all that. Then you adjust those odds based on the public money coming in,” he said.
In the first round of the city’s mayoral election. Mayor Lenny Curry will almost certainly end up with the most votes when the smoke clears--but the question is will it be enough to get him over the finish line on Tuesday night or if the contest continues for another two months.
Most Florida Democrats--53 percent--don’t know enough about O’Rourke to really have an opinion while 39 percent see him favorably and only 6 percent view him unfavorably.
“Instead of specifically addressing the persistent anti-Semitic remarks made by my colleague, House Democrats chose last week to make a mockery of this institution by giving her troubling behavior yet another pass,” said Steube.
Noting that the 28 schools in the FCS ensure Florida is ranked second nationally by U.S. News and World Report, Florida TaxWatch unveiled its findings which showed that for every dollar invested in the system, Florida reaps between $10.80-15.42 in addition to thousands of new jobs.