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Ron DeSantis Wants to Strengthen E-Verify, Stop Biden Administration From Sending Illegals to Florida

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis was joined by U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, Duval County Sheriff Mike Williams and state Public Safety Czar Larry Keefe to...

Florida’s Senators, Jacksonville Mayor Want HUD to Take Action on the First Coast

Last week, Florida’s U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--and Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry urged U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Sec. Marcia Fudge to take immediate action to remedy unacceptable living conditions...

Some Florida Republicans Back More Local Infrastructure Spending and Raising Taxes

Over the past decade, some counties and cities across Florida have raised, even doubled, the local gas tax to meet “infrastructure needs.” Lately, most of the gas tax increased have been in Republican-run counties and...
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Jacksonville Should Reject Proposal to Double the Gas Tax

More than twenty years ago, the Better Jacksonville Plan (BJP) promised many improvements to our infrastructure. But five years ago, the current administration stated that more than $250 million worth of BJP projects had not been completed. 

Al Lawson Wants Lenny Curry, HUD to Examine Problems at Hilltop Village Apartments in...

Lawson’s office announced on Thursday that the congressman reached out to Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry “to look into the substandard conditions the residents of Hilltop Village Apartments in Jacksonville are having to endure” while painting a grim picture.

Florida’s Elected Officials React to Kamala Harris in Jacksonville Showcasing Stimulus Efforts

Harris appeared in Jacksonville on Monday to trumpet the $1.9 trillion federal relief that Democrats in Congress passed and President Joe Biden signed into law earlier this month.
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Once Again, Florida GOP Shows the Nation How to Win the Close States

Over the past decade, Florida Republicans have made it a habit of winning the close ones. Rick Scott narrowly edged then state CFO Alex Sink in the 2010 gubernatorial race. Four years later, Scott held off former Gov. Charlie Crist. In 2016, Trump beat out Hillary Clinton in the Sunshine State.

Republican Counties Across Florida Asking Voters to Back Proposed School Tax Hikes

In the past, tax increases were usually proposed by local Democrats but, over the past several years, it has often been Republican-run counties that have been asking voters for tax hikes.