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Lauren Book Names Democratic Leadership in Florida Senate

This week, state Senate Minority Leader Lauren Book, D-Davie, named her leadership team for the next two years. Democrats currently control 12 of the 40 seats in the Florida Senate. Book turned to Sen. Jason Pizzo,...

State Legislators Present Check to Eagles’ Haven Wellness Center

Earlier this week, state Rep. Christine Hunschofsky, D-Parkland, and state Sen. Tina Polsky, D-Boca Raton, presented Eagles’ Haven Wellness Center with a check for $600,000. Eagles’ Haven Wellness Center opened its doors in March 2019,...

Boca Raton Legislators Looking to Expand Hate Crimes Coverage to Governments, Organizations

This week, state Sen. Tina Polsky, D-Boca Raton, and state Rep. Emily Slosberg, D-Boca Raton, offered a proposal “to update Florida statutes addressing hate crimes by allowing government, public and private organizations to be...

Nikki Fried Backs Bill From Boca Raton Democrats to Create Climate Change Mitigation Strategy

This week, state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried showcased a new energy efficiency bill that is sponsored by state Sen. Tina Polsky, D-Boca Raton, and state Rep. Kelly Skidmore, D-Boca Raton, at a press conference...
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Florida Sees Competitive Contests Across the State on Primary Day

Republicans will make their choices in primaries to replace two retiring congressmen. With U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., fulfilling his promise to serve only four terms, a crowded field of Republicans has lined up in North Florida to replace him. Whichever of the ten candidates wins the Republican primary on Tuesday will be a heavy favorite to head to Congress in November.

Palm Beach Delegation on Capitol Hill and in Tallahassee Want Coronavirus Testing Center Help...

U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and Brian Mast, R-Fla., signed the letter. So did state Sens. Lori Berman, D-Boynton Beach, Gayle Harrel, R-Stuart, Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach, and Kevin Rader, D-Boca Raton, along with nine members of the Florida House.

Democrats Push Medical Marijuana Employee Protection Bill in Tallahassee

On Monday, state Sen. Lori Berman, D-Delray Beach, and state Rep. Tina Polsky, D-Boca Raton, teamed up to showcase their proposal to “protect licensed medical marijuana users from discrimination by their employer, unless their marijuana use adversely affects their job performance, or for ‘safety-sensitive’ positions.”

South Florida Elected Officials Will Hold Senior Living Town Hall in Boca Raton

Sinai Residences, LeadingAge Florida, Jewish Family Services, the Jewish Federation and Life Care Services announced this week they will hold the town hall on October 2 from 1:15 to 3 pm. The event will be held at Zinman Hall in Boca Raton.