Tuesday, October 17, 2017

election 2018

Demonstrators who supports keeping Confederate era monuments protest before the Jefferson Davis statue was taken down in New Orleans, Thursday, May 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

A new poll shows Floridians are split on whether or not Confederate monuments around the state should remain in place. According to a poll released Tuesday by Florida Atlantic University’s Business and Economic Polling Initiative, 49 percent of Floridians surveyed ...
In this April 28, 2015 file photo, demonstrators stand in front of a rainbow flag of the Supreme Court in Washington as the Supreme Court was set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage.

BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Three Democratic candidates for governor pledged Saturday to support legislation that would prohibit discrimination in jobs and housing based on sexual orientation. Despite support from the business community, ...
governor rick scott speaking in fort myers at storm smart

Governor Rick Scott continues to look like a man campaigning – even though he hasn’t officially declared for anything yet. Scott announced another in a line of election-year talking points for the 2018 legislative session on Monday, demanding that the ...
Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks to reporters during a news conference at ThinkAnew Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 in Tampa.

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida ORLANDO, August 12, 2017……… Florida’s next governor won’t be elected for more than a year, but Republican leaders from across the state got a taste of what’s in store — literally ...

BY | Lloyd Dunkelburger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… With the field of candidates expanding, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam leads the fundraising contest in the 2018 race for governor, with more than $12.3 million in unspent cash ...
Senator Jack Latvala speaks to members of the community at Lowdermilk Park in Naples.

BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, August 11, 2017……… Sen. Jack Latvala, a Clearwater Republican, joined the 2018 race for governor on Friday, filing papers to make his campaign official. “My papers were filed ...
John Carr of Winchester, Va. walks into his polling place Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to vote in the Virginia Primary Election where a Republican and Democratic candidate for governor and lieutenant governor will be chosen.

BY | Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE………. Everyone seems to be running early in Florida politics nowadays. Thanks to a chain reaction of resignations, a pair of Miami-Dade legislative races that wouldn’t have taken place ...
florida highway patrol squad car

BY | Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… As he eyes a run for the U.S. Senate, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday unveiled the first piece of his pending election-year budget proposal: a $30 million pay raise ...
collier school building

Roy Terry has become the first to put his hat in the ring for 2018, as the incumbent will be running for a third full term on the Collier County School Board. Terry filed his paperwork with the Collier Supervisor ...
Governor Rick Scott spoke in Bonita Springs on Friday at Global Tech LED

BY | Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Calling Gov. Rick Scott’s likely bid for the U.S. Senate an “open secret” would be a misnomer — there’s no secret there, open or otherwise. Scott continues to sprint ...
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