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Dana Young files to run in newly created state Senate seat in Hillsborough County

House Majority Leader Dana Young has officially entered the race to win the newly created Senate District 18 seat.  “This morning, I officially filed to run in the newly created Senate District 18, serving the citizens of Tampa and western Hillsborough County,” the Tampa Republican told Florida Politics. While I am excited about this new opportunity […]

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WBUR poll: Donald Trump leads the GOP pack, but many New Hampshire voters still haven’t settled on candidate

Donald Trump continues to lead the GOP field in New Hampshire, but a new WBUR survey found a large share of the state’s undeclared voters have yet to settle on a candidate. The New Hampshire primary is three weeks away, and candidates have been campaigning in the Granite States for weeks now. The survey found […]

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Interesting public notice meetings in Jax Thursday

Two interesting Jacksonville City Council public notice meetings are slated for Thursday, and both of them have to do with public safety-related legal concerns. At 1 p.m, Councilwoman Anna Brosche meets with Council VP Lori Boyer regarding 2015-783, the so-called Cure Legislation to resolve a controversial budget night allocation of $330,799 from the stormwater budget to salaries for […]

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Britain: Riding Greats McCoy, Dunwoody Among Athletes Involved In Concussion Research Study

Scientists in Great Britain have launched what is considered the “biggest research project ever undertaken” to study the long term effects of head injuries sustained in sports. The Telegraph reports that the project, Concussion In Sport, will investigate as to whether … Continue reading

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Kathy Castor weighs in on David Jolly’s campaign finance proposal

Pinellas County Republican David Jolly’s proposal to ban federal officeholders from directly seeking campaign contributions has been getting an ambivalent reaction around the region and the country. His legislation would would only affect any elected federal official — the president, vice president and members of Congress. The change would not apply to candidates for federal office who […]

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15 things I think I think about the latest Florida House campaign finance reports (Part 1)

Florida legislative candidates, as well as political committees, had until Jan. 1- to report their campaign finance activity for the month of December. Now that the figures are in, here are 15 things I think I think about these latest reports. Thank you to LobbyTools for assembling much of the data relied on in this report. House […]

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