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Category Archives: State & Local Politics

Florida Realtors PAC Endorses Rep. Daisy Morales’s Re-Election Bid

ORLANDO, Fla. – State Representative Daisy Morales’s re-election campaign announced today the Florida Realtors PAC’s endorsement of her candidacy for House District 44 among its slate of candidate endorsements. Florida Realtors PAC Trustee Chair Danny Nix said in a written statement: “Florida continues to be an economic beacon of success for the nation, largely due to the…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Awards Over $4.2 Million to Lee County Port Authority through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded over $4.2 million to the Lee County Port Authority through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to rehabilitate Chamberlin Parkway at Southwest Florida International Airport. The project will improve travelers’ access to terminals and increase access to commercial development sites on the north side of the airport, which…

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Charlie Crist Joins SEIU to Call Out DeSantis’s Attacks on Florida’s Working Families

TAMPA — Charlie Crist, candidate for governor of Florida, joined the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) of Florida for a press conference to stand up for everyday Floridians and call out DeSantis’s ongoing attacks against Florida’s working families. At the press conference, Crist called out Governor DeSantis for neglecting to take substantive action as Floridians feel…

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Florida Planned Parenthood PAC announces Senate and House candidate endorsements

WEST PALM BEACH – The Florida Planned Parenthood PAC today announced its latest slate of legislative and local endorsements ahead of Florida’s critically important 2022 midterm election. The endorsements come following passage earlier this year of Florida’s most restrictive anti-abortion law in history – a 15-week abortion ban without exceptions for victims of rape, incest, or…

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Governor DeSantis Awards $6.5 Million to Launch Civics Academies, Training the Next Generation of State and Local Leaders

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded Polk State College, Broward College, and Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) with $6.5 million to launch the Career Pathways for Public Service Initiative, which will develop a national model for preparing students for public service and careers in local or state government. The Civics Academies will allow…

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Attorney General Moody Urges President Biden to Classify Illicit Fentanyl a Weapon of Mass Destruction

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Following two mass overdose incidents in a week in two Florida counties and the meteoric increase in deaths related to fentanyl nationwide, Attorney General Ashley Moody is calling on President Joe Biden to classify illicit fentanyl as a Weapon of Mass Destruction. Last Tuesday, in Tampa, police responded to a convenience store where seven individuals…

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State House Candidate Rita Harris’s Records Reveal Thousands in IRS Tax Debt, Failed Businesses

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – During Florida House District 44 candidate Rita Harris’s interview at the Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida’s candidate forum last week, moderated by WESH 2’s Greg Fox, the topic of small business came up, but just barely–as it relates to her husband, but not her own experience, and she didn’t mention…

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Charlie Crist Showcases Grassroots Momentum at Florida Democrats’ Leadership Blue Convention

With $12 Million Raised, 160+ Community Leader Endorsements, and 4 Unions Backing Him, Crist’s Campaign Charges Into Primary with Massive Lead Watch Charlie’s Leadership Blue Speech Here TAMPA — This weekend, Charlie Crist, candidate for governor of Florida, dominated at the Florida Democratic Party’s annual Leadership Blue convention, where support for Charlie poured in from across…

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