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Republican State House Candidate Angel Perry Scores Major Union Endorsement

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – In a news release provided by the Angel Perry campaign, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Florida Presidents’ Council unanimously voted to endorse the Republican candidate for Florida House District 50. CWA is the second union to donate the maximum $1,000 amount to Perry’s campaign, following the International Union of Painters…

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Rep Grieco Files Bill Criminalizing Fake COVID Vaccine Cards

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN) – Amid a rising number of cases where people have been presenting fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, State Representative Michael Grieco (D-113) filed a bill this week seeking to create criminal penalties on fake vaccine certificates. The proliferation of fake vaccine cards, which some websites sell for between $50 and $200–one even offered…

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Florida House Democratic Caucus Picks Future Leadership

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following the conclusion of the Special Session, the House Democratic Caucus elected future leadership for both the 2022-2024 and 2024-2026 legislative terms.   Representative Ramon Alexander (D-Tallahassee) will lead the caucus for the 2022-2024 term. He was elected unanimously by his peers to replace Representative Ben Diamond (D-St. Petersburg), who is departing the Florida legislature…

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Florida House Erupts In Celebration After Passing Rep. Morales Barber Services Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida House held its Thursday session for nearly two hours with state lawmakers debating and voting on approximately forty bills, including Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando)’s Barber Services bill, HB 855. Voters who live in an area represented by a first-time state representative shouldn’t be surprised if nothing happens to bills from their…

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Angel Perry Running to Replace Outgoing State Rep. Rene Plasencia

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Republican Angelique “Angel” Perry has filed paperwork Wednesday to run for Florida House of Representatives’ District 50 seat, which cover parts of Orange and Brevard counties, according to the Florida Division of Elections website. Perry, who is African American and a longtime union organizer in Central Florida, is running to replace…

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Morales’s Barber Services Bill Heads to House Floor with Bipartisan Support

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando)’s Barber Services bill (HB 855) heads for the House floor with bipartisan support after passing through its final committee, the House Commerce Committee, in a 24-0 vote Tuesday.  The bill authorizes barbers to shampoo, cut, or arrange hair in locations other than their registered barbershop without…

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