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Category Archives: Politics
By Yelena Orrelly on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 2, 2013 at 3:19 pm
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho listened to community members and defended his decisions during a town hall meeting hosted by the African American Accountability Alliance on Monday night.
By Paige Kauffman on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm
With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.
By Erica A. Hernandez on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm
Ocala residents voted to elect Brent Malever and incumbent Jay Musleh to District 1 and 3 city council seats respectively during Tuesday’s election. Two of the five proposed amendments to the city charter were approved. The Marion County Supervisor of Elections [...]
By Shane Chernoff on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm
Two Republican lawmakers, state Sen. Kelli Stargel and Rep. Larry Ahern, of Seminole, have sponsored an amendment to the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004.
By Zak Dahlheimer, Colette DuChanois and Sean Bellafiore on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:07 pm
The governor visited the Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo to listen and discuss the concerns of the small town’s residents, including the federal government shutdown.
By Caitlin Sinett and Heather van Blokland on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:50 am
An economics professor at the University of Florida explains what the debt ceiling is and how it is affecting North Florida.
By Casey Liening on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:55 pm
Florida state officials are attempting to ensure that no one who has entered the country illegally has ended up on county voter rolls.
By Jennifer Tintner on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:52 pm
Having two children attending schools in Ocala, she decided to run for city council there in December 2009. Heinbockel is completing her first term as District 1 Councilwoman, holding the at-large seat covering the entire city.
By Kara Hudgins on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Incumbent District 3 City Councilman Jay Musleh is running for his first full term as a city council member. Musleh says his experience as a banker and his one-and-a-half-year term as a city council member qualifies him to serve a full term.
By Jennifer Tintner on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Brent Malever is running for the District 1 seat on Ocala’s City Council in Oct. 15′s general election. His only opponent is incumbent Suzy Heinbockel, who’s been in office since 2009.