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Category Archives: Politics
By Jennifer Mesika on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm
The recent debate over same-sex marriage affects more than the rights of adults, but the lives of children as well.
By Kristen Morrell on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 12:43 pm
WUFT called multiple people selected randomly from Lowe’s campaign treasurer’s report to see how they feel about the mayor and the upcoming election. One suggests both Lowe and Ed Braddy learn to call a taxi.
By Michal Higdon on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Ted Yoho filed his first bill that, if passed, would prohibit any members of Congress convicted of any felony while in office from profiting from their congressional service.
By Vonecia Carswell on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 5:37 pm
Mayor Craig Lowe’s political future may be in question with his recent arrest overshadowing the April 16 mayoral runoff election. The mayor was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol this morning.
By Emily Stanton on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 5:50 pm
Sheree H. Lancaster was elected on Aug. 14 and took office on Jan. 8. She has lived in Gilchrist County since 1982 and has practiced law since 1986.
By Shaneece Dixon on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 2:31 pm
WUFT’s Twitter coverage of the final forum, hosted at Sante Fe College’s downtown campus.
By Lindsey Zionts on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 16, 2013 at 7:35 pm
State Rep. Patrick Rooney Jr. is a sponsor of the bill, and said it’s something he thinks the public wants and will support.
Gainesville early voting for the mayoral election opened Monday morning and continues through Sunday, March 17.
By Alli Langley on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm
As one of the six candidates for Gainesville mayor, Ed Braddy said he is running “a pocketbook campaign” focused on bringing fiscal discipline to the city’s budget.