By Qianwen Zhang on September 1st, 2014 | Last updated: September 1, 2014 at 5:07 pm
Gainesville’s annual Labor Day event, Labor Daze Fest, attracted visitors for fun as well as for political conversation. Minimum wage and labor unions were among the topics some attendees hoped to hear more about.
By Justin Galicz on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 5:50 pm
Rep. Keith Perry fights to pass a bill that will require Florida to keep children between 4 and 7 years old and shorter than 4 feet and 9 inches in a booster seat while in a moving car. Florida is one of two states without a safety seat law for children older than 3.
Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.
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View our Storify of major Florida races from Tuesday night.
By Wade Millward on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 12:49 pm
Despite the University Athletic Association’s efforts, a political Keith Perry TV ad featuring Albert the alligator has continued airing.
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By Zac Blobner on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm
The District 21 state house race in Florida offers Republican incumbent Keith Perry and Democratic newcomer Andrew Morey. Both candidates have a Florida background and based their careers outside politics in Alachua County.
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By Wade Millward on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 11:01 am
A campaign removed its political ad from YouTube after the University Athletic Association disapproved the appearance of mascot Albert the alligator.
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By WUFT News on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm
One race from the Tuesday ballot may take a few days to resolve. Longtime Congressman Cliff Stearns is going to have to depend on provisional and overseas ballots if he wants to continue his career in congress. Running in the […]
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In the weeks following the January I-75 tragedy that left 11 people dead, Republican State Representative Keith Perry from District 22 pushed lawmakers for improved signage along the interstate. Perry says the accidents that occurred during the smoky and foggy conditions […]