Tag Archives: Republican

Governor Scott Signs 28 Bills Into Law This Week

By on May 15th, 2015 | Last updated: May 15, 2015 at 5:42 pm

Governor Rick Scott signed almost three dozen bills into law this week. The new laws address issues ranging from revenge porn to the use of drones.

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Florida Gov. Grudgingly Oks Online Voter Registration

By on May 15th, 2015 | Last updated: May 15, 2015 at 5:38 pm

Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that mandates online registration in October 2017. Scott said in a letter that he was signing the bill with “hesitation.”

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In The News: Florida Prison Uses Brutal Discipline, A Florida County Keeps Red Light Cameras, Amendment to Limit Gay Adoptions, Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Campaign

By , , and on March 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: March 23, 2015 at 9:20 am

Disciplinary Methods Become Brutal In Florida Panhandle prison. – A Florida correctional facility located in the Panhandle has become known as one of the most violent prisons in the state. The disciplinary actions evolved from being an act of correction […]

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In the News: Bipartisan immigration deal, Scott widens degree challenge, Brazil nightclub fire, Gainesville food truck rally, Gatorade removes ingredient

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

Rubio, Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ unveil bipartisan immigration deal – A group of eight Democratic and Republicans senators, including Florida’s Marco Rubio, will officially release a wide-ranging immigration plan Monday that could give a pathway to citizenship, tighten border security […]

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District 21 race pits two Florida natives, Keith Perry and Andrew Morey

By 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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Candidates campaign for Florida senate seat in Republican-heavy district

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Democrat Will Mazzota, a University of Florida student, and Republican Rob Bradley, a lawyer from Clay County are vying for the District 7 senate seat in the 2012 election. The majority of voters slated to vote in the Florida senate District 7 race are Republicans, but the candidates said they are both campaigning the best they can.

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Ann Romney stops at Gainesville BBQ

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2012 at 4:52 am

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, stopped at David’s Real Pit BBQ, 521 NE 23rd Ave., Thursday to speak to a limited crowd as part of a series of campaign stops through Florida.

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In the News: FBI reward, presidential debate, American Airlines, Facebook share, illegal immigrant, Florida justices

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 10:28 am

FBI offers $50,000 reward for terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, alleged co-conspirator with Tarek Mehanna – The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, who once lived in Mansfield, Mass., and […]

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Herman Cain brings message to Gainesville

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:58 am

Former GOP candidate Herman Cain spoke at the University of Florida as part of a college tour to encourage students to be informed and to pursue their goals.

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George P. Bush promotes Maverick PAC at Swamp Restaurant

By and on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:07 pm

While many were focused on the O’Connell Center, about 75 attendees sporting “Romney — Believe in America” stickers and sipping on beer gathered at The Swamp restaurant as George P. Bush, eldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush spoke about Maverick PAC, a political action committee focused on engaging a new generation of Republican leaders.

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