The Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections mailed out the first ballots Friday for the upcoming special primary elections for House District 58 and Temple Terrace mayor. The first wave of ballots is heading out to overseas and absent military voters, with ballots for domestic voters who have requested to vote by mail set to ship out on Sept. 5. Voters who have not already requested a mail ballot have until Oct. 4 to put their request in at the supervisor’s…
Republican Chris Licata announced Friday that he’s moving his House campaign over to District 69, the southwest Pinellas County seat Rep. Kathleen Peters is giving up to run for local office.
Florida Department of Health Celeste Philip dismissed Thursday one of the complaints surrounding Northside Hospital’s application to open a level II trauma center, but there’s still no decision on a challenge the hospital made after its application was rejected.
St. Petersburg City Council candidate Robert Blackmon announced endorsements Thursday from a former council member and the chair of the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority.
State Attorney Brian Haas said Friday that Republican Ashley Moody is his pick to replace termed-out Attorney General Pam Bondi. Haas, who serves the 10th Judicial Circuit covering Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties, said he was “proud” to support Moody, who faces Rep. Jay Fant in the Republican Primary for the Cabinet position. “It is clear to me that Ashley’s record of prosecuting violent criminals and drug traffickers, combined with her commitment to the rule of law and support of…
U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist is hosting a town hall meeting Friday at the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College.
Miami Beach Democratic Rep. David Richardson said Wednesday that President Donald Trump should resign over his comments in the wake of the Charlottesville, Virginia, protests that left one dead and 19 injured.