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Chris Licata makes HD 69 candidacy official

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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.

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Sierra Club endorses Jennifer Webb

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The Florida Sierra Club has endorsed Jennifer Webb in her campaign for the State House District 69 seat. “We are confident Jennifer Webb will stand up against big oil and gas interests and take environmental positions which are aligned with her local constituents’ best interests,” Sierra Club spokesman Dave Harbeitner said. “She understands Florida’s natural environment is a precious asset and needs to be protected so it can remain one of the most important parts of our economy in the…

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Jennifer Webb holds town hall meeting on small business, environment

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Jennifer Webb, the Democratic candidate for Florida House District 69, plans to discuss environmental concerns and issues facing small businesses at a town hall meeting Tuesday. The 6 p.m. event, hosted by Mary Ann and Gary Renfrow, will kick off at 6 p.m. with a casual meet-and-greet followed by the discussion. The event will be at the Cabana Beach Bar, Alden Suites, 5900 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Appetizers and nonalcoholic drinks will be provided. A cash bar will be available…

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In battleground HD 69, Kathleen Peters, Jennifer Webb to debate

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The first debate between the candidates for state House District 69 is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Community Room 101 at the library on the St. Petersburg College Gibbs Campus, 6700 Eighth Ave. N. Republican incumbent Kathleen Peters is facing a challenge from Democrat Jennifer Webb. Peters was formerly mayor of South Pasadena and has served in the Florida House since 2012. She serves on the Economic Affairs Committee, Justice Appropriations, Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee,…

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Kathleen Peters to hold St. Pete fundraiser with Jeff Brandes

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Rep. Kathleen Peters will look to infuse her House District 69 re-election campaign with a festive, craft beer-fueled fundraiser on Tuesday. The Gulfport lawmaker will be hosted by fellow Pinellas Republican, Sen. Jeff Brandes at the Green Bench Brewing Company in St. Pete on Tuesday, June 21. Peters is seeking a third term in the House in a moderate swing seat. She drew a Democratic challenger in Jennifer Webb in April, but expects local GOP support to rally around her. The HD 69 seat includes Gulfport, Madeira Beach, Pinellas Park, South Pasadena, St. Pete Beach,…

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