Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Hillsborough County Commission - page 6

AFL-CIO endorses Valerie Goddard for Hillsborough Commission

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

The West Central Florida Federation of Labor has endorsed Valerie Goddard’s candidacy for the Hillsborough County Commission, District 3.

Keep Reading

Campaign Weekender for May 14-16

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

Charlie Crist will be opening his Campaign Headquarters at 10 a.m. at 300 Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg.  For more information, please visit Crist’s campaign website here. State senator and candidate for attorney general Dan Gelber will be at a meet and greet at 9:00 a.m. at the Pinellas Democratic Party office.  For more information, please click here. Former U.S. Senate candidate and current state Senate candidate Kevin Burns is having a fundraiser at 5:00 p.m. at 1811 North…

Keep Reading

Sunday’s editorial pages

in Statewide by

A healty dose of debate over health care, hunger and transportation can be found in Sunday’s editorial pages: St. Petersburg Times – Good social policy, good business: University of South Florida president Judy Genshaft served her institution and her community well last week in announcing that USF would extend benefits to the domestic partners of its employees. The announcement was but a small part of Genshaft’s annual “State of the University” address. But it marked a big step forward in…

Keep Reading

Sunday’s editorial pages

in Statewide by

The editorial pages along the I-4 Corridor this Sunday look at a wide range of issues, from the health care debate to space, from consumer protection to oil drilling. Here’s a summary: St. Petersburg Times – On Reform, Move Past Fears: “The American people should not spend this summer’s congressional recess succumbing to the fearmongering and outright lies that some House Republicans and special interest groups are using to erode public support for comprehensive health care reform. The stakes are…

Keep Reading

Wayne Garcia: Charlie Crist from green to ‘gutless’?

in Statewide by

A must-read from Creative Loafing’s Wayne Garcia: It was zenith of his 2007 pledge to turn Florida green, lower emissions and grow a biofuel industry. Last year, he laid out a $200 million investment in his green vision. But today, as Crist is all but a lame duck governor running for the U.S. Senate, very few of those hopes and promises have come true. Blame the knuckle-draggers in the Legislature. Blame the recession. Or, if you are like some environmentalists…

Keep Reading

Les Miller will challenge Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin White in 2010

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

From PoHo: Long-rumored and believed to be dropped early to beat Tampa City Councilman Thomas Scott to the punch, here is Democratic politico Les Miller’s formal announcement that he will run for Hillsborough County Commission. It will be a lively Democratic primary, even if Scott doesn’t run: FORMER SENATOR LES MILLER TO RUN FOR COUNTY COMMISSION TAMPA – Former State Senator Lesley “Les” Miller has filed to run for Hillsborough County Commission, District 3. Miller’s entry into the race will…

Keep Reading

1 4 5 6
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
Go to Top