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Glen Gilzean backing Berny Jacques in HD 66 race in 2018

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A week after the Pinellas County Young Republicans endorsed his candidacy for the House District 66 in 2018, Berny Jacques announced Wednesday that he has received the endorsement of former Pinellas County School Board Member Glen Gilzean.  “I’ve had the privilege of knowing Berny both on a personal level and as a grassroots conservative leader,” said Gizean on Wednesday. “As a former Pinellas County School Board member, I am confident that Berny will pursue policies that strengthen our public schools while…

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Today on Context Florida: Solar power, Jeb Bush & education and teacher bonuses

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Today on Context Florida: Peter Schorsch loves solar power, nearly everyone does. It is like ice cream with sprinkles, he says. So why are voters not supporting the initiative being pushed by the group known as Floridians for Solar Choice? A recent Mason-Dixon poll showed it failing miserably and to the many people Schorsch spoke with, they are genuinely confused. Only 30 percent said they would vote for it while 45 percent opposed it. How can this be? Who would vote…

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Hillary Clinton 55 percent, Bernie Sanders 29 percent in Florida, according to new poll

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Hillary Clinton continues her dominance in Florida in the Democratic presidential primary, according to a St. Pete Polls survey released on Thursday. The former first lady, secretary of state and New York senator leads Vermont independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, 55 percent-29 percent. No other Democrat gets more than 2 percent in the poll. That would be former Virginia U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, who is officially at 1.8 percent. Clinton and Sanders will both be in Florida on Friday, speaking at the National Urban…

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