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Statement by Representative Janet Long to veto of SB6

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I strongly commend Governor Crist for taking a stand in support of Florida’s children and teachers by vetoing Senate Bill 6. “Improving and reforming the education system should be a bipartisan effort developed in concert with Florida’s teachers and others. Unfortunately, Senate Bill 6 succumbed to partisan politics over what is in the best interest of our students, teachers, and all Floridians. “I believe that changes to the education system should not involve shoving unproven, divisive ideas down everyone’s throats.…

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Les Miller will challenge Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin White in 2010

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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…

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