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Open seat race in state Rep. Alan Williams’ HD 8 heating up early

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The race to succeed term-limited state Rep. Alan Williams in House District 8 — which takes in part of Tallahassee, including the state Capitol — has attracted another Democratic hopeful in Clarence Jackson, former mayor of the Gadsden city of Gretna. Jackson, who mounted a brief run in 2014 when it appeared Williams would step away from the Legislature to pursue a seat on the Tallahassee City Commission, told WCTV he plans to file in July. Jackson gave way in deference…

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St. Petersburg Times’ Sandra Gadsden doesn’t care for Foster personnel decisions

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The St. Petersburg Times Sandra Gadsden echoes much of the criticism I have leveled about Bill Foser’s awkward personnel decisions the Mayor has made during his first months on the job, especiallyFoster’s appointment of Todd Yost as the city’s lobbyist: Yost’s appointment was announced in a rather curious way. “He didn’t contribute money, he didn’t raise money, he didn’t knock on doors for me,” Mayor Bill Foster said. “His involvement in my campaign was zero, zilch, none.” No offense to…

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St. Petersburg Times’ Sandra Gadsden doesn’t care for Foster personnel decisions

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The St. Petersburg Times’ Sandra Gadsden echoes much of the criticism I have leveled about Bill Fotser’s awkward personnel decisions the Mayor has made during his first months on the job, especially Foster’s appointment of Todd Yost as the city’s lobbyist: Yost’s appointment was announced in a rather curious way. “He didn’t contribute money, he didn’t raise money, he didn’t knock on doors for me,” Mayor Bill Foster said. “His involvement in my campaign was zero, zilch, none.” No offense…

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