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Ed Narain proud of his accomplishments in the House, ready to advance in the Senate

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Like may people in the Tampa Heights community that he represents, House District 61 Democrat Ed Narain was holding his breath when news broke on Tuesday that Governor Rick Scott had vetoed $256 million in projects from the just concluded legislative session. The good news is that Narain’s request for $1.2 million to move what has become a beloved community center to another part of the area will go through. The facility,  the former Faith Temple Missionary Baptist Church on Palm Avenue, appeared to be slated for demolition…

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Mitch Perry Report for 11.18.15 — So long Bobby Jindal, we hardly. Wait. We knew you very well.

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I love how political candidates, instead of saying they’re quitting a race, instead say they’re “suspending it” — as if they can freeze it cryogenically, and then bring it reheat it back in time for to run in New Hampshire. That’s what Bobby Jindal did, yesterday, suspending his moribund presidential campaign, where he never got any traction, except for a moment or two in Iowa. Once considered a rising star in the national GOP, the 44-year-old will be out of…

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