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Pat Frank blows out Kevin Beckner in Hillsborough Court Clerk primary

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In one of the most contentious race in the Tampa Bay region, Pat Frank crushed Kevin Beckner in the Democratic primary for Hillsborough County Clerk of the Circuit Courts. With all 340 precincts reporting, Frank defeated Beckner, 59 percent to 41 percent. The 86-year-old Frank has held the position since 2004, but was faced with a serious opponent in Beckner, who is term-limited out of office in November after eight years on the county commission. The race divided the Hillsborough Democratic community establishment from…

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Kevin Beckner says decision by Hillsborough PTC to take money away from Clerk’s office ‘troubling’

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The Hillsborough Public Transportation Commission (PTC) is taking public money from the Hillsborough County Clerk’s Office due to mismanagement and woefully inadequate accounting practices with several egregious discrepancies. WTSP-Channel 10 reported this week the PTC has “a long list of accounting issues with Clerk Pat Frank’s office.” Those issues include: vendors not being paid on time; invoices sent to the wrong department; items deducted from the incorrect account, and several more violations. The PTC discovered the Clerk’s office was about to pay $180,000 for…

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Stacy Frank endorsed by Florida’s nurses

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Stacy Frank, candidate for Florida House District 57 (D), has been endorsed by the Florida Nurses Association. The Florida Nurses Association (FNA) is the largest statewide organization of Registered Nurses.  The FNA advocates for health policy that is geared toward making high quality health care services accessible to all Floridians at a reasonable cost. Stacy Frank explained, “I look forward to working with the FNA to increase the quality and affordability of healthcare for all Floridians.” Stacy Frank will appear…

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Stacy Frank endorsed by Florida’s nurses

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Stacy Frank, candidate for Florida House District 57 (D), has been endorsed by the Florida Nurses Association. The Florida Nurses Association (FNA) is the largest statewide organization of Registered Nurses.  The FNA advocates for health policy that is geared toward making high quality health care services accessible to all Floridians at a reasonable cost. Stacy Frank explained, “I look forward to working with the FNA to increase the quality and affordability of healthcare for all Floridians.” Stacy Frank will appear…

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