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Florida Chamber makes big digital investment in key legislative races

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The Florida Chamber of Commerce is going digital. The statewide business advocacy group is poised to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on digital advertising targeting likely primary voters in key legislative races. The campaign, according to a memo obtained by, will feature 15-second biographical spots on mobile devices and social media, and will target voters in a dozen legislative races. “Times have changed. Simply funding candidates and using big television budgets will no longer bring pro-job candidates over…

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2nd Democrat files to replace Ed Narain in HD 61

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A second Democrat has filed to take over for first-term Democratic Rep. Ed Narain in the Hillsborough County-based House District 61. Businesswoman Dianne Hart announced she would run for the seat Friday, joining former insurance consumer advocate and fellow Democrat Sean Shaw in the race. “I was born and raised in District 61 where I have also owned and operated my current business, Ms. Dee’s World of Beauty, for over 30 years,” Hart said Friday. “But the heart of my…

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