Tue 10 Jul' 18
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Florida Realtors make endorsements in 87 legislative races

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The political arm of the Florida Realtors rolled out endorsements Monday for nearly every state legislative election slated for the 2018 ballot. “As Realtors, we pride ourselves on our long-standing efforts to defend private property rights, promote community prosperity and preserve a professional climate that ensures the economic growth of Florida,” said Ann DeFries, chair […]

Wed 27 Jun' 18
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Where you live should not determine the value of your vote

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Thomas Jefferson warned that Americans should not “remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors.” So when the Florida Legislature finally saw fit to replace Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith with educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune in the National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington, D.C., I felt some relief. However, even after years […]

Tue 15 May' 18
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Hispanic group kicks off voter registration campaign in Florida

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University campus director Carlos Lopez cautioned that registering is one thing, but turnout is most important. “A lot of people register, but come election day they don’t vote,” he said. “We can’t stop this campaign until the last day. Vote for who you want — it’s nonpartisan — but go out and vote.” To stress […]