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FLORIDA NEWS
Florida business and government news.

FL Gov. Crist Invites Floridians to Participate in Hispanic Heritage Month Student and Teacher Contests

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist yesterday invited Florida students in kindergarten through 12th grades to participate in the eighth annual Florida...

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Supports Ban on Drilling Near Drinking Water

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) yesterday supported a six-month ban on hydraulic drilling for natural gas near upstate watersheds that supply drinking water to the New York metropolitan region.

Florida Gov. Crist Applints Alice Pate to Campbellton-Graceville Hospital Corp.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today announced the following appointment: Campbellton-Graceville Hospital Corporation -- Alice G. Pate, 50, of Graceville, registered nurse...

Fla. Governor Crist Appoints 3 to the West Orange Airport Authority

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today announced the following reappointment and appointments: West Orange Airport Authority -- Ann Dupee, 75, of Clermont,...

Florida Gov. Crist Appoints 18 to the Florida Commission on Community Service

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today announced the following reappointments and appointments: Florida Commission on Community Service (Senate confirmation required) · Debora “Debbie”...

Florida Gov. Crist Praises New Protections for Vulnerable Floridians

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today applauded new enhanced background screening procedures for individuals who work with vulnerable Floridians, such as...

Fla. Gov. Crist Appoints Terence R. Perkins To Seventh Judicial Circuit Court

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist today announced the appointment of Terence R. Perkins to the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court. “Terri’s extensive...

Fla. Gov. Crist Names Chris Evert Of Boca Raton As Governor’s Point Of Light On Physical Fitness Day

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist yesterday, April 28, recognized Christine “Chris” Evert of Boca Raton as a Governor’s Point of Light....

Fla. Gov. Crist Encourages Floridians To Practice Everyday Environmental Stewardship

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today joined Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael W. Sole and nearly 500 students at...

Fla. Gov. Crist Signs Legislation Increasing Tax Credit Cap For Scholarship Program

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist today signed Senate Bill 2126, relating to Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program (FTCSP), alongside bill sponsors...

County Commissioner Candidate Declares 2010 Census Unconstitutional

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- County Commissioner candidate and former U.S. Marine, Trinity Persful, sparked some controversy this weekend at a Rise & Shine Conservative Breakfast at Dotson's Cafe when he warned Williamson County residents against the federal usurpation of local government by means of the 2010 census. A constitutional conservative, Mr. Persful puts forth that although citizens have an obligation to be rightfully counted for purposes of representation.

Toussaint L’Ouverture High School COO Maj. Bernadel invited to U.N. Women Empowerment Conference

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Toussaint L'Ouverture High School for Arts & Social Justice (TLHS) is pleased to announce that its Co-founder...

Fla. Gov. Crist Names Joshua Williams of Miami Beach as Governor’s Point of Light for Black History Month

TALLAHASSEE /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today recognized Joshua Williams of Miami Beach as this week’s Governor’s Point of Light for Black History...

Fla. Gov. Crist Applauds Florida’s Colleges for Their Role in Economic Recovery

TALLAHASSEE /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today, during the Florida Association of Community Colleges’ Annual Legislative Summit, honored the presidents and trustees of...

Fla. Gov. Crist Encourages 2010 Census Participation At North Miami Senior High School

NORTH MIAMI /Florida Newswire/ -- As part of his ongoing effort to ensure Florida receives its fair share of federal funding and representation, Governor...

Florida’s Allstar Coaches RV Rental Firm Gets Joyride with ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ Jake Pavelka

FORT LAUDERDALE /Florida Newswire/ -- Florida RV company Allstar Coaches was featured on Monday night's episode of ABC's "The Bachelor: On the Wings of...

Conservative PAC Says Joseph Kennedy Taking More Votes from Martha Coakley in U.S. Senate Race

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- William Greene, Chairman of the conservative online political action committee RightMarch.com PAC, announced today that Independent candidate Joseph Kennedy is taking enough votes from Martha Coakley to ensure her loss in the upcoming special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Launches New Website: Reaching Voters in New and Exciting Ways

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., the incumbent candidate for Illinois 2nd Congressional district, has launched his new Website. The site focuses on new Web strategies to increase the Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts for the campaign. The new Website encourages supporters to share their ideas with the Congressman, participate in polls and attend fundraising events.

Florida State Rep. Kurt Kelly Files to Run for Congress Against Controversial First-term Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson

ORLANDO /Florida Newswire/ -- Conservative businessman pledges to be a voice for fiscal sanity in Washington; touts early support from key central Florida leaders....

Fla. Gov. Crist Lauds Florida National Guard’s 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team During Deployment Ceremony

FORT LAUDERDALE /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today hailed the courage and sacrifice of the Florida National Guard’s 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team...

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