Government & Elected Officials

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Minimum wage ballot effort raises concerns

June 28, 2019
Local chambers of commerce are mulling whether to join the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in opposing an effort to place a Florida constitutional amendment on next... Read more

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Harris dropped a bomb on Biden that's bigger than politics

July 1, 2019

(CNN) "Black people will forgive anything!"

I've heard that line from so many black friends and relatives over the years that it's become sort of a running joke. A... Read more

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Andrew Warren Fundraiser at the Home of Lauren Weiner

Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM
Please join friends, supporters, and community leaders for a fundraiser supporting the re-election of State Attorney Andrew Warren. Under his... Read more

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First on CNN: Pro-Booker super PAC launches black voter push

July 8, 2019

As part of a push to advance Cory Booker's presidential ambitions, a pro-Booker super PAC is launching a campaign to reach half a million black voters in four states to persuade... Read more

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City Council approves LaSister, Amoroso for Housing Authority board

July 12, 2019
Last month, the St. Petersburg City Council approved the City of St. Petersburg’s appointment of former assistant Pinellas County administrator James Dates to the embattled St.... Read more

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(Location Change) for St. Pete Democratic October Meeting Candidate Forum this Sat Oct. 19th

Saturday October 19th 12:15pm
Due to circumstances outside of my control, the St. Pete Dems/South St;. Pete Dems Oct. Mtg. and Candidate Forum has changed. 
Inviting all the Democratic... Read more


2018 Was A Breakthrough For Candidates Of Color. Why Isn’t 2020 The Same?

October 16, 2019
A year after candidates of color flourished in Democratic primaries around the country during the midterm elections, the three leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic... Read more

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South Africa's Cyril President Ramaphosa hits back in corruption row

July 22, 2019
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is mounting a legal challenge against an official report that concluded he had deliberately misled parliament over a campaign... Read more


Where Would You Like Us to Go Back To, Mr. President?

July 25, 2019
When I came to this country, America stood as a nation of hope to young children in forgotten and faraway lands. It once welcomed children like myself—and children like Rep.... Read more

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Pete Buttigieg unveils new details of racial justice plan in bid for black voters

July 17, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled new aspects of his plan for racial justice Thursday morning, pledging that it would "help heal our racial divides with... Read more