News & Public Affairs05/30/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
Florida Governor Rick Scott swung by a locally-owned Spanish market in Tampa Friday to tout his commitment to small businesses. The campaign stop doubled as a commercial shoot.
The immigrant-owned M&D Market on West Hillsborough Avenue has about five aisles, a meat counter, a small refrigerated section and a whole lot of produce. Scott filed into the store to a boom of cheers from Cuban, Venezualan and Mexican-Americans. He started his speech in Spanish.
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09/15/10 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
The first initiative on the November ballot will ask voters if they want to repeal the public funding of candidates who run for Governor, Chief Financial Officer, Attorney General or Commissioner of Agriculture. Public campaign financing has been around since 1986 in Florida. It was designed to keep election spending in check and level the playing field for qualified candidates. Ben Wilcox says it did a pretty go...Be the first to comment