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Meet the Democrats hoping to unseat Congresswoman Anna Paulina Luna

It won’t be easy to unseat Republican Congresswoman Anna Paulina Luna, who represents much of Pinellas County and part of Hillsborough. Still, these five Democrats hope to do just that in a district with at...
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Could the legal case over Florida’s abortion rights financial impact statement be moot?

The Financial Impact Estimating Conference revised the statement, which will appear on the ballot with the abortion rights amendment.
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The financial impact statement connected to Florida’s abortion rights ballot question sparks controversy

The panel’s lone dissenter, objected to including issues such as the possibility of litigation leading to Medicaid-funded abortions.
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Florida House Speaker Paul Renner’s PAC adds $1 million to fight a proposed amendment protecting abortion rights

Renner’s committee, known as Conservatives for Principled Leadership, contributed the money to Florida Voters Against Extremism.
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Florida’s abortion rights measure draws $509,000 in one week

A ballot initiative aimed at enshrining abortion rights in the Florida Constitution drew another $509,328 during a week-long period.
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Wrangling continues over the financial impact statement for Florida’s abortion rights amendment

A panel is trying to agree on a “financial impact statement,” which will appear on the ballot with the proposed constitutional amendment.

The Scoop: Tues. July 2nd, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida Democrats unhappy about new immunity for presidents. And the Florida panel meets again for abortion ballot July 8.
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The financial impact statement for Florida’s abortion rights amendment gets another look

A state panel waded back into questions about the possible financial effects of a proposed constitutional amendment on abortion rights.
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Committee pushes back in the case over the financial impact statement on an abortion rights amendment

A political committee supporting a constitutional amendment on abortion rights wants a new financial impact statement for the ballot measure.

The Scoop: Tues. June 25th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

The state of abortion two years after Roe v. Wade was overturned Monique Shaw is the senior program officer of the Rober Wood Johnson Foundation and she is speaking up about how she feels on...

Critical Mobilization in the State

Central Avenue in the 1940s Tampa FL Anthony Perkins will be the Grand Marshal when the Omegas convene in Tampa for a Voter Registration 2024 “Conclave With a Purpose”. The Fraternity chose solidarity over boycott...
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Abortion rights activists say reproductive healthcare is at risk

Today marks the second anniversary of the landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that overturned Roe v. Wade. The high court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization took away the constitutional right...

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