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Consumer advocates slam David Jolly

A Pinellas County Congressional district could change parties after Election Day; Republican incumbent David Jolly faces an uphill battle in the newly redrawn district against Democrat Charlie Crist. The district now has more Democrats. Tuesday morning...
Florida State House District 68 candidates

Three Florida House District 68 candidates face off

There are two Democrats and one Republican running for the Florida House seat being vacated by St. Petersburg Democrat Dwight Dudley; WMNF spoke with all three of them Wednesday morning about whether they agree with the...
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St. Pete Rep. Dwight Dudley says utility-backed solar amendment hinders energy choice for consumers

BY Rob Lorei Floridians will get a chance this fall to put a utility backed solar-energy amendment into the state Constitution.Last week the Florida Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling found that the wording of...
Dwight Duldley on fossil fuel divestment

St. Petersburg will stop buying fossil fuel bonds

St. Petersburg will stop investing in fossil fuel bonds because of the contribution of oil companies to climate disruption — Mayor Rick Kriseman made the announcement on Facebook Thursday — but a City Council member...

Three local legislators live on 17 dollars a day to highlight daily life on minimum wage

Today we talk to three local lawmakers who are living on 17 dollars a day to bring attention to how much minimum wage workers have to live on daily after paying for rent and utilities....

Democratic state representative: Florida districts should be drawn by independent commission, even if it takes another amendment

State Rep. Dwight Dudley (D-St. Petersburg) is proposing an independent, bipartisan redistricting commission to draw Florida’s new Congressional district lines instead of the Republican-controlled state legislature. It’s in response to Thursday’s ruling by the state...

Over the rainbow: St. Petersburg LGBT Pride Parade

On the heels of several Supreme Court decisions, the LBGT Pride parade in Saint Petersburg capped off a historically progressive week

Floridians tell Tallahassee: do your job, pass a budget and fund Amendment One

Citizens demand Florida legislators uphold their duty and pass a budget to properly fund Amendment One

WEDU’s Florida This Week looks at the battle over medicaid expansion, Amendment 1 funds, and same-sex adoption

WEDU's Florida This Week looks at the battle over medicaid expansion, Amendment 1 funds, and same-sex adoption

Florida House advances bill allowing groups to refuse adoptions to same-sex couples

Florida House advances bill allowing groups to refuse adoptions to same-sex couples

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