Florida AFL-CIO

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Name: Florida AFL-CIO
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign money reveals possible factions

PORT ORANGE — A review of campaign finance reports for council candidates reveals potential factions in a city already divided in its day-to-day operations as well as a pair of possible violations by two candidates who say they are taking corrective action ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Caribbean Americans Running For Several Seats In South Floridas Upcoming Election

As the August 26, Primary Election approaches, several Caribbean-American Candidates are contesting seats in various races throughout South Florida. Leading the pack is popular Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis, a British born Jamaican who is seeking ... [Published Caribbean Today - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Early voting’s big start in slow, boring midterm primary

After the fiasco seen at polling sites in 2012, a new and improved early voting system will begin this morning with more days — Miami-Dade is one of three counties in the state offering the maximum two weeks — varied hours and four new locations.After ... [Published Political Cortadito - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign cash flows in legislative races with competitive primaries

TALLAHASSEE -- For a handful of candidates eying the state House and Senate, it’s August 26 — not November 4 — that matters most.The August primary will determine the outcome of two South Florida races: House District 94 in central Broward County and ... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Caribbean-Americans Running For Several Seats In South Florida's Upcoming Election

As the August 26, Primary Election approaches, several Caribbean-American Candidates are contesting seats in various races throughout South Florida.  Leading the pack is popular Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis, a British born Jamaican who is seeking ... [Published Caribbean Today - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nan Rich's first mailer criticizes Crist for refusing to debate her

A political committee formed by the husband of Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich has dropped its first mail piece, blasting Charlie Crist for his refusal to debate her. The mailing was funded by a political committee funded with money from unions, ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Analysis: Who Is Marcus Jadotte?

On May 22, 2014, President Barack Obama nominated Marcus Jadotte to lead the Bureau of Industry and Analysis in the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration . If confirmed, Jadotte will represent U.S. business interests in trade negotiations. ... [Published AllGov - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

WCTV: Florida Young Workers Speak Out

WCTV's Lanetra Bennett reports: The Florida AFL-CIO, young workers, union members, activists, Rep. Dwight Bullard and students from across the state of Florida are urging legislators to take action this legislative session on: establishing tuition equity ... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 04 2014]

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The statewide mailer is a reprint of a June 23 editorial in The Miami Herald and highlights key passages in yellow: "So what is Mr. Crist afraid or? Or is it arrogance? His refusal to debate the former legislator is unseemly and exclusionary. Of course, it's politics at its worst."
...10. The group says that 70 percent of jobs being created are part-time. A warehouse worker from Jacksonville, Florida, Dave Snyder, says, "It's not a living wage. I'm here to tell you as a person who works two jobs: one in the middle of the night at a warehouse loading boxes; and the second one in a call center for minimum wage. I'm here to tell you, it's not enough to make ends meet with rent, with the cost of living. This is the fundamental issue of my class and my generation." The coalition is also fighting for issues that affect Florida's teachers, such as testing and accountability

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Campaign money reveals possible factions [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Aug 17 2014]
Caribbean Americans Running For Several Seats I... [Published Caribbean Today - Aug 11 2014]
Early voting’s big start in slow, boring midter... [Published Political Cortadito - Aug 11 2014]
Campaign cash flows in legislative races with c... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 09 2014]
Caribbean-Americans Running For Several Seats I... [Published Caribbean Today - Aug 06 2014]
Nan Rich's first mailer criticizes Crist for re... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 15 2014]
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry an... [Published AllGov - Jul 13 2014]
WCTV: Florida Young Workers Speak Out [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 04 2014]
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