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Chris Smith (New Jersey Politician)

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  • Senate Democrats try and fail to ‘upgrade’ Florida’s election system

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate is poised to pass an election reform inspired by last year's criticized elections, but will likely do so without the votes of minority-party Democrats who object the fix doesn't completely solve all the problems....
  • ‘Parent trigger’ bill is back, as expected

     
    UPDATE: The post now includes Democratic lawmakers criticism of the bill. A bill filed today looks likely to revise last year's contentious “parent trigger” debate as it proposes to let parents at a struggling school help decide the future...
  • Bill banning funeral protests passes committee

     
    By Jennifer Curington, Staff Writer TALLAHASEE– Efforts to prevent picketing at funerals continues to move through both the House and Senate without protests. Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto’s, R-Ft. Meyers, bill unanimously passed its third and last...
  • Senate takes first step on Medicaid alternative

     
    Drawing support from senators on both sides of the political aisle, the Senate on Thursdsay unveiled its first stab at a plan that could allow Florida to claim billions of dollars in new federal healthcare money without expanding the state's troubled...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • Support for Heat transcends partisan politics

    Support for Heat transcends partisan politics
    There’s nothing like a surging Miami Heat to unite South Florida’s politicians. Judging from the volume and passion of their tweets, U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Democrat who represents Broward and...
  • S. Fla. gays cheer Supreme Court rulings, conservatives object

    S. Fla. gays cheer Supreme Court rulings, conservatives object
    The U.S. Supreme Court delivered historic rulings advancing same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but they won't send couples shopping for rings, cakes and flowers for weddings in the Sunshine State. For gays and lesbians in Florida who hope to marry, the law...
  • Range of South Florida voices, pro & con, on same-sex marriage rulings

    Range of South Florida voices, pro & con, on same-sex marriage rulings
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage drew cheers from South Florida gay and lesbian couples, scorn from conservative Christians, and underscored fault lines on the issue within the Republican Party. Here are reports from throughout the...
  • Senate president says no Stand Your Ground changes, but maybe yes to Sobel school security tax

    Senate president says no Stand Your Ground changes, but maybe yes to Sobel school security tax
    A year after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, proposals to change the controversial Stand Your Ground law are dead in the state Legislature. “Repeal of Stand Your Ground or major modifications of Stand Your Ground I don’t think get past...
  • ODU football recruiting focuses on numbers, defense

    In its first venture into Football Bowl Subdivision recruiting, Old Dominion sought quantity, quality and depth at every position. The Monarchs aimed high, lost more battles than they won, but still helped themselves in the transition to the next level....
  • Huff sentenced to two years of supervised probation in DUI case

    Huff sentenced to two years of supervised probation in DUI case
    Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff was sentenced Tuesday to two years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to driving under the influence. Baltimore County Circuit Judge Timothy Martin also gave Huff a one-year suspended jail sentence. He...