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Chris Smith (New Jersey Politician)

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  • Dem leader blames GOP elex law for 2012 woes

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith had a few words for state GOP leaders over the problems in the 2012 General Election. “I hate to stand here and say it, but we told you so,” he said. Smith noted that Democrats fought...
  • Scott team goes to bat defending its economic-incentives

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's jobs team is going before House and Senate economic-development budget committees Wednesday to defend how it's spent tax-dollars, arguing its use of hundreds of millions of dollars  in tax-incentives has helped lead...
  • Trayvon Martin’s mom, Democrats push repeal of stand your ground

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Surrounded by House and Senate Democrats, the mother of Trayvon Martin told a crowd at the Capitol why lawmakers should repeal the state's stand your ground law. “As a parent, I wouldn't want you to stand in my shoes,” said...
  • Ban on texting while driving continues to cruise, despite failing past

     
    TALLAHASSEE–A ban on texting while driving unanimously passed the Senate Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities committee Wednesday, getting the bill one step closer to debate by the full Senate. Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, is in her fifth...
  • Negron: My goal is to end Medicaid as we know it

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate panel examining implementation of Obamacare Monday rejected expansion of Medicaid under the federal health care law and debated a new proposal put forth by committee Chairman Joe Negron that would try to put low-...
  • Democrats raised cash liberally from Allied groups

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Normally, Republicans rule the roost when it comes to collecting campaign-coin in the Capitol. But an Orlando Sentinel analysis of the campaign-finance data reveals that the Florida Democratic Party, candidates for statewide office,...
  • Will the real Chris Smith please raise his hand?

    If you believe in coincidences, I've got one for you. Voters in the Florida Senate District 31 race will see this choice on their ballots: Smithmyer, Christopher "Chris" (R) Smith, Christopher "Chris"(D) Wow, isn't that amazing? They're not similar....
  • Early voting events

    The Rev. Al Sharpton, the MSNBC commentator, is scheduled to appear Saturday at rallies in communities with large black populations: Noon at the Lauderhill Mall, where there’s an early voting site, and 2 p.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center,...
  • Chinese Gov't: Blind Activist Can Apply to Study in U.S.

    Chinese Gov't: Blind Activist Can Apply to Study in U.S.
    Beijing -- A possible breakthrough emerged on Friday in the case of Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese activist who made a daring escape from house arrest and took refuge in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing before venturing out amid U.S.-Chinese negotiations over...
  • 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...
  • Broward's political family ties: Look who's related

    Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is the brother of Broward Circuit Judge Bernie Bober.   Broward’s Property Appraiser Lori Parrish is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.    Broward County Commissoner Stacy Ritter is the...