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Paula Bono Dockery

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  • Theme-park secrets, political ads, governor's race

    Theme-park secrets, political ads, governor's race
    Political ads, the governor's race and theme-park secrets are topics on local public-affairs programs this weekend: Greg Warmoth talks to political analyst Rick Foglesong about the accuracy and effectiveness of recent political ads on "Central Florida...
  • Interest groups identify “Champions of the Middle Class”

     
    Business-interest groups have provided report cards on legislators for years, so it naturally follows that pro-labor, pro-worker organizations would do the same thing. Today, Florida Watch Action, Progress Florida and America Votes — all left of...
  • Three GOP senators oppose RPOF merit retention fight

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Three more Republican officials have come out to oppose the Republican Party of Florida's unique decision last month to go after the Supreme Court justices facing merit retention votes this fall. Justices Fred Lewis, Barbara Pariente...
  • Joe Kittinger talks to WFTV; Paula Dockery chats with News 13

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Aviation pioneer Joe Kittinger is a guest on “Central Florida Spotlight,” which airs at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. Kittinger, a retired Air Force colonel, discusses his record...
  • Dockery, Steinberg try to give the people veto power

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It's a novel expression of the pitfalls of representative democracy. Sen. Paula Dockery, R-Lakeland, and Rep. Richard Steinberg, D-Miami Beach, are sponsoring legislation to allow voters to “veto” legislation that is passed...
  • LeMieux sets up Polk County team with Dockery, Breidenbach

     
    State Sen. Paula Dockery, R-Lakeland, and radio talk show hostess Lynne Breidenbach are among supporters that Republican U.S. Senate candidate George LeMieux has named to his Polk County “victory team.” Others on LeMieux's Polk County campaign...
  • Florida Senate passes its own new map, over complaints of racial ‘packing’

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Over complaints that its work continued decades-old gerrymandering, Senate Republicans rammed through a proposed map for their own 40 seats that more evenly divides population gains over the last decade and maintains an electoral...
  • Prison privatization bill divides GOP Senate

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A prison privatization bill pushed by Senate leadership may be in trouble, with Senate President Mike Haridopolos cutting off debate Tuesday and not saying when the bill would come up for a final vote. The proposal would privatize 28...
  • Judge: Lawmakers, staff don’t have to answer questions about voting-rights bill

     
    By Michael Peltier, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A federal judge on Friday ruled that four senators and two staff members do not have to testify as part of lawsuit challenging a new Florida election law that opponents say makes it...
  • Dockery says DOC records show private prisons aren’t cheaper

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With the Florida Senate poised today to return to a contentious prison-privatization debate, one critic of the proposal to outsource prisons in 18 southern counties says the Department of Corrections' own calculations on...
  • Gov. Bob Martinez on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’; ‘Flashpoint’ at Seminole Towne Center

     
    Central Florida News 13's "Political Connections" also looks at the Florida Legislature and such issues as prison privatization. News 13's Ybeth Bruzual talks about the defeat of privatization with state Sen. Paula Dockery, R-Lakeland. Dockery also...