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  • Five candidates vying for four seats on Allentown School Board

     
    Voters in the Allentown School District will have five candidates to chose from for the four open seats on the Allentown School Board. They were recently asked what they believe is the major issue in this campaign and how they will address it. MIKE...
  • Kirk plays the Ikea card

     
    When you don't want to answer a tough question, change the subject to.... Sweden! Prepare to be amazed by U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's pivot in his interview Wednesday evening with Carol Marin on WTTW-Ch. 11: MARIN: Take a look at......
  • Retired teacher to challenge Donchez for Bethlehem mayor

     
    The day after Bob Donchez won the Democratic nomination for Bethlehem Mayor, a retired teacher announced his intention to challenge him this fall. Bruce Sigmon alerted the media that he will be filing a petition in June to get on the November ballot as an...
  • House Dems to take caucus vote against budget

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston will ask his caucus to take a unified vote against the House budget in protest of House Republicans' decision not to include some sort of Medicaid expansion. “We’ve got meetings with...
  • Clelland plans to break with House Dem caucus on budget vote

     
    Freshman Rep. Mike Clelland, the Lake Mary Democrat who upset former Speaker-to-be Chris Dorworth last fall in a district drawn to favor Republican candidates, plans to break with his caucus and vote for the Republican-controlled chamber's proposed...
  • At last, someone stands up to the filibuster bullies

     
    From Sunday's print column A Tribune editorial Friday predicted that in backing a rules change in the U.S. Senate to weaken the filibuster, President Barack Obama squandered "any prospect of finding bipartisan agreement on a legislative agenda." But you...
  • Steve Crisafulli officially tapped as next House Speaker

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Brevard Rep. Steve Crisafulli formally took the reins for departed and controversial ex-lawmaker Chris Dorworth on Monday when he was voted in as the Republicans' choice for House speaker after the 2014 elections. For the soft-spoken...
  • Thurston “not enthralled” with House health plan

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Democrats will no longer be held to their promise to vote as a bloc against the House budget, Democratic Leader Perry Thurston said Thursday. “Today, House Republican leaders have unveiled a bare-bones health coverage plan for...
  • Rubio has dinner at the White House

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other...
  • House releases Medicaid alternative plan

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House has released its new Medicaid alternative plan, a low-cost insurance plan designed to cover low income individuals who don't currently qualify for Medicaid. The plan is available here. The Florida Health Choices...
  • 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,...