Hillsborough Progressives Reject Janet Cruz

    By Jim Bleyer When the Democratic Progressive Caucus issued its endorsements this week, one prominent name was omitted: Janet Cruz. Call it payback for the term-limited Cruz’ reprehensible power play last February when she muscled progressive Bob Buesing out of the race to challenge Republican State Sen. Dana …

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All For Transportation Tax Will Increase Congestion

  By Sharon Calvert, from Eye on Tampa Bay Despite the $2 million and growing advertising campaign for All For Transportation and the 1 cent, 14% sales tax increase proposed as a county charter amendment in Hillsborough County, the plan will increase congestion and not relieve it. The evidence is hidden …

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What Chris King Has Done that Ron DeSantis Hasn’t: Evolve

        By Jim Bleyer   Bereft of substantive policy positions and concrete accomplishment, Ron DeSantis has allied himself with groups and individuals that espouse racial and religious hatred.  Starting with his post-primary day  “monkey it up” dog whistle, DeSantis has unashamedly courted bigoted extremists to his flailing …

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The Many Contradictions of Janet Cruz

                    By Jim Bleyer Inconsistencies dogging the Janet Cruz  campaign for Florida Senate not only include key political issues but more fundamental representations such as her name and address. Cruz, a term-limited state representative, is challenging State Sen. Dana Young in …

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