Nezar Hamze, executive director of the South Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, has applied to become a member of the Broward Republican Executive Committee and to create a Muslim Republican Club.
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Political party committees poured more than $594 million into campaigns in 2010, according to data from the National Institute on Money in State Politics, and Florida accounted for roughly a fifth of that total.
Gov. Rick Scott signed his budget this afternoon, but not before wielding his “favorite pen” to strike what he said were $615 million in line-item vetoes.
The quarterly campaign finance reports for Florida political parties were released late yesterday, and the Republican Party of Florida out-raised the Florida Democratic Party by more than four-to-one: $5.2 million to $1.2 million, between January and March. Here are five things I’ve noticed while combing through the spreadsheets:
For the past several years, Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington (aka CREW) has worked to hold Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, accountable for numerous alleged campaign violations — and in a recent interview, the group’s director says the fight isn’t over.
The Republican Party of Florida today unveiled its new website, rpof.org, laying out a host of information about the party and its values. Among the party’s platform, according to the site, is a belief in “equal opportunity for all,” but the text makes no mention of equality for gays and lesbians.
Joe Gruters announced several endorsements for his candidacy to become the next chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, including from state Senate Majority Whip Anitere Flores, R-Miami, and Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton.
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Republican Party of Florida chairman and state Sen. John Thrasher, R-Jacksonville, congratulated Florida’s “New All Republican Cabinet” today, in a press release that cited some of newly inaugurated Gov.’s Rick Scott’s notable campaign slogans.