Dana Young to unveil anti-fracking legislation next week

Tampa Republican state Senator Dana Young will announce her legislation to ban fracking next week, her office said on Friday. During her successful campaign

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Jack Latvala says he’ll support legislation banning fracking again in 2017 Session

State Sen. Jack Latvala was crucial in killing a bill that would regulate the use of fracking in the 2016 Session and

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Darryl Rouson and Dana Young set to start new careers in Florida Senate

At Tuesday’s Organization Session in Tallahassee, all forty state Senators elected earlier this month will take their oath in office. Both

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Florida GOP calls ad attacking Dana Young a ‘smear piece,’ calls for Florida Dems to pull it

The Republican Party of Florida is taking umbrage with attacks on Majority Leader Dana Young, even calling for federal elections

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Democratic Progressive Caucus announces support for Bob Buesing over Joe Redner in SD 18 seat

With just days to go before the voting ends in the Hillsborough County state Senate District 18 race, the Democratic Progressive

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Joe Henderson: State Senate race was better when it was just about puppies

I just watched about the billionth TV ad for the Senate District 18 race with Dana Young and Bob Buesing.

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Final poll of key state Senate race shows Dana Young holding lead over Democratic opponent

Majority Leader Dana Young has maintained her lead in Senate District 18, but needs to continue mobilizing supporters to make

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Mitch Perry Report for 11.3.16 – Guns, pot and minimum wage measures to be voted on next week across the country

So in Florida we have two big constitutional amendments on the ballot that will be decided next Tuesday. The way

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Mitch Perry Report for 11.3.16 – Guns, pot and minimum wage measures to be voted on next week across the country

So in Florida we have two big constitutional amendments on the ballot that will be decided next Tuesday. The way

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Dana Young’s voting record blasted by her SD 18 opponents in debate

Debating for the first time in the state Senate District 18 race, South Tampa Republican Dana Young had her voting record pummeled by

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Endorsement Watch: Hispanic Leadership Fund, National Association of Police organizations, others issue endorsements

With just a few days until the election, organizations are continuing to roll out endorsements for state and federal candidates.

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Bob Graham announces his support for fellow Democrat Bob Buesing’s state Senate bid

With just eight days to go before the voting ends in Florida, state Senate 18 Democratic hopeful Bob Buesing received some welcome

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SD 18 candidates make the case for themselves and against Dana Young in Tiger Bay debate

Although Dana Young was the only no-show at a Tampa Tiger Bay Club meeting on Friday, her presence was definitely felt as

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Joe Redner places billboards asking ‘Why are you hiding, Dana Young?’

The Tampa Tiger Bay Club will host a debate among the state Senate District 18 candidates Friday. Not all of

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Dana Young promotes her work on school choice in new TV ad in SD 18 race

Senate District 18 Republican Dana Young’s latest television ad promotes her work on school choice. The 30-second, called “My Children,”

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Dana Young calls for FDLE investigation into Hillsborough County PTC

In the aftermath of published reports about some questionable decisions made by Hillsborough County Public Transportation executive director Kyle Cockream over

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Mitch Perry Report for 10.13.15 – Hillsborough Dems in denial about the Joe Redner factor in SD 18 race?

A St. Pete Polls survey released this morning shows Republican Dana Young with a six-point lead over her Democratic challenger,

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Polls galore: Republicans lead in state Senate Districts 18 & 23; race still close in SD 8

Republicans in two state Senate districts have big leads over their Democratic opponents, while a third faces a tough race

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Mitch Perry Report for 10.10.16 – Shock and Awe

Happy Columbus Day, for those few of you who actually get to observe (i.e. take off) the federal holiday. And

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The Mitch Perry Report for 10.4.16 – And now for something completely different

Since his selection to be Donald Trump’s running mate back in July, it’s been downright amusing at times to watch Mike

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In the SD 18 race, Dana Young faces the challenge of her political career

After it was revealed last month that Mosaic had withheld information for weeks about the massive sinkhole at their New Wales facility

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Joe Redner’s ‘not for sale’ in his first ad in the SD 18 race

Local television stations in Tampa are now airing Joe Redner’s first ad in his independent bid to win the state Senate District

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.23.16 – Fall follies

Welcome to the first full day of fall, Florida style. Now maybe it will actually start to feel like a

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Joe Redner says he’s committed to winning Senate District 18 race

Contrary to speculation, independent Joe Redner says he “absolutely” is not about to end his candidacy in the Hillsborough County state Senate

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