Sunday, July 22, 2018

Politics

Gillum campaigns in Sarasota

SARASOTA - Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, was in Sarasota Wednesday campaigning for the Democratic nomination for governor. He's campaigning the old fashioned way, talking to...

Momentum builds ‘Hope’ for bullied students

TALLAHASSEE - A school program designed to help bullied students moves forward. The Florida Board of Education on Wednesday unanimously approved a rule for a...

Dr. Diana Greene says “goodbye” to Manatee County Schools

MANATEE COUNTY - “Being the superintendent for the school district of Manatee County has been an amazing opportunity. Situations where you feel like ‘oh...

Former teacher challenging school board chair in August

SARASOTA -- Nick Guy's campaign web site states he decided to run for the Sarasota County School Board in the aftermath of the February...

“Decide the Date” petition may be behind City Commissioner’s “outburst”

SARASOTA - Sarasota Chamber of Commerce CEO Kevin Cooper says the “Decide the Date” petition effort raised nearly a thousand more signatures required to...

Todd Bowden given approval to negotiate contract with 80/20 funding split

SARASOTA - The Sarasota county school board voted unanimously to extend a contract to local law enforcement to place SROs in MIDDLE AND high schools...

Legislator oversight may leave homeless without money

TALLAHASSEE - A key omission may affect money spent on homeless people in the state. The Florida budget that kicks in July 1 includes $4 million...

Venice City Council will meet about proposed spending budget

VENICE - Budget time for the city of Venice. The City Council will meet later this week to dissect the proposed $109.3 million spending package...

Political Corner: state district 73 GOP primary

SARASOTA -- In this edition of Political Corner, SNN's Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson break down the  Republican State House District...

Gov. Rick Scott announces ’40-day Red Snapper Season’

SARASOTA-Governor Rick Scott encourages residents to take advantage of living in the 'Fishing Capital of the World'. Last weekend Governor Scott deemed, license–free freshwater fishing...