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Lawmakers propose creation of Veteran Suicide Prevention Pilot Program

Lawmakers propose creation of Veteran Suicide Prevention Pilot Program

Florida may soon launch a Veteran Suicide Prevention Pilot Program under legislation sponsored by a bipartisan pair of lawmakers. The proposals (HB 1351 and SB 1712) would require the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs …

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Bipartisan bills would make Florida build database to protect people from toxic wastewater leaks

Bipartisan bills would make Florida build database to protect people from toxic wastewater leaks

The proposed legislation comes in response to the situation at Piney Point. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Following the toxic wastewater leak at Piney Point that made national headlines, Florida lawmakers are launching a …

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FL Democrats cite housing, voting rights, fair tax policy among 2022 priorities

FL Democrats cite housing, voting rights, fair tax policy among 2022 priorities

Protecting affordable housing, voting rights and Florida elders while fighting corporate “handouts” funded by taxpayers are among the top priorities of Florida Democrats as they head into another legislative session as the …

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Proposed legislation would compel Governor to move faster on legislative vacancies

Proposed legislation would compel Governor to move faster on legislative vacancies

The Governor’s power to set Special Election dates would get clipped according to a bill proposed Thursday from lawmakers spurred to action after an unprecedented delay in getting current vacancies filled. After …

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Ben Diamond Raises Nearly $1 Million in Bid for Florida’s 13th Congressional District

Ben Diamond Raises Nearly $1 Million in Bid for Florida’s 13th Congressional District

St. Petersburg, FL – Since announcing his campaign last May, State Representative Ben Diamond (D-St. Petersburg) has raised nearly $1 million in his bid for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. That total includes …

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Ben Diamond Endorsed by Dunedin Leaders

Ben Diamond Endorsed by Dunedin Leaders

St. Petersburg, FL – The list of leaders supporting State Representative Ben Diamond (D-St. Petersburg) in his race for Congress in Florida’s 13th District continues to grow. Today, four more Pinellas County …

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Lawmakers file legislation guaranteeing right to abortion

Lawmakers file legislation guaranteeing right to abortion

Democratic state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would guarantee an individual’s right to an abortion as the U.S. Supreme Court weighs cases that would allow states to eliminate access to the procedure …

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Buckhorn Endorses Ben Diamond for Congress

Buckhorn Endorses Ben Diamond for Congress

St. Petersburg, FL – The list of people supporting State Rep. Ben Diamond (@BenDiamondFL) of St. Petersburg in his race for Congress in District 13 continues to grow. Today, former Tampa Mayor …

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Ben Diamond leads CD 13 fundraising, collects $300K in Q3

Ben Diamond leads CD 13 fundraising, collects $300K in Q3

State Rep. Ben Diamond came out on top as the highest fundraiser among the six candidates campaigning for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. That’s according to the latest campaign finance data, which candidates submitted Friday to …

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The Americano News: Rep. Diamond Supports ‘Common-Sense Policies That Reward Hard Work’

The Americano News: Rep. Diamond Supports ‘Common-Sense Policies That Reward Hard Work’

As he runs for Congress in 2022, the Democratic representative from Pinellas County promises to “create an economy that gives every working Floridian a fair shot at the American Dream.” This is …

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