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DIAPER SALES TAX EXEMPTION APPROVED IN 2022 STATE BUDGET

DIAPER SALES TAX EXEMPTION APPROVED IN 2022 STATE BUDGET

Tallahassee — During the 2022 Legislative Session, Senator Lauren Book introduced language to make children’s diapers tax free in Florida.  Since first being elected in 2016, Senator Book has filed the legislation each year to bring some much-needed relief for Florida families. Today, upon the passage of the state budget and the final day of the Legislative Session, […]

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Jacksonville Men Who Robbed Five Convenience Stores At Gunpoint Sentenced To 16 And 10 Years In Prison

Seven-Time Convicted Felon Indicted For Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan today sentenced Sabastian Amrine (20, Jacksonville) to 16 years and 8 months in federal prison and Brandon Bayne (25, Jacksonville) to 10 years in federal prison for five armed robberies of convenience stores in Jacksonville. The court also ordered the forfeiture of a pistol that was […]

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Florida Woman Sentenced To 40 Years For Producing Child Sexual Abuse Material

Seven-Time Convicted Felon Indicted For Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington has sentenced Brooke Sparks (38, St. Petersburg) to 40 years in federal prison for producing child sex abuse material. The court also ordered Sparks to serve 15 years of supervised release after her prison term and to register as a sex offender for life. Sparks […]

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Senator Taddeo’s Statement On “Stop Woke Act” Passage

DIAPER SALES TAX EXEMPTION APPROVED IN 2022 STATE BUDGET

Tallahassee — Senator Annette Taddeo today released a statement on the Senate passage of the “Stop Woke Act”. A bill that censors teachings in schools and the workplace which are “divisive” or “harmful”.  Senator Taddeo had this to say: “Florida desperately needs leadership.  This bill is not what our state needs, what we need is leadership […]

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Water is the one hurricane supply you can’t live without

Water is the one hurricane supply you can’t live without

As the hurricane season officially begins June 1, the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department is prepared to deliver essential services throughout the season. Our staff is committed to providing safe, top-quality drinking water and reliable sewer services to our more than 2.4 million customers year-round. The Department has taken steps to ensure that our resources […]

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Florida Mortgage Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Seven-Time Convicted Felon Indicted For Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

Orlando, FL – A Florida man pleaded guilty today to evading his federal income taxes. According to court documents and statements made in court, between 2015 and 2018, Jeffrey Donaldson of Orlando worked as a loan officer for two mortgage companies and made over $750,000 in wages. He submitted to each of his employers false […]

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Senator Ileana Garcia Achieves Significant Legislative Successes During The 2022 Legislative Session

DIAPER SALES TAX EXEMPTION APPROVED IN 2022 STATE BUDGET

Tallahassee — Senator Ileana Garcia is proud to announce legislative accomplishments that will positively impact Floridians and protect vulnerable populations. The Senate completed policy work today, and will return to vote on the 2022-23 budget on Monday, March 14, following the constitutionally required cooling off period. Senator Garcia Passed Legislation that Protects Seniors and Children: […]

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North Miami Vice Mayor Mary Estimé-Irvin mourns the loss of musical icon Tina Turner, remembers…

North Miami Vice Mayor Mary Estimé-Irvin mourns the loss of musical icon Tina Turner, remembers…

North Miami Vice Mayor Mary Estimé-Irvin mourns the loss of musical icon Tina Turner, remembers her mental health perseverance May 24, 2023 North Miami Vice Mayor Mary Estimé-Irvin mourns today’s death of one of the world’s most iconic entertainers and songstresses, Tina Turner, and remembers her as a trailblazer and role model for mental health […]

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Orlando Man Arrested For Possessing A Firearm As A Convicted Felon

Seven-Time Convicted Felon Indicted For Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

Ocala, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the arrest of Eddie Lee Parks, III (24, Orlando) on a one-count indictment charging him with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. If convicted, he is faces a maximum of 15 years in federal prison. According to the indictment, on April 10, 2023, […]

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“Find Your Voice” at the Mandel Public Library this Summer

“Find Your Voice” at the Mandel Public Library this Summer May 25, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Alyson Seligman  Alyson@thesbsagency.com (561) 602-8558 “Find Your Voice” at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach this Summer with New Programs, Free Lunches and Plentiful Summer Fun In-person and online programming includes summer reading program, children’s summer-kick off party, programs to discover a new hobby plus […]