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• Gay marriage and “stand your ground” were the issues that generated the greatest response from students Wednesday who gathered to watch the gubernatorial debate. The watch party at the University of Central Florida was organized by the College Democrats, Planned Parenthood and the Charlie Crist campaign. Read More »
• Florida’s environment is one factor that could help decide the state’s next governor. After a first term focused on business and economic growth, Gov. Rick Scott is working to rebrand himself as an environmentalist. Scott’s main opponent, Charlie Crist, is also burnishing his environmental credentials as he looks for votes in a race that’s too close to call. Read More »
• The nation’s largest federation of unions is focusing on Central Florida this election season. The president of the AFL-CIO says the group is rallying voters along the vital I-4 corridor in support of important issues to workers like the minimum wage. The AFL-CIO represents 56 labor unions and 12.5 million workers. President Richard Trumka says Florida is vital as the group advocates for a higher minimum wage, immigration reform and other issues important to the middle class. “The economy is not like the weather. The economy is just a bunch of rules. Those rules decide who the winners are and who the losers are, and those rules are made up by men and women we elect. That’s why elections matter.” … Read More »