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Chris Smith (New Jersey Politician)

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  • New diverse faces, challenges, emerge in Tallahassee

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature's new class of legislators are taking the oath in Tallahassee today, and a host of challenges await them. All told, 44 new House members and 15 new senators are taking office, some new and some re-treads. In the...
  • Negron: My goal is to end Medicaid as we know it

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate panel examining implementation of Obamacare Monday rejected expansion of Medicaid under the federal health care law and debated a new proposal put forth by committee Chairman Joe Negron that would try to put low-...
  • Democrats raised cash liberally from Allied groups

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Normally, Republicans rule the roost when it comes to collecting¬†campaign-coin in the Capitol. But an Orlando Sentinel analysis of the campaign-finance data reveals that the Florida Democratic Party, candidates for statewide office,...
  • Support for Heat transcends partisan politics

    Support for Heat transcends partisan politics
    There’s nothing like a surging Miami Heat to unite South Florida’s politicians. Judging from the volume and passion of their tweets, U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Democrat who represents Broward and...
  • S. Fla. gays cheer Supreme Court rulings, conservatives object

    S. Fla. gays cheer Supreme Court rulings, conservatives object
    The U.S. Supreme Court delivered historic rulings advancing same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but they won't send couples shopping for rings, cakes and flowers for weddings in the Sunshine State. For gays and lesbians in Florida who hope to marry, the law...
  • Range of South Florida voices, pro & con, on same-sex marriage rulings

    Range of South Florida voices, pro & con, on same-sex marriage rulings
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage drew cheers from South Florida gay and lesbian couples, scorn from conservative Christians, and underscored fault lines on the issue within the Republican Party. Here are reports from throughout the...
  • ODU football recruiting focuses on numbers, defense

    In its first venture into Football Bowl Subdivision recruiting, Old Dominion sought quantity, quality and depth at every position. The Monarchs aimed high, lost more battles than they won, but still helped themselves in the transition to the next level....
  • Tampa-area Sen. Joyner to be next Senate Dem leader

    TALLAHASSEE -- Senate Democrats have chosen Sen. Arthenia Joyner, D-Tampa, to be the next Senate Democratic leader to succeed Sen. Chris Smith, D-Fort Lauderdale, in 2014. The Florida Democratic Party announced the news this afternoon as lawmakers...
  • Some sectors of Florida economy boom -- but others still languish

    Some sectors of Florida economy boom -- but others still languish
    TALLAHASSEE -- It was a simple campaign mantra and the yardstick by which Gov. Rick Scott will be judged when he goes back before voters: 700,000 jobs in seven years. At the midpoint of his first term, the Republican political neophyte hasn't shied...
  • Will the real Chris Smith please raise his hand?

    If you believe in coincidences, I've got one for you. Voters in the Florida Senate District 31 race will see this choice on their ballots: Smithmyer, Christopher "Chris" (R) Smith, Christopher "Chris"(D) Wow, isn't that amazing? They're not similar....
  • Early voting events

    The Rev. Al Sharpton, the MSNBC commentator, is scheduled to appear Saturday at rallies in communities with large black populations: Noon at the Lauderhill Mall, where there’s an early voting site, and 2 p.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center,...
  • Senate president says no Stand Your Ground changes, but maybe yes to Sobel school security tax

    Senate president says no Stand Your Ground changes, but maybe yes to Sobel school security tax
    A year after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, proposals to change the controversial Stand Your Ground law are dead in the state Legislature. “Repeal of Stand Your Ground or major modifications of Stand Your Ground I don’t think get past...