Jeff Brandes says he will hold politicians accountable in new SD 24 ad

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online St. Petersburg Republican Sen. Jeff Brandes has released a new ad for his re-election campaign highlighting his roots in Senate District 24 and promising to hold “bureaucrats and politicians” accountable. The 30-second ad features shots of Brandes walking with and talking to employees …

Jeff Brandes recalls ‘Right to Try’ law in new campaign ad

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online   St. Petersburg Republican Sen. Jeff Brandes released a new ad Thursday touting his successful legislative effort to give patients more options in to fight terminal diseases. The new ad, titled “Right to Try,” features St. Petersburg osteopathic physician Rob Proiettospeaking about Brandes’ role in passing …

Jeff Brandes holding ‘Super Saturday’ canvassing event

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online Republican Sen. Jeff Brandes is gearing up for his re-election bid with a “Super Saturday” canvassing event in St. Petersburg-based Senate District 24. “Come show your support for Jeff Brandes! Join us on July 14 at 9:00 a.m. at Crisp Park in St. Petersburg for …

Fresh polling: Jeff Brandes, Janet Cruz lead in battleground state Senate seats; Ed Hooper, Amanda Murphy deadlocked.

Click Here to Read Online.   Poll numbers in two battleground state Senate seats have shifted significantly since last month, while a third race remains essentially deadlocked. In SD 16, the seat previously held by Jack Latvala, Republican Ed Hooper and Democrat Amanda Murphy remain deadlocked, with Hooper at 45 percent and Murphy at 43 percent. …

This database catches fraud. Why doesn’t Walmart want to be in it?

Click Here to Read Online   Florida’s check-cashing industry has been notorious for allowing criminals to commit money laundering, workers-compensation fraud and tax refund schemes. So when state lawmakers in 2013 passed a law requiring licensed check-cashers to report, in real time, the people and checks passing through their doors, law enforcement called it a big step in …