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Good news for Bill Young: A congressman older than him has filed for re-election
Rep. Ralph Hall “has already smashed the record for the oldest member of the U.S. House of Representatives, but he doesn’t intend to quit now,” the Houston Chronicle reports. The 90-year-old Republican lawmaker announced he will seek another term. He...
- Posted 8 days ago
Florida’s WMD disaster response unit, based in Pinellas, saved from elimination
A Florida National Guard unit based in Pinellas County and designed to respond to weapons of mass destruction incidents was saved from possible elimination this week, according to testimony from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Speaking on...
- Posted 31 days ago
Democrat Jessica Ehrlich to challenge Congressman Bill Young
The Associated Press and the News Service of Florida report that Democrat Jessica Ehrlich has announced she will again challenge Republican Congressman Bill Young. From a release: Jessica Ehrlich today announced that she will be a candidate...
- Posted 31 days ago
This weekend’s Lincoln Day Dinner first test of Pinellas GOP’s new leadership
It is where Charlie Crist endorsed John McCain, putting the Arizona Senator on track to winning Florida’s 2008 presidential primary. It is one of the first places where Marco Rubio found the spotlight. It is where governors...
- Posted 62 days ago
Why is Organizing for Action wasting its time tweeting at Congressman Bill Young?
I just received an email from Organizing for Action asking me to “Tweet at Representative Young right now and say you support a balanced approach to the budget, not drastic cuts.” Even if I supported this effort,...
- Posted 72 days ago
Tampa Bay’s most powerful politicians: #2 – Bill Young
#2 on the list of Tampa Bay’s most powerful politicians is Congressman Bill Young. For a complete explanation of how this list was created and who comprised the panel which assembled it, please read here.
- Posted 79 days ago
Congressman Bill Young insists, ‘I’m not crippled’
In an interview with CQ-Roll Call on Thursday, eighty two-year old Congressman Bill Young insisted he was not crippled, just debilitated after hurting his hip after stepping in a hole while walking on the beach. This latest...
- Posted 80 days ago
Organizing for Action targeting Bill Young as part of its first ad buy
Congressman Bill Young is among 16 GOP legislators being targeted by a pro-Obama advocacy group in a new online ad campaign urging them to back a more robust background check system for gun sales. The banner ads begin running Friday...
- Posted 86 days ago
DCCC bracketing Bill Young on sequestration
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is launching paid grassroots advertising to, as it describes, hold Congressman Bill Young accountable for the thousands of layoffs and other costs in the upcoming sequester. “Your Pink Slip” begins today and...
- Posted 87 days ago
Pinellas Commissioner wants closer look at gun background checks
Pinellas County Commissioners have added a discussion of gun background checks to their legislative agenda. Commissioner Janet Long said as elected officials, it is their responsibility to look at gun violence and gun policies in the interest...
- Posted 94 days ago