Saturday, March 25, 2023
Tampa Hoods: Ybor City
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Friday, March 24, 2023
Proposed anti-trans bill may also affect cancer patients
A bill to ban gender-affirming care for children passed in a Florida House subcommittee Wednesday. However, the bill could also attack unintended targets — including cancer patients.
House Bill 1421 would eliminate gender-affirming care for youth and restrict care for adults. It’s sponsored by Republican Representative Randy Fine. On Twitter, he called gender transitioning “evil” and referred to transgender activists as baby butchers.
The 1st Annual Englestock Music Festival
APRIL 15, 2023 AT 2 PM
Pioneer Park- TIX
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DeSantis To Expand "Don't Say Gay" Bill
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Hillsborough County commissioners seeks more parental control at public libraries
Hillsborough County Commissioner Michael Owen says he is taking a close look at the library system, and is proposing some changes.
Owen, who represents District 4, wants to make sure parents have control over what books their children can access in public libraries.
Been There.....Done That
Seniors across Tampa Bay are being kicked out of their homes as landlords look to cash in while the housing market is good.
“It’s happening to everybody,” said Michael Jones. “I’ll be homeless Friday the 31st at 5 p.m. if I cannot find anything.”
Tampa Bay 4K Ultra HD | Drone Footage
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Florida DOH sends press snarky GIF in response to inquiry about suit against trans youth care ban
In response to a request for comment from WFLA regarding a lawsuit against the governor focused on blocking changes to transgender healthcare policy, a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Health replied with a GIF file clipped from a previous press briefing.
In the response, the FDOH spokeswoman said “Attached a gif. The Department does not comment on pending litigation.”
Tampa Indie Night in Ybor
JUNE 16, 2023 AT 6 PM
Crowbar - Ybor City
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The JenZ Report
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Tampa Hoods: Ybor City
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Lynn Hurtak for Tampa
HELP HER HERE
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Labels: Gabrielle Perham, Ybor Paparazzi
Sam Farmer in Seminole Heights
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Ron DeSantis makes ‘a few selective edits’ about role in force-feeding Guantánamo Bay detainees
As he edges closer to announcing a run for President, Gov. Ron DeSantis is downplaying the influence he had on the decision to force-feed Guantánamo Bay detainees.
The Governor previously said his job at the base included recommending things like force-feeding.
Florida House passes 'Live Local Act,' which bans rent control, gives tax breaks to developers
The House voted 103-6 to pass a bill (SB 102) dubbed the “Live Local Act.” The bill would provide incentives for private investment in affordable housing and encourage mixed-use development in struggling commercial areas, while barring local rent controls and pre-empting local government rules on zoning, density and building heights in certain circumstances.....MORE
Florida may ban girls' period talk in elementary grades
The bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Stan McClain would restrict public school instruction on human sexuality, sexually transmitted diseases and related topics to grades 6 through 12. McClain said that discussions about menstrual cycles would also be restricted to those grades.....MORE
DeSantis' Brown Shirts?
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is requesting $98 million in funding this year to boost the Florida State Guard, which one critic has branded "a private army".....MORE
Lawsuit challenges Florida ban on gender-affirming care
Four families challenging Florida’s prohibition against puberty-blocking hormones and gender-affirming surgeries for minors filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against state health officials.....MORE
Florida Legislature Passes Universal School Choice Bill
The costs are unknown and even the Governor has expressed reservations about the richest getting public money to go to private school.
“Transformative” changes to the state’s education system will next head toward Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk as the Senate approved making private school vouchers available to all, regardless of income.
The House legislation (HB 1) was substituted for the Senate version (SB 202) and it adds new categories of students eligible to receive a voucher worth $8,000 per student to go to any private school.
Maxwell Frost Introduces His First Bill...Takes Action to Establish An Office of Gun Violence
WASHINGTON D.C.– Representative Maxwell Alejandro Frost (D-Fla.-10) and Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), along with Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Wednesday introduced bicameral legislation to establish an Office of Gun Violence Prevention in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The Office of Gun Violence Prevention Act would bring together those most impacted by gun violence with leaders across federal agencies to advance policy, collect and report data, expand state and local outreach, and maximize existing programs and services related to preventing gun violence.....MORE
Maxwell Frost introduces his new bill
Jenerational Change - What's Taught In AP African American Studies
Hosted by Jen Perelman and Peter Hager (1:08:51)
We'll be speaking with FL State Senator Shevrin Jones about Governor DeSantis's controversial decision to ban AP African American Studies in FL public schools.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Tampa Hoods: Ybor City
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