Politics

Former Lawmaker to Speak at Republican Club Dinner

Former state Rep. Julio Gonzalez, R-Venice, will discuss the American Constitution and the federal court system on Thursday, March 21.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Politics

'Meet the Leaders' Event Focuses on Upcoming Legislative Session

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County event will feature state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, and political analyst Susan MacManus.

01/23/2019 By Staff

Politics

Sarasota Officials Named to Top Posts in State Republican Party

State Sen. Joe Gruters and Sarasota County Commissioner Christian Ziegler were recently named chairman and vice chairman of the Republican Party of Florida.

01/14/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Manatee County NAACP Holding Fundraising Dinner Aug. 11

The event will feature Florida Sen. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg.

07/23/2018 By Staff

Politics

'Legislative Update' Scheduled for April 19

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club meeting will feature an update from the area's state lawmakers.

04/11/2018 By Staff

Politics

State Lawmaker to Speak at Next Republican Club Dinner

State Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, will speak about "the past, present and future of the GOP" during the Sarasota Republican Club's next dinner.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Sarasota Politician Named to Amtrak Board

President Donald Trump on Friday appointed state Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, to the Board of Directors of Amtrak.

02/02/2018 By Staff

Public health

Panel Discussion Covers Opioid Abuse Crisis

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club's Jan. 4 luncheon will include a panel discussion about the region's opioid abuse crisis.

12/28/2017 By staff

Politics

Dates for Special Election to Replace State Rep. Alex Miller Set

Miller, R-Sarasota, recently resigned from the Florida Legislature after serving less than a year.

09/05/2017 By staff

Politics

Legislative Summit Scheduled

The purpose of the summit is to bring together a wide range of community members to discuss and establish the region’s priorities for the 2018 Florida legislative session.

08/31/2017 By staff

Politics

State Lawmakers Provide Legislative Update June 1

State Sen. Greg Steube and state Reps. Julio Gonzalez, Joe Gruters and Alex Miller will provide an update on state government and the state Legislature.

05/25/2017 By staff

Politics

Lawmaker Provides Legislative Wrap-Up Tuesday Evening

Florida Rep. Wengay Newton, D-St. Petersburg, whose district includes portions of Palmetto, Bradenton and Sarasota, is offering an informational wrap-up on the state Legislature's recently concluded 2017 session.

05/15/2017 By staff

Politics

State Legislative Wrap-Up Set for Tuesday

The Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association, the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange have invited the entire local delegation to participate.

05/11/2017 By staff

Politics

Post-Primary State House Debate Set for Sept. 1

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club will host a debate between Democratic and Republican state House candidates shortly after the Aug. 30 primary election.

08/29/2016 Research by staff

Politics

GOP State Senate Forum Scheduled for July 9

Republican candidates Doug Holder, Nora Patterson, Ray Pilon and Greg Steube have agreed to attend.

06/09/2016 Research by staff

Education

Detert to Cut Ribbon at New Loveland Center Facility

Loveland Center will celebrate the grand opening of the Nancy Detert Residences on Monday.

05/13/2016 Research by staff

Tallahassee

State Senate Debate Scheduled for May 9

Candidates Frank Anthony Cirillo, Doug Holder, Rick Levine, Nora Patterson, Ray Pilon and Greg Steube have all been invited to attend.

05/03/2016 Research by staff

Events

Local Lawmakers Offer Legislative Update April 20

State Sen. Nancy Detert will join state Reps. Jim Boyd, Ray Pilon, Greg Steube and Darryl Rouson.

04/05/2016 Research by staff