Politics

National Organization for Women Co-Founder to Speak in Sarasota

Sonia Pressman Fuentes will discuss her career as an attorney, women's rights activist and author on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

09/21/2018 By Staff

Politics

Republican Club Dinner Features State Legislative Candidates

Tommy Gregory, Ray Pilon and Will Robinson will appear on Thursday, Sept. 20.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum Features Candidates for State Legislature

Tracy Pratt, Will Robinson, Margaret Good, Ray Pilon, Liv Coleman, Tommy Gregory, James Buchanan, Robert Samuel Kaplan and Tony Mowry have been invited to participate.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Politics

Watergate Prosecutor, MSNBC Analyst to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser

Jill Wine-Banks is speaking in Sarasota on Sunday, Oct. 7.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Environment

Lawmakers Hosting Red Tide Town Hall Saturday

State Reps. Margaret Good and Joe Gruters are holding a joint town hall from 3 to 4:30 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 25, to hear concerns about red tide.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Politics

Panel to Discuss November Ballot Initiatives

Participants will discuss the possible extension of the Legacy Trail, whether to allow most felons who have served their time to vote and more.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Politics

County Commission Candidates' Forum Takes Place Monday

Wesley Ann Beggs, Mike Consentino, Al Maio and Lourdes Ramirez have been invited to participate in the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations event.

08/08/2018 By Staff

Politics

Proposed Change to Sarasota County Commission to Be Debated Aug. 16

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature a discussion of the proposal to create "single member districts" for the Sarasota County Commission.

08/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

Deadline to Register to Vote in Primaries Is Monday

All new voter registration applications or party changes must be signed and returned in person or postmarked by Monday, July 30.

07/27/2018 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Sizes Up Our Political Candidates

This month: We're going politicking.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

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

Primary Vote-By-Mail Ballots Start Going Out

Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner's office began mailing vote-by-mail ballots for next month's primary elections on Friday.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Planning

Supporters of Legacy Trail Extension Holding Campaign Kickoff Event

If approved by voters this fall, the referendum would provide $65 million in funding to extend the trail to downtown Sarasota.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Politics

Rick Scott to Headline Sarasota GOP Rally

The Republican Party of Sarasota County is holding a political rally and straw poll event on Saturday, July 28.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

County Commission Races the Focus at Upcoming Forums

The next two meetings of the Sarasota Tiger Bay Club will feature debates between candidates running for Sarasota County Commission.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum for County Commission Candidates Set for Monday

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations has invited Republicans Alexandra Coe and Christian Zeigler and Democrat Ruta Maria Jouniari to the forum.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Female Factor

These Nine Extraordinary Women Are Transforming Sarasota-Manatee (and the World)

Nine trailblazers with big dreams and fresh ideas.

06/27/2018 By Staff

Female Factor

11 Political Newcomers Jump into the 2018 Election Cycle

A record 527 women were running for Congress as of April, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, most of them Democrats. Florida—and Sarasota and Manatee—are following the trend.

06/27/2018 By Megan McDonald

Politics

Proposed Changes to Florida Constitution to Be Discussed Monday

The panel will feature Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates, journalist Dennis Maley and activist Lourdes Ramirez.

06/06/2018 By Staff