PBCTP Candidate Forum Highlights CD18 Candidates
The Florida primary election for all but the Presidential race is on August 30 - about 11 months from now. Even so, there are already 12 candidates (9 Republicans and 3 Democrats) that are competing for the CD18 seat currently held by Patrick Murphy. Six of them came together at Abacoa this week for a PBC Tea Party candidate forum hosted by channel 5's Michael Williams.>
October 28 Meeting Features County Commissioner Steve Abrams
This year has been a busy one for the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners. Approving the baseball stadium in West Palm Beach, discussing regulations for ride-sharing company Uber, new development, the future of the Agricultural Reserve and passing the largest budget in history have all been on their plate. Join us at Bear Lakes on Wednesday October 28 to hear Commissioner Steven Abrams speak about these and other county issues. Commissioner Steven Abrams Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Program Noon - 1PM, Buffet starts at 11:45AM Bear Lakes Country Club 1901 Village Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33409 $20/Members $25/Guests Pay at the door. Make sure you submit your ...
Heritage Action Candidate Forum
Last week in Greenville, South Carolina, Heritage Action hosted a Presidential Candidate Forum at which 10 of the Republican candidates participated. Unlike the two cable news debates, this event avoided pitting the candidates against each other, and actually focused on policy. Heritage Action Sentinel Program This forum occurred during the annual meeting of the Heritage Action Sentinel program, which is the grass-roots arm of the Heritage Foundation. Combining the think-tank and lobbyist muscle of Heritage with a nation-wide grass-roots army of Sentinels is becoming a very effective way of advancing the Conservative agenda. If you would like ...
Freedomworks 9/12 Summit Spotlights Freedom Caucus
Glenn Beck, who ended the 9/12 Freedomworks event in Orlando by announcing that Ted Cruz had won 41% in a straw poll of the thousands of attendees, at first joked that Donald Trump had won. (Trump actually came in third with 8%, and Ben Carson was second with 12%). The groans in the audience indicated that many prefer the steadfast conservatism of Cruz over the Trump phenomenon.
Public Hearing on the County Budget – What to expect
On Tuesday, September 8 at 6 PM, the county commission will meet to consider the 2016 budget in the first of two meetings to set the millage rate. In the June workshop, before the county valuations were adjusted upward slightly, flat millage projections yielded $724.8M in property taxes – an 8.6% increase over last years budget. With the new valuations, the yield became $729.9M or a 9.4% increase.