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Plan Beach Post: “Berman rolls out big endorsements, Slosberg dismisses ‘political machine’ in special Senate race”

11/26/17 State Rep. Lori Berman, D-Lantana, today rolled out several Democratic endorsements as she pursues the party’s nomination for a special state Senate election to replace Jeff Clemens in Palm Beach County. U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, and former Democratic U.S. Reps. Robert Wexler (for whom Berman once worked) and Patrick Murphy are among […]

Florida Politics: “Lori Berman nabs two dozen endorsements in SD 31 bid”

11/26/17 Last week, more than 25 Democratic legislative leaders from Palm Beach County and the state announced endorsing state Rep. Lori Berman in her bid for Senate District 31. Among those lining up behind Berman, a Lantana Democrat who represents HD 90, are Congressman Ted Deutch of Florida’s 22nd Congressional District, former Congressmen Patrick Murphy […]

Florida Politics: “Lori Berman to run in SD 31 special election”

10/31/17 Lantana Democratic Rep. Lori Berman announced Tuesday she will run for the special election in Senate District 31, which opened up Friday following the unexpected and immediate resignation of Jeff Clemens. “We’re in the midst of a watershed moment in the struggle for women’s rights across this country and one of the key motivators […]

Palm Beach Post: “Florida lawmakers call for genetically modified mosquitoes”

TALLAHASSEE — With Congress showing no signs of breaking its long deadlock over funding to fight the Zika virus, Florida lawmakers Wednesday threw in behind a new weapon — Franken-skeeters. A majority of Florida House members asked federal health officials to approve releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the state to reduce the risk of more […]

Florida Politics: “Jeff Brandes, Lori Berman, Ray Rodrigues launching campaign for solar power tax breaks”

The three legislators responsible for a statewide initiative concerning home and industrial solar power system tax breaks announced on Tuesday they’ll be launching a campaign to get the measure passed on the August ballot. “Because we’ve moved to the August primary, we have a really short window in order to really spin up a campaign,” […]