1/25/18 It’s the known versus the unknown in a special Florida Senate election Tuesday to replace Jeff Clemens, the Atlantis Democrat who resigned in October after admitting to an affair with a lobbyist. State Rep. Lori Berman, of Lantana, squares off against Arthur Morrison, a former federal worker who has never run for elected office, […]
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1/23/18 When state Sen. Jeff Clemens abruptly resigned his seat in October, it left District 31 without one of the most influential and dynamic voices in the Florida Legislature. Clemens, an Atlantis Democrat who resigned after admitting to an affair with a lobbyist, had risen to become a Democratic leader in a Republican-dominated Senate. The […]
Join Lori for her campaign kickoff on Thursday, November 30th, at Wood & Fire in Delray Beach! The event is free to attend, but contributions are encouraged.
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 […]
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 […]
11/16/17 State Rep. Lori Berman, a Lantana Democrat, is kicking off her special election Senate campaign at an upscale pizza joint in Delray Beach in two weeks. And everyone’s invited — just keep your “encouraged” checks under $1,000. Berman, who is already in the contest to replace disgraced Democrat Jeff Clemens for the Palm Beach […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Jim Turner – News Service of Florida Primary-election voters Tuesday approved the expansion of a renewable-energy tax break that backers say will help businesses and spark the expanded use of solar energy in Florida. But while the measure had support from an array of groups, they are divided on an unrelated solar amendment on […]
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,” […]