INCUMBENT JIM MOONEY AND 3 CHALLENGERS VIE FOR FLORIDA HOUSE SEAT

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Florida State Rep. Jim Mooney ventured from the Southernmost district to Tallahassee for the start of a 60-day legislative session on Jan. 11. Mooney enters the second...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COUNTY LEADER LOOKS BACK ON 2021 & FORWARD TO 2022

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2021 was a challenging year. With all the tribulations Monroe County has endured, our commissioners and staff have continued the forward press to enhance our citizens’, business...

FORMER KEY WEST CITY MANAGER JIM SCHOLL WILLING TO FILL MARTINEZ’S COMMISSION SEAT

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The Tuesday, Dec. 7 resignation of County Commissioner Eddie Martinez, a week after his arrest in Hialeah on domestic violence charges, leaves a hole for the governor...

COMMISSIONER COLDIRON’S RESOLUTION PRESSURES MARTINEZ TO RESIGN

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A letter by Monroe County Commissioner Eddie Martinez stating that he’ll take a temporary leave to address personal issues was received by Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office on...

WILL STATE LAWMAKERS ABOLISH THE CITY OF KEY WEST?

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Are Key West’s days as a city numbered? A draft bill reported by the website FloridaPolitics.com is making the rounds in Tallahassee. If passed, the bill would “transfer...

Raschein Gets to Work Following Swear-In

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Former state Rep. Holly Raschein is back serving Florida Keys constituents, this time as a county commissioner.  Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Raschein to the Monroe County Board of...

POLITICAL DEBATE: SCHOOL BOARD KEEPS MASKING AS IS DESPITE DEBATE

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At first, the Sept. 21 Monroe County School Board meeting was deceptively “normal,” like it was before the pandemic. There were no updates from the health department...

MORE APPLY FOR FORSTER’S COUNTY COMMISSION SEAT

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis directed the lowering of flags to half-staff to honor Monroe County Commissioner and former Islamorada Councilman Mike Forster, who passed away following a...

VOTING LOOPHOLE: FLORIDA VOTING LAWS FAIL TO DEFINE RESIDENCY

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Most people know only legal residents of Florida can vote here. And many people assume the same rules used to establish residency in Florida for tax purposes...

BREAKING NEWS: FORMER PROPERTY MANAGERS SAY CONDO BOARD REPEATEDLY FAILED TO ACT ON REPAIRS

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The word "dire" has been used in recent weeks to describe the condition of the Santa Clara Condominium building at 3312 Northside Dr., Key West. As the Keys...