BY THE NUMBERS: KEYS WEEKLY’S 2022 ELECTION COVERAGE

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Voters in Florida and the Keys kept their governor, their U.S. senator, their South Florida U.S. congressman and their Florida Keys state representative, all of whom are...

DESANTIS & CRIST TAKE AIM AT EACH OTHER IN FLA. GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE

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A handshake kicked off the only debate between Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and Democrat Charlie Crist on Oct. 24 in Fort Pierce. After that, the two dropped...

TOURISM OFFICIALS DENY COUNTY FUNDING; COMMISSION APPROVES IT ANYWAY

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Money, politics and protocols.  All three are at the heart of a controversial request for tourism dollars to fund a community celebration of Monroe County’s 200th anniversary. (The...

PIVOTAL MARATHON HOUSING LAWSUITS STUCK PLAYING THE WAITING GAME

DEO. DCA. MOU. ROGO. DOAH. LDR. Lost track of the acronyms? You’re not alone. The City of Marathon remains embroiled in litigation surrounding building allocations recognized, received, transferred and...

WAR CHESTS GROWING IN RACE FOR FLORIDA GOVERNOR

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Republican incumbent Ron DeSantis’ war chest is growing in a reelection bid for Florida governor against Democrat Charlie Crist.  According to latest campaign finance records, DeSantis’ campaign collected...

COUNTY CONTRACTORS BOARD URGES PUBLIC TO HELP TACKLE HOUSE BILL 735

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The clock is still ticking on specialty contractors in the Florida Keys. And though it could not provide a definitive resolution, a Sept. 13 meeting of the...

TAX COLLECTOR OFFERS ONLINE CAR & BOAT REGISTRATION RENEWALS

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A new payment system in the county tax collector’s office allows Monroe County residents to renew registrations online and pick up their decals the same day, said...

2022 ELECTION RESULTS: KEYS WEEKLY COVERAGE

An Aug. 23 primary in the Florida Keys saw several candidates handily winning their races and taking their seats. Others successfully secured the Republican or Democratic nomination...

KEY WEST REELECTS MAYOR TERI JOHNSTON

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Key West voters on Aug. 23 reelected Mayor Teri Johnston to her third two-year term. City term limits allow the mayor four terms, for a total of...
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AUG. 23 PRIMARY WILL ELECT NEXT COUNTY COMMISSIONER FOR DISTRICT 5 – 2022 DECISION...

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Two Republicans are vying for the Monroe County Commission’s District 5 seat representing Tavernier through Ocean Reef. Holly Merrill Raschein, who was chosen by Gov. Ron DeSantis...