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School Board Forum a Fantastic Success for TBYR, Hillsborough County

School Board Forum a Fantastic Success for TBYR, Hillsborough County

By | January 31, 2014 at 3:52 pm | No comments

The Tampa Bay Young Republicans kicked off the new year and election season during their January general meeting on Jan. 28 at CopperFish. Seven candidates vying for a seat on the Hillsborough County School Board attended a panel discussion moderated by Glen Gilzean, himself a...

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October’s General Meeting Was All About Giving Back

October’s General Meeting Was All About Giving Back

By | October 23, 2013 at 3:36 pm | No comments

The Tampa Bay Young Republicans' (TBYR's) October general meeting, held at CopperFish on Tuesday, Oct. 22, was focused on two important philanthropic organizations in the Tampa Bay area. The meeting started off with a presentation by Daphni Austin from Honor Flight of West...

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Join Other YRs This Weekend to Support Bill Gunter

Join Other YRs This Weekend to Support Bill Gunter

By | October 1, 2013 at 9:49 am | No comments

Attention TBYRs! If the current government situation shows us anything, it's that we need good elected officials at all levels. So this Saturday, October 5, we will join FFYR Region 9 in New Port Richey for their walk to keep District 36 Red by electing Bill Gunter. Put on...

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September General Meeting Roundup: So Much Good Stuff!

September General Meeting Roundup: So Much Good Stuff!

By | September 25, 2013 at 9:29 am | No comments

We packed our September general meeting with insights into the status of Hillsborough County and the United States' position in the world. County Commissioner Al Higginbotham kicked off the evening, sharing his own story of grit and resilience as he recovered from severe...

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Gov. Scott Outlines Future High School Education Standards and Florida Withdrawal from PARCC

Gov. Scott Outlines Future High School Education Standards and Florida Withdrawal from PARCC

By | September 23, 2013 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Following the recent Governor’s Education Summit in Tampa, Governor Rick Scott sent a letter to State Board of Education Chairman Gary Chartrand today, outlining six steps for the board to: 1) Maintain high education standards; and, 2) Remove the state from federal...

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Florida Pays Down $3.5 Billion In Debt

Florida Pays Down $3.5 Billion In Debt

By | August 10, 2013 at 12:09 pm | No comments

As reported from Gov. Rick Scott's office: In just two and a half years, Florida has paid down $3.5 billion in state debt. "A report by a bond rating agency, Moody's, entitled 'Florida Back on Track' says that 'revenues are growing and the economy is improving,'" the message...

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What a Meeting! Gangs, Wounded Warriors and Elections

What a Meeting! Gangs, Wounded Warriors and Elections

By | July 29, 2013 at 2:59 pm | No comments

Violence is a plague on society, and whether it happens at home or overseas, it affects members of the Tampa Bay Community. At the July meeting of Tampa Bay Young Republicans at the Floridan July 23, attendees had a chance to learn more about what is being done to combat this...

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