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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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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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TBYR Issues Poll: Vote today!

TBYR Issues Poll: Vote today!

By | September 5, 2013 at 2:21 pm | No comments

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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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Tampa Bay Young Republicans statement on the Defense of Marriage Act Ruling

Tampa Bay Young Republicans statement on the Defense of Marriage Act Ruling

By | June 26, 2013 at 3:01 pm | One comment

Tampa, FL - Today the Supreme Court of the United States struck down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a bill signed in to law by President Bill Clinton.  This law restricted federal marriage benefits and required inter-state marriage recognition to only opposite sex...

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Tampa Bay Young Republican President Announces Candidacy for State  Chairman

Tampa Bay Young Republican President Announces Candidacy for State Chairman

By | June 4, 2013 at 2:35 am | No comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jonathan Torres, 813-400-0905 May 6, 2013 Tampa Bay Young Republican President Announces Candidacy for State Chairman Torres assures focused commitment and independent leadership for young activist organization Tampa, FL - At the Florida...

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Young Republican group holds shootout in Pasco – WFLA-TV Newschannel 8

Young Republican group holds shootout in Pasco – WFLA-TV Newschannel 8

By | May 17, 2013 at 7:52 pm | No comments

WFLA-TV Newschannel 8 PASCO COUNTY, FL -A group of young Republicans is looking to grow its membership and its influence for future elections. The Tampa Bay Young Republicans, made up of members age 18-40, is using the time between presidential and midterm elections to...

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The Inaugural TBYR Shootout

The Inaugural TBYR Shootout

By | May 10, 2013 at 12:35 am | No comments

Sponsors The Tampa Bay Young Republicans will be hosting the 2013 Inaugural TBYR Shootout on May 17, 2013 at the Tampa Bay Sporting Clays. This event will feature a combination of skilled shooters and seasoned politicos as they put their shooting skills to the test....

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Tampa Bay Young Republicans hosting 2nd Amendment Events in May

Tampa Bay Young Republicans hosting 2nd Amendment Events in May

By | May 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm | One comment

Tampa, FL – Following the Tampa Bay Young Republicans’ efforts to attract firearms accessories manufacturer Magpul Industries to Hillsborough County, the organization has planned a number of events in May centered around promoting the 2nd Amendment and responsible gun...

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