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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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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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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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Tampa Bay Times Prioritizes Progressivism over Parenting

Tampa Bay Times Prioritizes Progressivism over Parenting

By | February 25, 2013 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Op-Ed response to “Rubio's stale school plan[1]” published by the Tampa Bay Times on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Tampa, FL – It seems that even after re-electing President Obama for a second term, holding on to their majority in the Senate, and seeing further...

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