Last Call — Primetime reading on what’s going on in Florida politics.
first lady Jill Biden I’m back in Florida this weekend, this time in Broward County as the Biden administration continues. Cancer Moonshot.
Biden will host a cancer event on Saturday at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center ahead of National Mammography Day next week. The visit will also take place during Cancer Awareness Month.
Democratic U.S. Senator. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Join First Lady. A member of the South Florida House of Representatives since 2005, Schultz is a breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed while serving in Congress.
Scheduled to start at 11:45 am
president Joe Biden Last month, I tried to double down on Cancer Moonshot, which I started in 2016 after the death of my oldest son. baud.
Jill Biden traveled to Southwest Florida with the president last week to inspect the damage from Hurricane Ian.
Jill Biden also has a busy day planned for Wednesday. She then travels to Wisconsin to speak at the Milwaukee Teachers Union.
On Thursdays and Fridays, she visits military personnel and military families at Fort Benning, Georgia. She flies into Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday night.
With FITCon 2022 just a month away, attendees are only a few days away from wanting a discounted room at Universal’s Aventura Hotel.
The conference fee of $125 per night plus tax will be available to FITCon attendees through Oct. 17, according to an email from Florida Internet & Television. Book online.
The Aventura Hotel is next door to Universal’s Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, which hosts FITCon 2022 November 17-18.
FITCon 2022 promises two days packed with panel and policy discussions related to the state’s cable and internet service providers and the many businesses that rely on the services they provide.
The first day of the event will feature discussions on the US Connectivity Program to accelerate broadband access and the obstacles facing policymakers and industry.
Day two kicks off with an industry breakfast and includes remarks from the publishers of Florida Politics. peter shorshAfterwards, a panel discussion will discuss ways to bridge the digital divide, followed by “content, streaming, and future programming.”
Details and registration information can be found at available online.
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–“How Law & Order Democrats Can Disrupt Marco Rubio’s Re-Election SlipVia Lisette Alvarez of The Washington Post
–“Keeping remarks brief, Rick Scott forces Georgia to stop Herschel WalkerFrom AG Gancarski of Florida Politics
–“Why Florida Democrats Keep Losing. A Story in a Race.Via Scott Maxwell of the Orlando Sentinel
–“Joe Biden scrambles to avert crack in pro-Ukrainian coalitionVia Yasmeen Abutaleb and John Hudson of The Washington Post
–“Biden will soon turn 80. Explosive Birthday He don’t expect a bash.via Jonathan Lemire of POLITICO
–“The Inevitable Indictment of Donald Trumpvia Franklin Foer of The Atlantic
–“Florida chief of surgery on COVID-19 vaccine: ‘We don’t give drugs to kill people’Via Zach Howard of Florida Standard
–“Ben Sasse’s troubling choice as University of Florida president is about cronyism, politicsvia Irfan Kovankaya of Orlando Sentinel
–“Former Joel Greenberg Associate Sentenced to Jail for Bribery PlotFrom Martin E. Comas, Orlando Sentinel
–“False Report: South Florida high school shuts down after ‘banging’ on gunman’s phone as closing arguments begin in Parkland trialvia Shira Morten, Sun Sentinel, South Florida
–“Hialeah Mayor Confirmed, Political Frustration Emerges as Esteban Bobo’s First BudgetVia Veronica Egi Brito of the Miami Herald
–“Big success: NASA asteroid impact has big impactVia Marsha Dunn of The Associated Press
quote of the day
“Hey guys, right behind us, ahead of schedule.”
— Governor Ron DeSantis Begin temporary repairs to the Sanibel Causeway.
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