Tony Hill

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Florida Lawmakers Want to Close Schools on Veteran's Day

    ​State agencies close every year on Veteran's Day, yet schools remain open. Some Florida lawmakers want to change that with the altruistic day that kids will spend the day visiting veterans and watching parades. Note to politicians: kids who get the day off from school just play Wii and watch Wiza ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    State Reps Juan Zapata and Esteban Bovo Slam Arizona Immigration Law

    via myfloridahouse.govRep. Juan C. Zapata, the first Colombian-American in Tally, pledged to fight Arizona-style reform.​While Bill McCollum and Rick Scott tussle daily on the airwaves over who will be meaner to immigrants, a diverse group of state leaders -- including Tallahassee's first Colombia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    New Florida State Song?

    Stephen C. Foster, composer of Florida's current state song There's been talk of getting rid of Florida's state song for years. "The Swanee River (Old Folks at Home)" by Stephen C. Foster was officially adopted in 1935 -- less enlightened times, shall we say. At the end of 2007, it just seems strai ... More >>

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    The Untold Story

    Guess who's coming to vote? Guess again.

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000

    Best Political Gamble

    Governor's office sit-in