Frank Torres, Orlando Freelance Reporter

Friday Morning Political Headlines: Domestic Partnership in Volusia and Tax Payer Funded Mail

In Uncategorized on May 18, 2012 at 1:50 pm

TGIF Friends.

It looks like the rainy days might take a break for the weekend and there is plenty going on.

Today we’ve got the state’s first county level domestic partnership in Volusia. This puts careful negotiations between Activists and Government here in Orange county under the spotlight heading into next week.

We’ve also got the hot topic of “Franking” or Tax Payer funded mail that touts a lawmaker’s achievements and comes in especially handy during election time. This has been mentioned in the Lemieux/Mack IV races and right here in Orlando with the John Mica/Sandy Adams race.

Those stories lead off your Friday morning political headlines.

CF News 13: Volusia County becomes first to establish registry for domestic partnerships

Orlando Sentinel: Scott Maxwell- Don’t spend tax money on political mail

WFTV 9 Eyewitness News: (VIDEO) Volusia County approves domestic partner registry

WKMG Local 6: Billionaire won’t air Obama-Wright campaign ads

WESH 2: (CNN) NRCC Edges Dem Rivals In April Fundraising

WOFL FOX 35: (AP) Romney Releases First General Election TV Ad

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