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Rep. Jones, Gillum Speak Out Against Preemption Law

Jan 12, 2018

Democrats Rep. Shevrin Jones (D-West Park) and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum are speaking out against preemption policies. They’re pushing back against what they view as quote “the war on local communities.”

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Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum was questioned on issues such as transportation and teacher wages at a Tampa community forum on Friday.

Photos: Wikimedia Commons, Chris King for Florida

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