2020 Daily Trail Markers: Candidates chase cash as July comes to a close

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Candidates chase cash as July comes to a close

In Leon County in Tallahassee, South City Foundation partners with the local school district to ensure that the south side of town, a particularly vulnerable community, has the educational information and resources needed. “This digital divide that we talk about, it spans rural and urban areas,” said South City Foundation co-chair Loranne Ausley, a state representative whose district includes Leon County. Ausley noted that high-speed internet is a “basic essential right” in today’s learning environment.

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Meet Loranne Ausley, a Democrat running for Senate District 3

Meet Loranne Ausley, a Democrat running for Senate District 3

“I have enjoyed the privilege of representing my community for 12 years and I want to continue that service in the Florida Senate.”

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PBA, Firefighters Release Local Candidate Endorsements

PBA, Firefighters Release Local Candidate Endorsements

The Tallahassee Professional Firefighters endorsed: Loranne Ausley, Florida Senate District 3.

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Undoing unemployment: New issue arises with Florida unemployment system

Undoing unemployment: New issue arises with Florida unemployment system

We talked with Florida State Representative Loranne Ausley… “We are working individually and trying to walk those cases through,” Rep. Ausley said. “Now, we’re not getting great answers, either. Many of these issues will need to be discussed during the next legislative session.”

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Loranne Ausley: COVID-19 proves the need to close ‘digital divide’

Loranne Ausley: COVID-19 proves the need to close ‘digital divide’

“I would argue that high-speed internet is as essential today as electricity was in the 1930s, and it is time for our federal government to step up and make a similar investment.”

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It’s time to redefine essential to include early childhood education | Opinion

It’s time to redefine essential to include early childhood education | Opinion

“I have long been an advocate for more public investment in quality child care because we know with absolute certainty that a child’s earliest years are where this investment has the most impact… so the nurturing and teaching that takes place in these early years is essential to preparing children for kindergarten and academic success later in life. “

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Loranne Ausley reveals SD 3 campaign team

Loranne Ausley reveals SD 3 campaign team

“I’m honored to serve my hometown of Tallahassee in the Florida House — advocating for our children, public employees, and the disabled,” Ausley said in a statement. “That’s why I’m so excited to announce my team that, with the help of our entire community, will allow us to continue that service in the Florida Senate.”

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Loranne Ausley picks up an early labor endorsement for 2020 Florida Senate race

Loranne Ausley picks up an early labor endorsement for 2020 Florida Senate race

Ausley represented Tallahassee in the state House from 2000 to 2008. She reclaimed the seat in 2016 and was re-elected last year. AFL-CIO President Mike Williams called her a “tireless champion” for working families not only at the state Capitol but also an advocate away from the Capitol.

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