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U.S. Rep. John Mica’s Support of Trump Erodes Chance of Winning 14th Term as Murphy Gains

| October 24, 2016

U.S. Rep. John Mica, Flagler County’s best friend in the House, faces an opponent in Democrat Stephanie Murphy, an energetic businesswoman for whom U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has pledged to spend some $4 million.

Gov. Scott Surveys Flagler Beach’s Cratered A1A as Congressman Cites $35 Million Repair Bill; 8,700 Customers Still Without Power; “The Disaster Is Not Over”

| October 10, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott walked a small segment of State Road A1A Monday morning, the third day he’s been touring areas damaged by Hurricane Matthew, and spoke with local, state and federal officials assessing the repair bills ahead, much of which officials hope will be underwritten by the federal government.

Bev Slough, St. Johns School Board Chair, Joins GOP Congressional Race in District 6

| April 4, 2012

Bev Slough, St. Johns School Board Chair and former president of the Florida School Boards Association, is the 7th GOP candidate for a congressional district that includes all of Flagler County.

Flagler Democrat Heather Beaven Declares For Congress in Newly Drawn 6th District

| March 14, 2012

Heather Beaven is the first Democrat in a race featuring four Republicans so far. Beaven lost to John Mica in 2010, polling 31 percent across the district and 34 percent in Flagler County. Mica is seeking reelection elsewhere as the district was redrawn.

Sorry, Kansas City: FAA Training Facility Will Stay in Palm Coast–For Now

| March 9, 2012

The FAA Center for Management and Executive Leadership training facility will remain in Palm Coast for the foreseeable future, U.S. Rep. John Mica said Friday, but Palm Coast will still have to compete with other cities in the future to keep the facility and its 80 to 100 jobs.

Drill, Baby, Drill: How Mica and Other Florida Republicans Rejected Everglades Protection

| February 19, 2012

As the House of Representatives voted to open public lands and off-shore waters to drilling and experimenting with oil shale and tar sands, Kathy Castor, D-Fla., proposed a 5-mile protective buffer for the Everglades and the Great Lakes. The measure was rejected, 241-176, with 17 of Florida’s House Republicans voting to kill the proposal.

Flagler Loses John Mica; Costello and Miller Vie to Replace Him; Beaven Is Undecided

| February 9, 2012

Republican John Mica is opting to battle against Sandy Adams in another congressional district, opening the way for what’s likely to be a contested race for Flagler’s new Congressional District 6.

Big Opportunities, and Potential Losses, for Flagler Power in State and Federal Redistricting

| February 7, 2012

Between redistricting and term limits, Flagler County for the first time in years could have its biggest chances at direct representation in Tallahassee and Washington–depending on who runs. Some big names are counting themselves out.

House Close to Approving Redistricting Maps as Coalition Charges “One-Party State”

| January 30, 2012

The maps the House panels approved would change Flagler’s place in the congressional district, which would no longer include portions of Orange County, where John Mica is based. If Flagler loses Mica, it would mean losing Mica’s seniority and the benefits of his chairmanship of the powerful House Transportation Committee.

Bug Worlds, Juilliard Secrets, Great Arrangers and Even Mica: Culture Worth the Miles

| September 29, 2011

A bug invasion at the Orlando Science Center, the Juilliard School comes to Edgewater to tell you how to apply, the Orlando Philharmonic’s Great Arrangers (Copland, Stravinsky, Holst), Family Fitness in Winter Park Village, and more.

Drawing Widespread Criticism, Rick Scott Discovers the Joys of SunRail, and CSX

| July 2, 2011

Gov. Rick Scott’s approval of SunRail triggered criticism from Republicans and Scott’s tea party base while sharpening a contrast with his earlier rejection of a federally funded high-speed rail initiative.

How CSX Bought Mica, Funerals for Space and Symphonies, Internet Dating: The Live Wire

| July 2, 2011

The Times’ John Mica-SunRail expose, the best TV ad ever, John Lennon as a Reagan fan, teabagger etymology, Gmail’s new G-spots, a history of the English language in 10 minutes, and more.

Mica and Scott Derailing High-Speed and Jacksonville-Bunnell-Miami Rail Lines

| January 20, 2011

Despite billions in federal subsidies, John Mica’s and Florida’s governor are effectively killing two major rail projects, including one that would have run through Flagler, by shifting the financial burden to non-existent private interests.

John Mica’s Politbureau: How the Chamber Endorses While Pretending Not to Endorse

| October 22, 2010

Flagler County’s Whigs and wigged coupled and clapped at the Palm Coast Yacht Club as John Mica accepted tributes and dispensed charismatic prepositions on his way to a 10th term in Congress.

The Sentinel’s Mica Endorsement Over Beaven: Pork Is Good As Long As It’s Our Pork

| October 7, 2010

The Orlando Sentinel’s unsurprising endorsement of John Mica over Heather Beaven replicates duplicity and errors rampant in discussions of federal spending, pork and earmarks.

Mica Challenger Heather Beaven’s First TV Ad Soldiers On, Without a Fight

| September 20, 2010

Heather Beaven is running for Congress against nine-term incumbent John Mica, though her first TV ad, less than two months from the election, is more of an early-summer and gentle meet-and-greet.

Mica: Bunnell Still Has “Fighting Chance” for a Train Station; Data and State’s Will Are Key

| June 9, 2010

In an interview with FlaglerLive, John Mica outlines what Bunnell has going for and against it as it angles for a train station.

Heather Beaven’s WTF Campaign

| May 6, 2010

Democrat Beaven’s congressional campaign against John Mica so far is shoddy, vague, and lacking transparency.


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