Joe Gibbons

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    March 17, 2014

    Anti-Immigration Group: Don't Let Illegal Immigrants Pay In-State College Tuition Rates

    A group calling itself Floridians for Immigration Enforcement (or, FLIMEN) is putting on the full-court press to get legislators to derail HB 851, a bill that would allow all students who have studied in Florida for three consecutive years the opportunity to pay in-state tuition at a state college o ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Governor Rick Scott Attempts to Show Inner Charlie Crist

    By Kate BradshawScott walks into a greasy spoon and orders an ice water.​Rick Scott walks into The Floridian diner on Las Olas at about noon today for a photo op lunch with South Florida lawmakers. There's an odd funk in the air, sort of a mix between french fries and kitty litter.He walks halfway ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    The Case Against Jim Waldman

    Waldman, second from right, with Rep. Joe Gibbons.​Tip of the iceberg. A Sun-Sentinel story published today on the conflict of interests involving state Rep. Jim Waldman and his role as general counsel for Keiser University was just a start. But it's a very good start that provid ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    A Real Laffer: Rick Scott's Economic Guru Is "Trickle Down" Man

    Florida Fraudster-in-Chief Rick Scott has named his economic advisers, and it's not a pretty list. The biggest name on the list is Arthur Laffer, Ronald Reagan's trickle-down voodoo economist whose "Laffer Curve" was aptly named. It was certainly laughable. Laffer claimed that ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    House Pro Tem Investigated for Homestead Fraud

    Florida House Democratic Caucus Gibbons in Tallahassee ​State Rep. Joe Gibbons, who has been named the number-two Democrat in the Florida Legislature, was investigated for homestead fraud earlier this year -- and government records indicate he lied to officials during the probe.  ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010
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    April 9, 2010

    Advocates For Father Convicted in Baby's Death Appeal to Charlie Crist

    ​Six years ago Antonio Balta, a then-27-year-old horse groomer working at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, left his 9-month-old daughter, Veronika, in the car as he waited inside for his girlfriend to get off work. It was mid-March and the temperature was in the low 70s. He went out to check o ... More >>

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    July 28, 2009

    Hallandale Rep Clashes With Blue Dog in Black Caucus

    Photo: myfloridahouse.govRep. Joe Gibbons​Joe Gibbons better watch out. Not only is he no longer the chairman of the Florida Legislature's black caucus. But the new chairman is Gary Siplin, the state senator from Orlando famous for trying to put a crucified Christ on the Florida license plate. And ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    Wait, Isn't That Prostitution?

    Head out to the sidewalk of Hollywood's portion of Federal Highway in the wee hours of the morning, whip out $500, and ask one of the suggestively dressed young ladies what that gives you.You're liable to get a response very similar to the one that Hallandale Beach Democrat Rep. Joe Gibbons gave to ... More >>

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    April 19, 2007
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    April 12, 2007

    One-Arm Job

    And now, on tape, from the capital of Mardi Gras Gaming, it's Sunday Morning Live!