Monday, February 6, 2012
Anyone interesting in helping out with the campaign is encouraged to attend Tuesday's event.
A campaign kick-off celebration for Pasco County Schools Superintendent Heather Fiorentino will be held Tuesday, and supporters are invited to attend. "Anyone who wants to be a part of ensuring that this team continues its great work is invited to come be a part of her campaign," a press release stated. Donations of time, talent and financial contributions are being sought, according to the press release. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Feb. 7 at Pappas Ranch Steakhouse, 11345 State Road 54 in Odessa. The host committee includes State Senator Mike Fasano, State Representative John Legg and County Commissioner Pat Mulieri. To learn more about Fiorentino, visit her re-election website.
The law proposed by Sen. Mike Fasano was inspired by a dog that endured punches and kicks to protect his elderly owner from abuse.
A visit from a goggle-wearing dog with a dent in its head is the inspiration for a bill working its way through the state senate. The dog had been beaten while trying to protect its elderly owner from an abusive son. The proposed law by state Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, extends legal protection to pets of an abuse victim and makes beating or abusing the victim’s pet grounds for violating a court-ordered domestic violence injunction. It also would make abusing a pet covered under an injunction a crime. The reason is that many abusers use the victim’s pet as a pawn or use the animal as another target for torment, said Greg Giordano, chief legislative aide for Fasano. The abuser can use threats to the animal as another tool to …
Friday, September 30, 2011
They’re playing host to a job fair tomorrow, Oct. 1.
It’s not every day that elected officials get together to bring employers and prospective employees together. State Rep. Richard Corcoran and Sen. Mike Fasano wanted to change that. That’s why the two Republican state legislators from New Port Richey are playing host to a job fair tomorrow, Oct. 1, at Mitchell High School, 2323 Little Road, in Trinity. Corcoran and Fasano both said they saw a need to help jump start the county’s economy by getting people back to work. They decided the job fair was a good way to show residents countywide what opportunities are available to them. “Here in Pasco County we have a very large unemployment rate,” Fasano explained. In the past, “many of the jobs were in the construction industry. (Now), you have …