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Former lawmaker, ‘country doctor’ Peaden dies

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Former Sen. Durell Peaden, a soft-spoken Panhandle doctor who helped shepherd state health policy and funding, has…

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Buzz: Baby Gaetz could have worthy competition for Daddy Gaetz’s senate seat

Our sources are telling us that former State Sen. Durell Peaden is considering a run for Senate President Don Gaetz’s seat next year. The senate…

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All for One says Evers is supporting the bill

I interviewed Jason Crawford, co-chair of Escambia All-For-One: “Scott Remington and I, on behalf of Escambia All-for-One, have been working closely and extensively with Rep….

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Buzz: Peaden/Evers will derail consolidation

Latest political gossip: The fix is in to stop the efforts to have the state legislature pass bill for the formation of a consolidation commission….

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Don Gaetz: Real power

State Sen. Don Gaetz has been appointed by Senate President Jeff Atwater to head the Senate Select Committee on Florida’s Economy. According to Atwater: “The…

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Okaloosa politicians try to derail consolidation

Last night our legislative delegation held an open forum at Pensacola Junior College. State Sen. Durell Peaden (R-Crestview) and State Rep. Greg Evers (R-Baker) made…

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Legislative delegation provides cosmetic leadership

In the Sunday edition of the News Journal, an article on our local state legislative delegation listed their proposed bills for the 2008 session. Sen….

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Peaden cuts back $$$ to disabled

Our Crestview state senator – Durell Peaden – wants to cut back in funding for the disabled. From the Panama City – News Herald: Amanda…

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Peaden – McCain man

Our state Sen. Durell Peaden has been named co-chair of the “Florida Legislative Team” for the John McCain presidential campaign His co-chairs are state Senator…

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