AMBLER PRESS RELEASES
May 24, 2007
Tallahassee – On Thursday, when Governor Crist signed the new state budget into law it included a seemingly small item compared to the nearly $72 billion in total expenditures that likely would have been overlooked by the average Floridian; but, its importance will certainly be noticed by the thousands of families living, working and commuting in Northwest Hillsborough County who have been anxiously awaiting for this day to arrive.
April 27, 2007
TODAY--Friday, April 27th students from Representative Kevin Ambler (R-Lutz) and Senator Victor Crist’s (R-Tampa) 3rd annual “Ought to be a Law” Student Bill Drafting Competition travel to Tallahassee with their parents and teachers to watch from the gallery as Representative Ambler presents their bill on the House Floor. HB 1161 will be debated and voted on after the lunch break in the House. If the bill receives favorable passage then Senator Crist will take up HB 1161 immediately following on the Senate floor later today. A press conference will follow at 5:00 pm TODAY outside the House Chamber doors. The time of the press conference is dependent upon the agenda on the House and Senate floor.
March 27, 2007
Advocates from around the state will be in Tallahassee on Wednesday, March 28th as part of the state-wide Homeless Legislative Day. A press conference, at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th floor of the Capitol Building, Rotunda area, will include Rep. Kevin Ambler (Tampa), Rep. Priscilla Taylor (Riviera Beach) and Rayme L. Nuckles, CEO of the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County and president of the Florida Coalition for the Homeless.
July 28, 2006
Representative Kevin Ambler (R-Tampa) is pleased to announce that he will host an “Idearaiser” on Thursday, August 3 at 7 p.m., at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center (Stabile Research Center) at 12902 Magnolia Drive, in Tampa. The focus of the meeting is to stimulate discussion and brainstorm on ways to improve mental health services in Florida.
February 15, 2006
Representative Kevin C. Ambler (R-Lutz) was presented with the “2007 Friend of the Fair” award from the Hillsborough County Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Tuesday’s annual competition held at The University of South Florida Sun Dome. He was recognized for his consistent commitment to science education at the elementary, middle, and high school level.
January 22, 2006
Florida moved one step closer this week to being the first state to pass landmark consumer protection legislation affecting the safety of users of on-line dating sites. The pending bill known as the Internet Predator Awareness Act, sponsored by Representative Kevin Ambler (R – Tampa), passed its first hurdle on Wednesday when it was unanimously approved by a House Committee in Tallahassee.