Antonio Fins

Antonio Fins is the Business Editor for The Palm Beach Post.

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National Voter Registration Day: How you can sign up to vote right now
 Today is National Voter Registration Day. You can register to vote by clicking here. If you prefer, you can print the application and mail it to the Palm Beach County elections office at: Supervisor of Elections PO Box 22309 West Palm Beach FL 33416-2309 Also, here are key dates to know for the Nov. 6 general election. For purists...

Posted: a day ago

Today is National Voter Registration Day. You can register to vote by clicking here. If you prefer, you can print the application and mail it to the Palm Beach County elections office at: Supervisor of Elections PO Box 22309 West Palm Beach FL 33416-2309 Also, here are key dates to know for the Nov. 6 general election. For purists...
Want to vote on Nov. 6? Key dates to keep in mind
 Key dates to know about Election Day 2018:For purists who always vote on Election Day, polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 6.
The deadline to register to vote or make changes to your voter registration is Oct. 9.
Voting by mail? The Supervisor of Elections must mail all ballots by Sept. 22 to those voters, including active...

Posted: 12 days ago

Key dates to know about Election Day 2018:For purists who always vote on Election Day, polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 6. The deadline to register to vote or make changes to your voter registration is Oct. 9. Voting by mail? The Supervisor of Elections must mail all ballots by Sept. 22 to those voters, including active...
Inside Florida Politics: Why 3, 51 and 0 matter in Election 2018
 In this week’s edition of the Inside Florida Politics podcast, George, Zac and John spell out why the numbers 3, 51 and 0 could be pivotal in Election 2018. Sign up for our newsletterThree — the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s political editor, Zac Anderson, noted the number represents the three Democratic...

Posted: 18 days ago

In this week’s edition of the Inside Florida Politics podcast, George, Zac and John spell out why the numbers 3, 51 and 0 could be pivotal in Election 2018. Sign up for our newsletterThree — the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s political editor, Zac Anderson, noted the number represents the three Democratic...
5 top aliases in U.S. politics: Who were Publius, ‘Mr. X,’ Deep Throat?
 The anonymous New York Times op-ed noting internal “resistance” in President Donald Trump’s administration is all the rage on social media platforms and network television. Related: Read all about Trump in Palm Beach But aliases and pseudonyms in American politics are a long-practiced tradition. Here are five of the most...

Posted: 19 days ago

The anonymous New York Times op-ed noting internal “resistance” in President Donald Trump’s administration is all the rage on social media platforms and network television. Related: Read all about Trump in Palm Beach But aliases and pseudonyms in American politics are a long-practiced tradition. Here are five of the most...
Why Florida Supreme Court met in special session in West Palm Beach
 The seven members of Florida’s Supreme Court held a special session in West Palm Beach on Wednesday afternoon. The focus of the nearly two-hour long session, which started just after 2 p.m., was the status of two proposed constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. The two are Amendment 6 and Amendment 8. During...

Posted: 20 days ago

The seven members of Florida’s Supreme Court held a special session in West Palm Beach on Wednesday afternoon. The focus of the nearly two-hour long session, which started just after 2 p.m., was the status of two proposed constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. The two are Amendment 6 and Amendment 8. During...
Father of Parkland victim says Brett Kavanaugh snubbed him at hearing
 Fred Guttenberg, father of Parkland victim Jaime Guttenberg, has tweeted that he was snubbed today by Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The incident occurred during a break in Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearing, which began today. Guttenberg said in a pair of missives on Twitter that he approached Kavanaugh and...

Posted: 21 days ago

Fred Guttenberg, father of Parkland victim Jaime Guttenberg, has tweeted that he was snubbed today by Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The incident occurred during a break in Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearing, which began today. Guttenberg said in a pair of missives on Twitter that he approached Kavanaugh and...
Who doesn’t like incumbents? State legislative veterans win primaries
 It was a good night for the Palm Beach County legislative veterans on the ballot. State Sen. Bobby Powell, D-Riviera Beach, won his race handily while State Rep. David Silver, D-West Palm Beach, got a return ticket to Tallahassee. NEW: Donald Trump calls Andrew Gillum ‘a failed Socialist Mayor’ Powell, who joined the Florida Senate...

Posted: 28 days ago

It was a good night for the Palm Beach County legislative veterans on the ballot. State Sen. Bobby Powell, D-Riviera Beach, won his race handily while State Rep. David Silver, D-West Palm Beach, got a return ticket to Tallahassee. NEW: Donald Trump calls Andrew Gillum ‘a failed Socialist Mayor’ Powell, who joined the Florida Senate...
Election 2018: Looking ahead to three key Nov. 6 races in Florida
 With Tuesday’s primary  over, the midterm elections in Florida officially kick-off. Here is a look ahead to three key match-ups and potential factors:U.S. Senate: The Bill Nelson-Rick Scott race will top the ballot and will be one of the most watched races in America. Polls show Scott leading. Get ready for an onslaught of...

Posted: 27 days ago

With Tuesday’s primary  over, the midterm elections in Florida officially kick-off. Here is a look ahead to three key match-ups and potential factors:U.S. Senate: The Bill Nelson-Rick Scott race will top the ballot and will be one of the most watched races in America. Polls show Scott leading. Get ready for an onslaught of...
JUST IN: Michael Cohen subpoenaed on Trump Foundation
 Michael Cohen’s legal snare deepened Wednesday, and so did, potentially, President Donald Trump’s. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that Cohen, Trump’s former attorney, received a subpoena from New York investigators. The focus of their probe: Trump Foundation. The AP reported he subpoena was issued...

8:54 PM Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018

Michael Cohen’s legal snare deepened Wednesday, and so did, potentially, President Donald Trump’s. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that Cohen, Trump’s former attorney, received a subpoena from New York investigators. The focus of their probe: Trump Foundation. The AP reported he subpoena was issued...
Candidate: Wells Fargo closed account over medical marijuana stance
 A candidate for Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services claims that banking giant Wells Fargo has dropped her as a client due to her advocacy of medical marijuana. Fort Lauderdale lawyer Nicole “Nikki” Fried has released a series of emailed correspondence with Wells Fargo that she says proves her allegation...

5:10 PM Monday, Aug. 20, 2018

A candidate for Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services claims that banking giant Wells Fargo has dropped her as a client due to her advocacy of medical marijuana. Fort Lauderdale lawyer Nicole “Nikki” Fried has released a series of emailed correspondence with Wells Fargo that she says proves her allegation...
Watchdog alleges Wilbur Ross conflict of interest violations
 A government watchdog group on Thursday called for an investigation of Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross citing possible violations of federal conflict of interest laws. The complaint filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington alleges Ross participated “in multiple meetings with companies tied to his financial interests...

6:38 PM Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

A government watchdog group on Thursday called for an investigation of Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross citing possible violations of federal conflict of interest laws. The complaint filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington alleges Ross participated “in multiple meetings with companies tied to his financial interests...