Trump care is target of rallies planned at Rubio’s office in PBG

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, center, heads to a vehicle after arriving on Air Force One with President Donald Trump at the Palm Beach International Airport on Mar. 3.

Candlelight protests against President Donald’s Trump’s health care plan are planned starting tonight at U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s office, 4580 PGA Blvd (PGA Commons Plaza) in Palm Beach Gardens by Palm Beach Indivisibles.

The protestors plan to be at Rubio’s office from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Friday, June 26- June 30.

This statement is from the Indivisibles:

“Senator Rubio recently stated that he wants input from Floridians but won’t hold a town hall for his constituents. Instead, he spoke with Governor Rick Scott, a well-known opponent of ACA.  TrumpCare, or the recently recrafted American HealthCare Act, is projected to throw at least 24 million Americans off their insurance plans. It makes deep cuts to Medicaid in order to give a giant tax cut to the wealthiest Americans.”

This statement is from Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who supports Trump’s plan:

“There seems to be a lot of people advocating for more government and higher costs in Washington and not a lot of people advocating on behalf of taxpayers. I look forward to traveling to Washington to fight for Florida families and ensure there is a health care proposal that dismantles the terrible, expensive mess of Obamacare. Let’s remember, costs have skyrocketed under Obamacare and we need a new health care policy that allows patients to have access to quality healthcare at an affordable price.”

 

Trump visit nixes Easter egg helicopter drop in Jupiter

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(Photos/Roger Dean Stadium)

What happened to the helicopter?

That’s what many of the about 4,500 people in the stands at Roger Dean Stadium were wondering Saturday afternoon.

Advertisements had been circulated saying that a helicopter would drop about 50,000 candy Easter eggs inside the stadium Saturday at about 3:30 p.m.

But the helicopter, which was to take off from North Palm Beach County General Aviation Airport off Beeline Highway, had to cancel due to the no-fly zone issued with the Mar-a-Lago visit over Easter by President Donald Trump.

Federal temporary flight restrictions do not permit flying in airspace 30 miles around Palm Beach from the surface to 17,999 feet when Trump is visiting Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach.

“Aircraft may not loiter and must fly point-to-point,” according to the regulations on the National Business Aviation Association website.

Improvising, Generation Church officials — sponsors of the event — scattered the eggs on the baseball field.

Children were allowed on the field to collect the eggs.

“Everybody still had a good time,” said Mike Bauer, general manager of Roger Dean Stadium.

See more coverage of President Donald Trump in The Palm Beach Post.

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Get up close and personal with Air Force One this weekend

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Visitors can view Air Force One from this spot for free near Palm Beach International Airport (Photo/Bill DiPaolo)

Looking to get a view of the twin presidential aircraft in our back yard?

Motorists can get to the grassy area closest to Air Force One’s parking spot from Southern Boulevard. In the distance, until mid-day Friday, visitors can catch a glimpse of the Air China plane used by Chinese President Xi Jin Ping.

See the full story in the Palm Beach Post.

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Air Force one at PBIA

Good, bad headlines don’t stop growth in Jupiter

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President Donald Trump, watching the Feb. 5 Super Bowl in West Palm Beach, plans to play golf this weekend in Jupiter (Photo/Allen Eyestone)

For a little town, Jupiter generates big headlines.

Two teenagers lost at sea, the  The firing of Donald Trump’s campaign manager after a tiff with a reporter, Tiger Woods opening a restaurant and his international headquarters in Harbourside Place and the face-biting murders of two Martin County residents are recent events in and around Jupiter that have drawn national attention.

And by the way, President Donald Trump is here this weekend to play golf with the Prime Minister of Japan at his club.

The latest event, the shooting deaths of three persons in the Jupiter River Estates neighborhood off Indiantown Road, has the town reeling.

See the full story in The Palm Beach Post.

 

Jupiter is not a ‘sanctuary city,’ say officials

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Jupiter, the home of El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center, is not a sanctuary community, say local officials.

“Jupiter has never designated itself as a ‘sanctuary city’, nor has it passed any ordinances that contradict or in any way hamper other agencies’ ability to enforce immigration laws — which appears to be a criteria that the creators of these informal lists tend to use,” Jupiter’s Town Manager Andy Lukasik told Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino. “Presumably, Jupiter has been included in these informal lists because their creators do not like El Sol.”

Read Eliot Kleinberg’s story on comments from other Palm Beach County officials in The Palm Beach Post.