Category: Tampa Bay
Image via AP

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterSeptember 9, 2016
lynn-eric-1024x1024.jpg

3min8
Eric Lynn promised to transfer $500,000 from his congressional campaign into a political committee backing his state House run, but state and federal records show Lynn moved much less than that. Federal campaign finance records show Lynn had $273,481 in his federal campaign account as of June 30. The most recent reporting period ran from […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 8, 2016
david-jolly-charlie-crist-1024x1024.jpg

4min13
For the second time in a little over a week, the David Jolly campaign is accusing Charlie Crist of lying about Jolly’s record. At issue on Thursday was a tweet by Crist, in which he said Jolly opposed the refinancing of student debt. Student loan debt is skyrocketing. I agree w/@USRepKCastor refinancing should be allowed. My GOP opponent disagrees. https://t.co/3G1MAjGLic — Charlie […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 8, 2016
bob-beusing-copy.jpg

3min7
Florida Conservation Voters, an environmental group initially formed to support the Water and Land Conservation Amendment on the 2014 ballot, is endorsing Tampa Democrat Bob Buesing in his race for the state Senate District 18 seat. Buesing is running for the seat against Republican Dana Young and independent candidates Joe Redner and Sheldon Upthegrove. Aliki Moncrief, the executive […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 6, 2016
Dana-Young-vs.-Bob-Buessing.jpg

4min7
(UPDATED) Dana Young will debate Democrat Bob Buesing and the other two independent candidates running in the Florida state Senate District 18 at the Tampa Tiger Bay Club after all. Hours after FloridaPolitics.com reported earlier Tuesday that Young could not attend the originally scheduled encounter on Sept. 16, The Tampa Tiger Bay Club and the Young campaign said all […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 6, 2016
Screen-Shot-2016-09-06-at-7.35.55-AM.png

6min10
After being tagged with with fellow Republican Donald Trump last week, David Jolly is hitting back at Charlie Crist when it comes to being associated with the Manhattan real estate developer and GOP presidential candidate. As Jolly was easily winning his Republican primary against Mark Bircher in Florida’s 13th Congressional District last Tuesday night, Crist issued a statement saying that “it saddens me to think that […]

Associated PressSeptember 5, 2016
hermine5.jpg

4min2
The pounding that Hurricane Hermine’s waves delivered to Pinellas County’s beaches this week may result in the worst beach erosion this decade. The Tampa Bay Times reports Andy Squires, head of the county’s coastal zone management office, said he’s expecting it to be greater than the damage done by Tropical Storm Debby in 2012. “We’re […]


#FlaPol

Florida Politics is a statewide, new media platform covering campaigns, elections, government, policy, and lobbying in Florida. This platform and all of its content are owned by Extensive Enterprises Media.

Publisher: Peter Schorsch

Contributors & reporters: Phil Ammann, Jason Delgado, Drew Dixon, Renzo Downey, Rick Flagg, A.G. Gancarski, Joe Henderson, Janelle Irwin, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Scott Powers, Andrew Wilson, and Kelly Hayes.

Email: Peter@FloridaPolitics.com
Phone: (727) 642-3162
Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182
St. Petersburg, Florida 33704