Tag: Charter Schools USA
President Joe Biden and Gov. Ron DeSantis tour Fort Myers Beach. Image via AP.

Drew WilsonMay 25, 2018

Jones Walker reported median earnings of $521,000 during the first quarter of 2018, which included the whole of the 2018 Legislative Session. Lobbyists must report their quarterly earnings in ranges covering $10,000 increments up to $50,000. If Jones Walker’s clients paid the top dollar in their reported ranges, the firm could have brought up to $750,000 […]

Staff ReportsAugust 21, 2017

Tripp Scott PA’s work on behalf of charter schools this legislative session likely helped boost the bottom line. The firm’s government affairs team of Edward Pozzuoli, Lindsey Raphael, James Scott, and Corey Staniscia earned at least $201,000 — an average of $103,000 for legislative work and $98,000 for executive branch work — during the second quarter […]

Peter SchorschJuly 5, 2017

House Speaker Richard Corcoran’s newly formed political committee raised more 2 million dollars last month. Although the Land O’Lakes Republican has been coy about his political future, with an eye-opening haul like that, it’s hard to argue the Speaker is not at least considering a 2018 gubernatorial run. Included in that $2,060,000 (and change) Watchdog […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 19, 2016

It looks quite possible that Democrat Al Lawson, who dispatched incumbent Corrine Brown in the primary in Congressional District 5, will win the election against Republican Glo Smith in the end. With that in mind, a review of Lawson’s financial disclosure form shows if Lawson does go to Washington, he’s going to lose out on a number of lobbying and […]

Ryan RayNovember 13, 2015

The duo of James Scott and Edward Pozzuoli at Ft. Lauderdale-based firm Tripp Scott earned an estimated $160,000 for legislative and executive lobbying between July and September, according to recently submitted lobbyist compensation reports. Of the four clients appearing on the firm’s ledgers, B & L Transportation and Charter Schools USA spent the most, paying within the range of $20,000-$29,000 each towards […]

Julie DelegalApril 3, 2014

“Our hands are tied.” That’s what Duval County School Board members say about allowing charter schools to open in Jacksonville. State law mandates that, unless a charter school’s application indicates financial mismanagement, school boards can’t say “no” to opening a new one.  Board members say the district can’t afford the legal fees needed to fight […]


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 @PeterSchorschFL

Contributors & reporters: Phil Ammann, Renzo Downey, Roseanne Dunkelberger, A.G. Gancarski, Anne Geggis, Kelly Hayes, Joe Henderson, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Scott Powers, Gray Rohrer, Aimee Sachs, Jesse Scheckner, Christine Sexton, Andrew Wilson, Wes Wolfe, and Mike Wright.

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @PeterSchorschFL
Phone: (727) 642-3162
Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182
St. Petersburg, Florida 33704

Sign up for Sunburn