Tag: Massachusetts

Staff ReportsJuly 3, 2018
ColorfulFireworks-Large-1024x1024.jpg

4min649
It’s almost Independence Day, which in Florida means: Time to scare some birds. Although you can buy fireworks in the state, they’re not actually legal here. Indeed, The Tampa Tribune in 2014 called fireworks sales in Florida an “institutionalized charade,” leading one lawmaker to call for “more freedom (and) less fraud.” Retail sales are allowed only […]

Ryan NicolJuly 1, 2018
Puerto-Rico-Wi-Fi.jpeg

3min237
With federal housing aid for Puerto Rican survivors of Hurricane Maria set to expire Saturday, more than 1,700 people face eviction from their temporary residences. Now, a federal judge has put those evictions on hold. A lawsuit filed in Massachusetts by LatinoJustice PRLDEF, a national advocacy group, resulted in U.S. District Judge Leo T. Sorokin blocking the […]

Peter SchorschNovember 14, 2016
marijuana-jail-3500x5000.jpg

3min213
After marijuana amendments passed in eight of the nine states where it was on the ballot Tuesday, now nearly a quarter of all Americans live in states where recreational use of marijuana is legal. Voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada approved recreational marijuana amendments last week, giving nearly 50 million more Americans the right […]

Darryl PaulsonApril 25, 2016
Trump-04.24-2-copy-Large-3500x5000.jpg

8min252
The national conventions are less than three months away and, as the nomination phase comes to a close, attention will gravitate toward potential vice presidential candidates. Let’s focus on the factors that have been used in selecting vice presidents. Most conventional wisdom is wrong. To begin with, most people and many presidential candidates select a […]

Darryl PaulsonApril 24, 2016

7min247
The national conventions are less than three months away and, as the nomination phase comes to a close, attention will gravitate toward potential vice presidential candidates. Let’s focus on the factors that have been used in selecting vice presidents. Most conventional wisdom is wrong. To begin with, most people and many presidential candidates select a […]

Darryl PaulsonApril 22, 2016
democrats-women-biden.jpeg1-1280x960-e1461336611210-3500x5000.jpg

6min213
As we get closer to the national conventions, more and more Democrats are denouncing the superdelegates for undermining the will of the voters. Not surprisingly, most of the critics are Bernie Sanders supporters who see superdelegates as the primary reason he trails Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic Party nomination for president. Clinton […]

Darryl PaulsonApril 21, 2016

6min169
As we get closer to the national conventions, more and more Democrats are denouncing the superdelegates for undermining the will of the voters. Not surprisingly, most of the critics are Bernie Sanders supporters who see superdelegates as the primary reason he trails Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic Party nomination for president. Clinton […]


#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 @PeterSchorschFL

Contributors & reporters: Phil Ammann, Jason Delgado, Renzo Downey, Daniel Figueroa, A.G. Gancarski, Anne Geggis, Kelly Hayes, Joe Henderson, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Scott Powers, Gray Rohrer, Jesse Scheckner, Christine Sexton, Andrew Wilson, Mike Wright, and Tristan Wood.

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




Sign up for Sunburn


Categories