Tag: News Service of Florida

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The Senate’s reputation for bipartisanship in Tallahassee appears to be well-earned, while the names of House and Senate members who most frequently voted against their parties included a few surprises, according to an analysis of votes in the 2017 legislative session. Among the lawmakers who cast the most-frequent crossover votes: Rep. Kimberly Daniels, D-Jacksonville; Rep. […]

Peter SchorschApril 4, 2017
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Ruth Herrle and the News Service of Florida have parted ways, according to those with knowledge of the separation. Herrle had been publisher of the Capital-based news provider since 2008, her LinkedIn profile says. It’s owned by the same company that runs State House News Service in Boston. “Her leaving was a Boston-thing,” said one insider, […]

Jim RosicaJuly 28, 2016
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The indefatigable Lloyd Dunkelberger, unceremoniously jettisoned by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, has landed at the News Service of Florida (NSF). The Tallahassee-based state news provider announced the hire on Thursday. Dunkelberger, 62, joins the NSF staff next week. He “has covered state government since 1983, including 33 regular sessions of the Florida Legislature and eight governors,” according to a News […]

Julie DelegalJanuary 29, 2016
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5min22
Last of three parts When asked which death row inmates could be affected by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Jan. 12 ruling, “Hurst v. Florida,” Jacksonville criminal defense attorney Gray Thomas says, theoretically, “all of them.” The penalty-phase procedure that gives the judge the final word was written into Florida law after the U.S. Supreme Court […]

Julie DelegalJanuary 28, 2016

5min30
Last of three parts When asked which death row inmates could be affected by the U.S. Supreme Court’s January 12 ruling, Hurst v. Florida, Jacksonville criminal defense attorney Gray Thomas says, theoretically, “all of them.” The penalty-phase procedure that gives the judge the final word was written into Florida law after the U.S. Supreme Court […]

Peter SchorschOctober 22, 2015
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7min50
The latest edition of the 4th Floor Files talks with lobbyist Shawn Foster, a government relations consultant with Sunrise Consulting Group. Foster represents about a dozen clients – mostly in the Tampa Bay area – including the Florida Blueberry Growers Association, Sarasota County and the city of Brooksville. Here is the file on Shawn Foster. […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 25, 2015
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St. Petersburg House Democrat Darryl Rouson has filed legislation (HB 243) that would ban the display of Confederate flags and symbols on publicly owned or leased property. It will serve as a companion to Orlando Democrat Geraldine Thompson’s bill in the state Senate. “I can understand people wanting to honor the legacy of their Southern History, but when history and symbolism to […]


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