Tag: Sunshine State News

Scott PowersMay 10, 2018
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6min372
With mounting pressure from Democrats and EMILY’s List, the campaign of Andrew Gillum on Thursday denounced “name calling” by supporters and sought to distance itself from Sunshine State News writer Leslie Wimes who on Thursday was defending calling Gwen Graham a “skank.” Any relationship between Wimes, who declares her whole-hearted support for Gillum and is […]

Peter SchorschMarch 6, 2018
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9min543
Last week, Sunshine State News, the right-leaning news website covering Florida politics, celebrated its eighth anniversary. In the brutal economy of journalism, that’s no small feat. Sunshine State News has been around longer than Florida Politics or POLITICO Florida. And it’s maintained a presence in Tallahassee when other legacy media outlets, such as the Palm […]

Mitch PerryOctober 31, 2016
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6min438
With the possibility Florida may finally pass a state law legalizing medicinal marijuana next week, advocates for the legislation say opponents of Amendment 2 are using “scare tactics” to try to persuade Floridians to reject the proposal. Specifically, they’re taking aim at the claims there is a danger of marijuana edibles ending up in their children’s […]

Peter SchorschMarch 7, 2016
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4min217
Multiple outlets reported over the weekend that budget conferees effectively killed a line item to “refresh” the state’s inventory of law enforcement radios furnished by the Brevard County vendor Harris Corp. The issue has been the subject of what Senate budget chief Tom Lee called a “vendor fist fight” between Harris – which holds a lucrative 20-year state […]

Ryan RayMarch 8, 2015
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3min250
Jon C. Moyle, an attorney for Holly Moseley, has just fired a shot across the bow of blogger Jacob Engels and Sunshine State News (SSN). Moyle issued a strongly worded missive to the managing editor of the conservative media outlet regarding a column attacking Moseley, who is executive director of Charlotte’s Web advocacy group Realm of Care. Writing in SSN, […]

Ryan RayMarch 8, 2015
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3min139
Jon C. Moyle, an attorney for Holly Moseley, has just fired a shot across the bow of blogger Jacob Engels and Sunshine State News (SSN). Moyle issued a strongly worded missive to the managing editor of the conservative media outlet regarding a column attacking Moseley, who is executive director of Charlotte’s Web advocacy group Realm of Care. Writing in SSN, […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 9, 2015
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2min147
Florida-based political media members began the week with some high-profile shuffling, starting with reporter Gray Rohrer announcing he is writing for the Orlando Sentinel as its new Tallahassee correspondent. Rohrer, a former political reporter for LobbyTools’ former publication The Florida Current, Sunshine State News, and the Cape Coral Daily Breeze, most recently covered the contentious Florida redistricting battle for The […]


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