Tag: Takeaways from Tallahassee
Cutouts are seated at Oakland Coliseum as Chicago White Sox's Dallas Keuchel, center, pitches to Oakland Athletics' Tommy La Stella during Game 2 of an American League wild-card baseball series in Oakland, California.

Peter SchorschOctober 28, 2017

The good news, according to the latest Mason-Dixon Florida poll: “Florida voters give Gov. Rick Scott positive ratings for his handling of the state during Hurricane Irma.” The bad news? “Floridians may hesitate to evacuate next time.” Statewide, 35 percent rated the governor’s performance as “excellent,” while 31 percent rated it “good,” 25 percent said […]

Peter SchorschOctober 7, 2017

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced the members of the President’s Advisory Panel on University Namings and Recognitions, according to a news release. “I want to thank the members of this panel for their willingness to take on this important matter,” Thrasher said in a statement. “I expect them to be deliberate, to be thoughtful and to […]

Peter SchorschSeptember 30, 2017

Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham of Tallahassee, a Democratic candidate for governor, said she’s filed additional public record requests “for all communications” to and from Gov. Rick Scott via his private cellphone about the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills nursing home. Graham also seeks “all communications in the Governor’s Office, the Agency for Healthcare Administration and […]

Peter SchorschSeptember 23, 2017

The first sentence of a Reason blog post this week got House Speaker Richard Corcoran’s attention: “Mere hours after Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County was ticketing residents for building code violations on their wrecked properties.” The House’s graphics team soon was on the case, producing an infographic based on the story, first reported by WSVN-TV. Corcoran tweeted it with the message: “Revealed: […]

Peter SchorschSeptember 16, 2017

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera wants to “help you.” With what exactly, we don’t know. Lopez-Cantera filed papers with the state on Sept. 5 forming a new political committee called “Helping You.” The paperwork was sparing in detail, listing the committee’s statement of purpose as “political” and saying “none at this time” for any candidates or individuals the […]


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