Interested in writing about the hurly-burly of Tallahassee politics? GateHouse Media has a job for you. The Legislative Session is fast approaching; the job, posted Dec. 21, has yet to be filled. “GateHouse Media’s Florida newspapers are seeking an aggressive, multi-talented Capitol Bureau reporter to enhance the group’s coverage of statewide issues for a range […]
You may notice a running theme with this issue of Bold: much of it deals with crossroads situations (to borrow a phrase from 90s rappers Bone Thugs-N-Harmony). Will the city dredge JAXPORT? Or will years of deliberation and consternation lead — as they so often do — to nothing? Will Corrine Brown beat the rap […]
With Republicans in control of all branches of state government for what is approaching nearly two decades, one check on their levers of power has been the Florida Supreme Court, which has at times has served as a safeguard to what some would call the Legislature’s worst excesses, such as redistricting and the death penalty. Until […]
Ask and ye shall receive. Jacksonville Rep. Reggie Fullwood wanted a “bill of particulars,” compelling federal prosecutors to lay out the list of who was defrauded in his case. “The Defendant has been made to understand the ‘another’ at issue is not the various contributors whose contributions may have been converted to Fullwood’s personal use. Thus, it is unclear from […]
Is Jacksonville ready for slot machines? bestbet, the Jacksonville-based gambling concern, believes so. Tia Mitchell reported in the Florida Times-Union Wednesday that “Legislation has been filed with the Jacksonville City Council to put a referendum on the November ballot on whether to authorize slot machines at bestbet’s facility in Arlington.” The bill, filed Wednesday by Councilman Aaron […]
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, Roseanne Dunkelberger, A.G. Gancarski, Anne Geggis, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Gray Rohrer, Jesse Scheckner, Christine Sexton, Andrew Wilson, Wes Wolfe, and Mike Wright.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (727) 642-3162
Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182
St. Petersburg, Florida 33704