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St Pete City Council a step closer to abolishing big money in city campaigns

St. Petersburg’s City Council took a step toward enacting far-reaching campaign finance reform, which could go well beyond what any …

Tampa Chamber to lend helping hand to minority businesses with new accelerator program

Tampa Bay-area minority-owned small businesses could get a leg up through a new program from the Greater Tampa Chamber of …

Bob Buckhorn: It was Hillsborough, not Tampa, which voted to keep Confederate monument

“Confederate monument in Tampa will stay put” is the headline published on CNN’s website on Wednesday, shortly after the Hillsborough County Commission …

Florida Sheriffs name Jack Latvala, James Grant, Chris Sprowls ‘legislative champions’ for 2017

Florida Sheriffs recognized several Tampa Bay-area lawmakers Thursday for “significant contributions to and support of good public safety policies” during …

House Committee unanimously OKs flood insurance bill sponsored by Kathy Castor, Dennis Ross

The House Financial Services Committee passed the bipartisan “Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act,” one of five flood insurance related …

On House floor, Charlie Crist says of St. Pete Pride: ‘Be loud and be proud’

For the first time since it started 15 years ago, the St. Pete Pride parade is moving from the Grand Central …

Census: Latino growth fastest in Tampa exurbs

Florida’s Latino population grew fastest last year in counties in the exurbs of Orlando and Tampa, according to U.S. Census …

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PETER SCHORSCH’S LATEST

Sunburn for 6.22.17 — Postcard from the City Beautiful; Rick Scott vs. Conn; Corcoran PAC brings in the bucks; More endorsements for Ashley Moody; New Game of Thrones trailer drops

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry …

The Delegation for 6.21.17 — Insights from the Beltway to the Sunshine State

An eventful two weeks on Capitol Hill Over the past two weeks, shootings, Kumbayas, tensions in Syria, and a hotly …

Florida Democratic Party chair Stephen Bittel is a rich a*shole, but…

Stephen Bittel is a rich a*shole. And I was always of the opinion that was precisely why the battered and …

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