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Rick Baker not yet ready to talk publicly about challenging Rick Kriseman

With speculation fire that Rick Baker could announce another run for St. Petersburg Mayor as soon as next week, one could …

St. Pete Firefighters endorse Brandi Gabbard for City Council District 2

Realtor Brandi Gabbard received a boost this week in her campaign for City Council District 2 by winning the endorsement …

Charlie Crist asking feds to require safety belts on all new school buses

Congressman Charlie Crist is looking to better protect students riding school buses. On Wednesday, the St. Petersburg Democrat introduced the …

Tampa Bay region under Phase I water shortage alert

Several Florida counties, including those in the Tampa Bay area, are now under a Phase I water shortage, which comes …

Dueling lawsuits embroil Tampa power broker Don Phillips, wife in fierce divorce battle

An epic divorce battle years in the making has embroiled Tampa Republican heavyweight Don E. Phillips. Despite claims of a …

Vern Buchanan asks Rick Scott to direct federal anti-drug money into his district

Rep. Vern Buchanan is asking Gov. Rick Scott to send a “significant” amount of newly received federal anti-drug money to …

Joe Henderson: Hillsborough public schools in “dire” financial shape while lawmakers keep up the pressure

Meanwhile, back on the home front … Hillsborough County has the 8th-largest public school district in America, serving about 207,000 …

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The Delegation for 4.27.17 – Insights from the Beltway to the Sunshine State

Freshman class reflects on their first 100 days President Trump’s tumultuous first 100 days conclude this week. For the freshman …

Sunburn for 4.27.17 – Gambling bill negotiations; Gov. is back; Vic Torres OK after crash; John Legg’s new role

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

Sunburn for 4.26.17 – Sleepless nights for job creators; Budget contours; Pepi promises big step; ‘Frozen 2’ is coming when?

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

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