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Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

Christopher Licata switches to running in House District 69

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After initially planning to run in 2018 to try to replace House Minority Leader Janet Cruz, Republican Christopher Licata this week switched races to run for an open Pinellas County House seat.

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Sunburn for 8.18.17 – Rick Scott’s lunch date; Tom Lee to run for CFO; Speaker doles out new cmte. assignments; Bill Nelson’s proud of Marco Rubio; The poker player with the heart of gold

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Mitch Perry, and Jim Rosica. Good morning. Let’s start with ‘welcome to the world’ messages for two sets of parents in The Process. Congrats Ashley Ligas and Franco Ripple on the birth of Carson Alexander. He came in Wednesday evening at a healthy 9 pounds 5 ounces. We’re told big brother Evan is excited to meet his new sibling. Meanwhile, Jennifer and Brock Mikosky…

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Latvala’s campaign picks up first endorsements as Miami and Orlando firefighters back Jack

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On the floor of the Florida Senate, Pinellas Republican Jack Latvala likes to say that no one in the Legislature has worked as hard as he has to take care of the state’s first responders, particularly local police and firefighters. For example, during this past session, Latvala saw to it that firefighters qualify for “in the line of duty” pension benefits if they contract certain types of cancer. Because Latvala has had their backs so often, firefighters in Miami and…

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Someone targeted in the FBI probe of the City of Tallahassee HAS to be arrested, right?

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Just because the FBI launched an investigation into redevelopment deals involving prominent business owners and developers in the state capital doesn’t mean the feds would eventually put someone in handcuffs. But, as Tallahassee Democrat publisher Skip Foster wrote yesterday, “the chance of that happening is very, very low.”

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