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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 SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, 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.

Puerto Rico is tragic, but don’t forget about U.S. Virgin Islands

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Puerto Ricans got their first view of the ruin brought on by Hurricane Maria, which swept across the island Wednesday, leaving a trail of destroyed homes, floodwaters, and 100 percent of the territory without power. But they were not the only ones.

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Matt Gaetz endorses Ashley Moody for AG

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Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz of northwest Florida has endorsed fellow Republican Ashley Moody to be elected the state’s next attorney general in 2018. “Florida needs an Attorney General with the experience to make headway against the dangers we face as Floridians, the courage to stand up for law enforcement, and the fortitude to defend our Constitutional rights,” Gaetz said in a statement.

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Hurricane demonstrated need to end newspapers’ monopoly on public notices

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Since the inception of local newspapers centuries ago, classified advertisements have been one of the industry’s primary financial engines. Then came the internet, and a website called Craigslist.

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Personnel note: Richard Reeves opens RLR Consulting

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Lobbyist Richard Reeves, a month after departing GrayRobinson, has set up his own shop, RLR Consulting. “I have a proven track record of working successfully with individuals and issues across the political spectrum, and I look forward to promoting good public policy before the legislative and executive branches,” Reeves said in a press release.

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The Delegation for 9.21.17 — Insights from the Beltway to the Sunshine State

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Repeal and replace: It’s back! While most of the Florida delegation is busy helping constituents deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, a common issue is arising from the ashes. Whether one wishes to call it Son of Trumpcare, Repeal and Replace 2.0, or Obamacare-lite, one thing is sure: It’s back and appears to be gaining momentum. The legislation, officially known as Graham-Cassidy, calls for sending huge sums to states via block grants instead of a federal government-driven entity. It…

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Personnel note: Joe McCann to Pittman Law Group

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Joe McCann, a former House Democratic Office staff director, has joined the Pittman Law Group as Senior Policy Director, the firm announced Wednesday. McCann will work alongside attorney Sean Pittman to direct the firm’s lobbying efforts.

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Sunburn for 9.20.17 – The politics of recovery

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Joe Henderson, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. House Speaker Richard Corcoran has taken the first step to improve Florida’s hurricane readiness, and it sounds like a good one.

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