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Sunburn for 6.29.17 – James Grant’s manifesto; CRC what?; Tom Lee for CFO; Chris King picks up first legislative endorsement; Happy birthday, Sarah Bascom

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. Happy 37th birthday to Sarah Bascom. Too often, Sarah gets the blame for some of my antics. But the reality is we are actually on opposite political sides more often than not. Which means we must have a genuine friendship, otherwise why would she put up with all that? Which makes me a very lucky person. Because…

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Sunburn for 6.28.17 – Heath care politics; Bill Nelson knocks Rick Scott; $1.5 mil for the Crist view; Airbnb ponies up; The Kim McDougal sweepstakes

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. — HEALTH CARE POLITICS —  In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debating the legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered the message to GOP…

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Sunburn for 6.27.17 – A final Scott veto?; Scott vs. Oranges; Kellyanne Conway speaks to Miami GOP; More negative mail in SD 40; Donald Trump at Hall of Presidents

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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. As a reader of Sunburn, you are probably aware that you can read even more about state politics at our flagship site FloridaPolitics.com and at SaintPetersBlog.com. But have you checked out our project covering Central Florida politics, Orlando-Rising.com? Veteran reporters Scott Powers and Terry Roen are on-the-ground covering everything from the new members of the congressional delegation…

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Sunburn for 6.26.17 – Captain Anderson’s owner to be named CFO; Rick Scott to D.C.; Jack Latvala makes the rounds; Andrew Gillum blames the GOP; Seaward dogged; Weatherford hearts Gaetz

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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. Independence Day is a week from tomorrow. This should be a slow period in state politics. But 2017 continues to move at a breakneck pace. And it’s Rick Scott who is setting the tempo. He will name a new CFO, travel to Washington, D.C., to lobby on health care, deal with the final bills of the 2017 Session,…

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Sunburn for 6.23.17 — ‘Somebody’s going to emergency, somebody’s going to jail’

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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. — GOING FROM BAD TO WORSE — When one of Tallahassee’s top white-collar criminal defense attorneys won’t talk about a case, you know things are bad. An assistant to Steve Andrews ‘no comment’ed on Thursday to Jim Rosica, our man in Tallahassee, when Rosica asked if the firm was representing any of those named in federal subpoenas…

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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

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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. Good morning from the City Beautiful. I’ve spent the last three days in Orlando presenting to two groups of hedge fund managers and analysts (all of whom were very interested in Sunshine State politics) as well as meeting with several elected officials and candidates. I also spent time interviewing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King who may just…

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Sunburn for 6.20.17 — Georgia on our mind; DSCC smacks Rick Scott; New mailers in SD 40; Dale Swope takes helm at FJA; Happy b’day Matt Harringer

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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. We love Florida politics, but today all eyes (including ours) will be on the special election to replace Rep. Tom Price in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The race — which pits Democrat Jon Ossoff against Republican Karen Handel — is one of the most expensive House races in U.S. history, with the Associated Press reporting an estimated…

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