Happy birthday to Reps. Mark Pafford (4/11), Jimmy Patronis (4/13) and Elaine Schwartz (4/13). Beyond the capital, happy birthday to Democratic operative Shari Hazlett (4/11), uber lawyer Paul Phillips (4/11), US Rep. Dennis Ross’ Chief of Staff Fred Piccolo (4/12), Irene Guy (4/12), the City of St. Pete’s Terri Lipsey Scott and Senator-to-be Bill Galvano.
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.