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Political Committee formed to advocate for extending ‘Last Call’ in St. Petersburg

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The St. Pete Hospitality Association has registered as a Political Committee with the City of St. Petersburg’s City Clerk to push for extending the “last call” to serve alcohol from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. Currently, a proposed city ordinance is before the St. Petersburg City Council that would extend the “last call” by one hour.

The St. Pete Hospitality Association is led by community activist Jeff Copeland and will be financially supported by a host of St. Petersburg-based bars and restaurants.

The St. Pete Hospitality Association has launched a website to promote its efforts and to seek signatures in support of moving

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.

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