Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Richman Group

Mike Mikurak video ad brands Charlie Justice ‘a career politician’

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Mike Mikurak, a Republican running for the Pinellas County Commission, has released a video ad that accuses Democratic opponent Charlie Justice of being a career politician who is “dishonoring the peoples’ business.” It’s a theme that Mikurak has repeatedly pounded during the campaign: that of businessman vs. career politician. In the 31-second ad, Mikurak says: “For most of my life, I worked around the world giving businesses and governments the chance to succeed through innovation, hard work and by doing…

Keep Reading

Pinellas County appeals $16.5 million judgment

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Pinellas County has filed an appeal to try overturning a $16.5 million judgment for a developer denied a zoning and land use change. The notice of appeal, filed Monday, comes days after Judge Walter L. Schafer Jr. turned down the county’s motion for a new trial. Clerk of Court Ken Burke transmitted the appeal to the Second District Court of Appeals on Tuesday. But the Pinellas County Commission never formally voted to appeal the judgment. “There was no formal agenda…

Keep Reading

Go to Top