Tampa’s mayoral candidates heated up the stage in what turned out to be a feisty televised debate hosted by Bay News 9 Wednesday night. In stark contrast to previous campaign forums, there were moments where candidates were not afraid to throw shade at their opponents and dredge up past blemishes on professional resumes. All seven […]
Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Daniel McAuliffe, Jim Rosica, and Drew Wilson. Look for Gov. Ron DeSantis to announce today that Noah Valenstein will continue serving as Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, sources briefed on the personnel decision tell Florida Politics. […]
By now, Florida lawmakers surely realize continuing to fight the expansion of medical marijuana is reefer madness. Gov. Ron DeSantis apparently is in that camp. He is ready to stop the state’s legal battle to keep patients from smoking prescribed medical weed. Is that actual common sense coming out of Tallahassee? Sure sounded like it. Some […]
Smash-mouth city At long last, the Florida Times-Union has upped its column game, with two critical political reporters in higher-profile gigs. As 2018 closed, Chris Hong started to write outdoors/lifestyle columns in additional to his dispatches on #jaxpol heroes. However, the 2019 addition may be the one that leaves a mark on the local political […]
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