Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Politics

Political Corner: Alabama Special Senate Election

In this edition of "Political Corner," SNN's Grant Boxleitner discusses the Alabama Special Senate Election with Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson. Democratic candidate Doug Jones...

Political Corner: Election Night 2017

In this edition of "Political Corner," SNN's Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson discuss Tuesday's election night results and what it means...

Venice City Council welcomes two newcomers

VENICE-City voters opted to put two newcomers on the Venice City Council Tuesday night. Margaret Ann "Mitzie" Fiedler bested former council member Emilio Carlesimo for...

Sarasota GOP backtracks with endorsement

SARASOTA-The Sarasota GOP's endorsement in a race between Republicans is ruled invalid. After a dramatic meeting that divided the party, the party has backtracked and...

Rep. Buchanan supports ban on bump stops

SARASOTA-U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan wants regulation for bump stocks after the Las Vegas shooting. The Longboat Key congressman tweeted that bump stocks should be...

Civil Rights attorney weighs in on Manatee County Schools code of...

MANATEE- An email sent out by manatee county schools addressing the national anthem and pledge of allegiance has sparked a controversy. Taking a knee during...

Head of USF Resigns After Poor Leadership

POLITICS-The Head of University of South Florida–St.Petersburg has resigned over how she handled Hurricane Irma. USF officials wanted to fire Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska for...

Putnam School Bill

Sarasota-Republican candidate for governor Adam Putnam said that a controversial education bill signed into law earlier this year was "a bridge too far." According to...

Local congressman discusses plan for tax reform

SARASOTA -- U.S. Congressman Vern Buchanan is back on the Suncoast for the August recess, and he's talking about tax reform. That's considered the next...

Political Corner: Buchanan discusses upcoming election year

SARASOTA -- In Part 4 of this week's Political Corner, SNN's Grant Boxleitner wraps up his interview with Congressman Vern Buchanan by asking him...