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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Politics

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...

Senator John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Republican Senator John McCain’s office announced in a statement Wednesday night that a recent surgery revealed a cancerous tumor in his brain, and that...

Political Corner: Buchanan discusses opioid crisis, White House

SARASOTA -- In Part 2 of this week's Political Corner, SNN's Grant Boxleitner continues the conversation with U.S. Congressman Vern Buchanan. During the segment, Buchanan...

Political Corner: Congressman Buchanan talks tax reform

SARASOTA -- Suncoast Congressman Vern Buchanan sat down with SNN's Grant Boxleitner for a wide-ranging interview, covering several issues before he headed back to...

Local Activist Cathy Jordan Considers Joining Medical Marijuana Lawsuit

MANATEE COUNTY - Parrish marijuana activist Cathy Jordan may join a lawsuit filed Thursday that challenges a decision by state lawmakers to outlaw smoking...

Venice Holds Public Hearing on Fire Fee

SARASOTA COUNTY - The Venice City Council will hold a public hearing Monday on the proposed fire fee. According to the Herald Tribune, currently the...

North Port Commissioners Examines the Price Tag on Atlanta Braves...

SARASOTA COUNTY - North Port City commissioners want an in–house fiscal analysis of the impact of the Atlanta Braves spring training complex will have...

Leaders of STOP! in Strong Position to Stall Growth in Sarasota

SARASOTA COUNTY - The leaders of “STOP!” now find themselves in the driver's seat in the city's ongoing conversation about growth. From wider sidewalks to...

Political Corner: Medical Marijuana Lawsuit, Health Care Bill

SARASOTA -- In this week's edition of "Political Corner," SNN's Grant Boxleitner sat down with Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson to talk about the...