Florida Democratic Reps help create special enrollment period for Medicaid, CHIP recipients
Florida Democratic Reps help create special enrollment period for Medicaid, CHIP recipients

Florida Democratic Representative Maxwell Frost teamed with Representatives Darren Soto and Kathy Castor of Florida, among others, to ask the Biden Administration to implement a special enrollment period.

22 hrs 27 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
Joe Gruters loses bid for RNC treasurer
Joe Gruters loses bid for RNC treasurer

He lost to a Republican official from Kentucky despite an endorsement from former president Donald Trump.

January 28th, 12:14 PM EST by SNN Newsroom
Settlement approved with Vanessa Baugh over COVID vaccine site
Settlement approved with Vanessa Baugh over COVID vaccine site

This is due to her role in organizing a pop-up COVID vaccine site that only served two zip codes in Lakewood Ranch.

January 28th, 12:05 PM EST by SNN Newsroom
DeSantis blocks new AP African American studies course
DeSantis blocks new AP African American studies course

Governor Ron DeSantis' administration is blocking a new advanced placement course on African American studies for high school students.

January 22nd, 6:01 PM EST by SNN Newsroom
VP Harris argues for abortion rights during Florida visit
VP Harris argues for abortion rights during Florida visit

VP Kamala Harris asked Can we truly be free if a woman cannot make decision about her own body?

January 22nd, 5:21 PM EST by SNN Newsroom
Former NASA scientist praises climate provisions in Inflation Reduction Act
Former NASA scientist praises climate provisions in Inflation Reduction Act

SARASOTA (SNN TV) - With the Inflation Reduction Act, the United States makes its biggest investment in reversing climate change, which also may help encourage other countries to join the effort. I've spoken many times with the CEO of the Climate Adaptati

September 25th, 6:17 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Rubio supports 15-week abortion ban, Demings attacks Rubio
Rubio supports 15-week abortion ban, Demings attacks Rubio

Rubio has also said tragic circumstances of a pregnancy -- such as rape or incest -- shouldn't determine whether or not an abortion can happen.

September 17th, 5:19 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Florida taxpayers spent $615k to ship immigrants from Texas to Massachusetts
Florida taxpayers spent $615k to ship immigrants from Texas to Massachusetts

According to USA Today Florida, that's the amount of money Governor Ron DeSantis used to relocate 50 Venezuelan migrants from Texas to Martha's Vineyard.

September 17th, 5:39 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Demings attacks Rubio on support of full abortion ban in states
Demings attacks Rubio on support of full abortion ban in states

When pressed in a CBS Miami interview, Rubio said he would favor a complete ban on abortion with no exceptions if a state decided on it.

September 4th, 5:40 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Nikki Fried: I'll use "full weight" of governor's office to help enshrine right to abortion in constitution
Nikki Fried: I'll use "full weight" of governor's office to help enshrine right to abortion in constitution

Commissioner Fried joined SNN to respond to arguments made by those who oppose abortion rights, as well as talk about what she would do as governor on the issue of abortion rights.

June 26th, 5:49 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Congressman Charlie Crist talks affordable housing with SNN
Congressman Charlie Crist talks affordable housing with SNN

Marco La Manno was able to speak to Congressman Crist recently about one of the biggest issues in Florida: the home insurance crisis.

June 19th, 5:44 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Nikki Fried speaks with SNN on her plan to combat soaring insurance and rent
Nikki Fried speaks with SNN on her plan to combat soaring insurance and rent

Commissioner Nikki Fried says Florida's government has failed on the issue of affordable housing.

June 12th, 6:11 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Manatee Clerk of Court stands by letter that suspects financial malfeasance from Scott Hopes
Manatee Clerk of Court stands by letter that suspects financial malfeasance from Scott Hopes

Angelina Colonneso says she has "grave concerns" about Hopes' performance, saying Hopes has not communicated with her office on multiple projects and is concerned about his use of money.

May 21st, 12:39 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
"Buffalo isn’t an isolated incident" Giffords group talks to SNN about racist shooting
"Buffalo isn’t an isolated incident" Giffords group talks to SNN about racist shooting

Giffords is an organization led by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords who was shot a decade ago.

May 22nd, 12:53 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Nikki Fried urges Florida reps to keep cannabis provision in COMPETES Act
Nikki Fried urges Florida reps to keep cannabis provision in COMPETES Act

Fried wants the Florida delegation on this committee to keep a cannabis banking provision in the bill.

May 14th, 12:21 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
DeSantis getting millions from real estate, realtors
DeSantis getting millions from real estate, realtors

In this interview, we hear why real estate loves DeSantis and how or if this will affect the special session on Florida's home insurance crisis.

May 3rd, 10:39 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
New political group 'Ron Be Gone' wants to unseat governor
New political group 'Ron Be Gone' wants to unseat governor

'Ron Be Gone,' as the name states, wants Ron DeSantis gone.

March 18th, 7:50 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Planned Parenthood encouraging residents to vote
Planned Parenthood encouraging residents to vote

With the midterm elections one day away Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida are getting proactive by urging residents to vote.

November 5th, 5:37 PM EST
Gap in background checks under review
Gap in background checks under review

TALLAHASSEE – The nearly year–long gap in background checks for concealed carry permits under Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam’s watch is now being reviewed. The audit is being done by the state’s auditor general, and Putnam’s office confirmed that the audit has started. In fact, the review began before the security snafu was made public in […]
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North Port City Clerk resigns
North Port City Clerk resigns

SARASOTA – North Port City Clerk Patsy Adkins has given her 30 day resignation notice, ending a 15–year career with the city. Adkins has spent the two most recent of those 15 years as the city clerk. She had come under scrutiny recently both over the way she managed the clerk’s office and a backlog […]
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Bail reform to reach Sarasota and Manatee County
Bail reform to reach Sarasota and Manatee County

SARASOTA – A know your rights event put on by Black Lives Matter touched on topics of what to do when stopped by the police, race relations, and bail reform. 2015 report from the New York Times says of the people currently locked up in this country, 60 percent haven’t been convicted of anything. Close […]
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Political Corner: Sarasota Co. GOP rally, straw poll set for July 28th
Political Corner: Sarasota Co. GOP rally, straw poll set for July 28th

SARASOTA – In this edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Sarasota County Republican Party Vice Chair Jack Brill discuss the upcoming GOP straw poll and rally. The much-anticipated event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 28 at Robarts Arena, featuring candidates up and down the Republican ticket for the […]
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Gillum campaigns in Sarasota
Gillum campaigns in Sarasota

SARASOTA – Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, was in Sarasota Wednesday campaigning for the Democratic nomination for governor. He’s campaigning the old fashioned way, talking to residents where they’re comfortable, namely local barbershops. Gillum, who is African–American, visited three black–owned barbershops on the Suncoast yesterday in less than two hours. He also hopes stops like those […]
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Momentum builds ‘Hope’ for bullied students
Momentum builds ‘Hope’ for bullied students

TALLAHASSEE – A school program designed to help bullied students moves forward. The Florida Board of Education on Wednesday unanimously approved a rule for a controversial new program that will let bullied students transfer to private schools. Hope scholarships will allow students who are victims of bullying or other violence to receive public funding to […]
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Dr. Diana Greene says “goodbye” to Manatee County Schools
Dr. Diana Greene says “goodbye” to Manatee County Schools

MANATEE COUNTY – “Being the superintendent for the school district of Manatee County has been an amazing opportunity. Situations where you feel like ‘oh I will never experience that’ somehow as Superintendent you seem to experience those situations,” As of this week, Dr. Diana Greene, the first African American female to serve as superintendent in […]
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Former teacher challenging school board chair in August
Former teacher challenging school board chair in August

SARASOTA — Nick Guy’s campaign web site states he decided to run for the Sarasota County School Board in the aftermath of the February shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Guy is a former school teacher who now works as a business analyst for a healthcare company. Guy, who earned a bachelor’s degree […]
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