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
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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“Decide the Date” petition may be behind City Commissioner’s “outburst”
“Decide the Date” petition may be behind City Commissioner’s “outburst”

SARASOTA – Sarasota Chamber of Commerce CEO Kevin Cooper says the “Decide the Date” petition effort raised nearly a thousand more signatures required to put the matter on the November referendum. So, what happens next? “Once the petition initiative itself is successful, there’s a series of decisions the commission has to make. The two most […]
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Todd Bowden given approval to negotiate contract with 80/20 funding split
Todd Bowden given approval to negotiate contract with 80/20 funding split

SARASOTA – The Sarasota county school board voted unanimously to extend a contract to local law enforcement to place SROs in MIDDLE AND high schools for the 2018–2019 school year. The board gives superintendent Todd Bowden permission to negotiate a contract with an 80–20 funding split with the Sarasota county sheriff’s office. The decision gives the […]
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Legislator oversight may leave homeless without money
Legislator oversight may leave homeless without money

TALLAHASSEE – A key omission may affect money spent on homeless people in the state. The Florida budget that kicks in July 1 includes $4 million in grants for homeless organizations helping needy families. Legislators, however, omitted language that makes it mandatory for the state to actually spend the money. As a result, 27 homeless agencies […]
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Venice City Council will meet about proposed spending budget
Venice City Council will meet about proposed spending budget

VENICE – Budget time for the city of Venice. The City Council will meet later this week to dissect the proposed $109.3 million spending package for the coming fiscal year. “We want to make sure their isn’t any waste number one. We want to make sure that the priorities that are established for the city […]
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Political Corner: state district 73 GOP primary
Political Corner: state district 73 GOP primary

SARASOTA — In this edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson break down the Republican State House District 73 primary. Businesswoman Melissa Howard and veteran and attorney Tommy Gregory are squaring off the in August primary. It’s expected to be a hotly contested race to replace Joe Gruters, who […]
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Gov. Rick Scott announces ’40-day Red Snapper Season’
Gov. Rick Scott announces ’40-day Red Snapper Season’

SARASOTA-Governor Rick Scott encourages residents to take advantage of living in the ‘Fishing Capital of the World’. Last weekend Governor Scott deemed, license–free freshwater fishing in gulf waters. Beginning Monday, fishermen are granted a 40-day red snapper season in Gulf and Federal waters through July 20th. Sherman Baldwin owner of Hart’s Landing said he hasn’t […]
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