Former music critic, current state politics reporter for the South Florida Sun Sentinel. RTs not +1s, obvs.

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Currently, I'm the Florida reporter for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. This means I spend March and April in Tallahassee while the state Legislature is in session. The rest of the time, I'm in South Florida, where I cover statewide issues as they relate to our peculiar area of the state.


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Sen. Higher Ed Approps passes college board bill, with only @FarmerForFLSen a no vote.
Senate Regulated Industries passes gambling bill that would lower taxes on slots revenue, clarify legality of some card games, protect fantasy sports from gambling regulation and, most significantly, possibly end greyhound racing.
@sunsentinello Committee meetings, which are their own sort of high-wire act.
The #flleg is, as always, deep in the pocket of Big Stilt.
RT @SteveLemongello: Apologies to the Sentinel officemate who had to remove my multiple copies of the Trump cognitive test from the prin…
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Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

No, I had other priorities in high school. ...

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

I'd say Raoul Duke, but does he count as "fictional"? If not, I go Spider Jerusalem.

What's your favorite social network?

Lately, I feel myself slowly slipping from Facebook to Twitter. I hate Facebook's News Feed algorithm and enjoy Twitter's immediacy.