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Florida’s Electric Utilities Under Firenew

Can outrage at Duke Energy and nuclear cost recovery affect next year's elections?
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  09-26-2013  |  Energy

St. Petersburg's Pier Warsnew

With a final vote imminent, a look at the forces that shaped the battle over the St. Pete Pier.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  08-15-2013  |  Business & Labor

Florida Dems Search for a Gubernatorial Candidatenew

The speculation runs rampant as Democrats ponder who will run against Rick Scott.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  05-17-2013  |  Elections

Summer Guide 2013: The “B” Listnew

Baseball, beaches, bikinis, beer — we’ve got the summer covered from B to B.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  David Warner, Scott Harrell, Mitch Perry, Shawn Alf, Arielle Stevenson, Leslie Joy Ickowitz, Leilani Polk, Joe Bardi and Julie Garisto  |  05-10-2013  |  Recreation

Driven to Distractionnew

Florida legislators are trying (again) to prevent distracted driving, but it’s going to be hard for drivers to break the habit.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  11-29-2012  |  Policy Issues

Voting Rights: Who Needs ’Em?new

After the Florida debacle, you'd think the talk would be about protecting voters’ rights. You'd be wrong.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  11-20-2012  |  Elections

Eric Deggans: Divide and Conquernew

Tampa Bay’s best-known critic publishes a provocative book on race, politics and the media.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  10-25-2012  |  Media

Are You Ready for Stupor Tuesday?new

Romney & Sons are favored, but his favorability ratings aren't too hot.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  03-05-2012  |  Elections

The Christopher Hitchens Interview I Screwed Upnew

I only had a couple of encounters with the man, but both were memorable, and one was particularly painful.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  12-16-2011  |  Commentary

GOP Intelligentsia's Latest Hope: Waiting (Again) on Christie?new

Many conservative thinkers are saying it's over for Perry, and beginning (again) for Christie.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  09-26-2011  |  Elections

Florida Teachers Are at War With GOP State Leadershipnew

Florida State Senator John Thrasher unveiled a plan for education reform on the eve of the legislative session that received almost universal rebuke from unions, local school officials and state Democrats.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Mitch Perry  |  04-05-2010  |  Education

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