6th Annual Reality Check: Press Corps Recap/analysis of the Florida State Legislative Session 2019
• The 2019 legislative session began with a new Legislature, a new Governor and a new Cabinet, but an old list of major issues and agendas.
• Our top-notch panel of journalists has daily followed this tumultuous session, ranging from Florida Everglades, Gun Control & School Safety, to Felons’ Voting Rights, Hospital proliferation, Gambling, and Education budgets – not to mention ethics, conflicts of interest, legislative political dynamics, and a myriad of other topics at issue.
Steve Bousquet has been reporting from Tallahassee for over three decades, and has been arguably the senior political reporter in Tallahassee for a number of years. His journalistic and community ties and institutional knowledge of Broward County are unmatched by anybody in the news business. He serves currently as Political Columnist for the Florida Sun Sentinel, based in Tallahassee, and is on the Editorial Board of the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel.
Dara Kam, senior writer for The News Service of Florida, has spent over two decades based in Tallahassee covering Florida government, politics and campaigns.
Skyler Swisher is the Sun Sentinel daily reporter covering politics. Before joining the Sun Sentinel, he wrote about health care for The Daytona Beach News-Journal. A native of Memphis, he is a graduate of the University of Tennessee.
Dan is the founder and Editor in Chief of the Florida Bulldog. He is an award-winning former investigative reporter for The Miami Herald and Daily Business Review, and one of South Florida’s most experienced reporters.
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