Beleagured FL Democratic Party Needs Real Leader

      By Jim Bleyer In four days the Florida Democratic Party will choose a new state chairman. The winner from a six-candidate field will have the Sisyphean task of overhauling a two-decades-old failed enterprise which culminated in twin 2018-2020 election disasters. Two candidates have emerged as clear frontrunners: …

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Straz Campaign Just Ignores the Rules

  By Jim Bleyer Elitist David Straz doesn’t like playing by the rules. For at least the second consecutive month, the putative Tampa mayoral candidate’s PAC filed an incomplete financial report with the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections. The billionaire, who made his fortune buying and selling banks, said he …

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Straz Campaign Finance Reports Beg Official Scrutiny

By Jim Bleyer The five-month financial report filed by the Straz for Tampa PAC contains glaring omissions and possibly intentional misinformation geared to sanitize the participation of public relations executive Bill Carlson and his firm, Tucker-Hall. It’s the latest in a series of dreadful missteps by Straz and the cabal …

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