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Jolly sinks Sink

March 12, 2014

Yesterday Republican David Jolly beat Democrat Alex Sink by less than 4,000 votes to win the Florida Congressional seat held by his old boss, the late Rep. Bill Young. Jolly won with 88,294 of the votes,…

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Sink announces run for Congress

October 30, 2013

Former Florida CFO Alex Sink has announced that she is running for Congress…no, not against Jeff Miller. She is running for the District 13 seat that is currently vacant following the death of Republican Bill Young.…

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Sink sent out email to supporters

September 23, 2013

Here is the actual email that former Florida CEO Alex Sink sent out to supporters explaining why she will not seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2014: I want to thank my many friends and…

BP Disaster

Why only $5000?

June 8, 2010

Yesterday, Lucia Bustamonte become the first BP representative to answer questions at an EOC press conference. I asked her how do BP come up with $5000 as the threshold for quick claim processing? The charter boat…

BP Disaster

Beast Corps: Cabinet visits Escambia County

June 4, 2010

From Beast Corps correspondent Franklin Hayes: As the largest potential economic disaster loomed in the Gulf of Mexico just a few miles off the coast of Pensacola Beach, the Sunshine State’s sitting Governor addressed reporters gathered…

BP Disaster

Crist withholds funds for Panhandle

May 27, 2010

Gov. Charlie Crist will be on Pensacola Beach tomorrow for an appearance on Fox & Friends around 7:15 a.m. Shortly after that national TV appearance, Crist will announce that none of the $25 million that BP…

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LA Times buys into BP outreach here

May 13, 2010

I’ve been highly critical of the British Petroleum local community outreach because the BP reps here have no knowledge, no technical expertise and no authority. Most have only worked for BP for a few days or…


State has BP $25 million; none reaching local level

May 9, 2010

I confirmed yesterday with the office of Florida CFO Alex Sink that the state has received the $25-million block grant from British Petroleum. However, local officials are getting frustrated with the state bureaucracy, particularly Florida Department…


“BP is flying by the seat of its pants”

May 7, 2010

That’s what Florida CFO Alex Sink says about the claims processing of British Petroleum. Read my exclusive interview with Sink on the The Daily Beast. Favorite quote: “BP clearly doesn’t know what it’s doing” –Florida’s CFO…


Sink’s day in Pensacola

May 6, 2010

By Sean Boone Federal and state officials were in Pensacola today to address emergency efforts for the Deep Horizon oil spill bearing down on Florida’s coastline. Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink met with Escambia County officials…


BP Blueprint for Pensacola

May 6, 2010

After fighting the oil giant for four years, Texas attorney Brent Coon says, “Nobody knows more about BP than we do.” Coon heads Brent Coon & Associates, Beaumont, Texas law firm with 12 offices across the…


Sink plays tough with BP

May 4, 2010

I do like Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink. The former president of Florida Operations at Bank of America doesn’t take much bull off of corporate “suits.” Yesterday after a briefing at the Escambia County Emergency…