Buchanan honored by U.S. Humane Society
Apr12

Buchanan honored by U.S. Humane Society

SARASOTA – The Humane Society of the United States honors a Suncoast congressman. The humane society awarded U.S. House Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, with the Legislative Leader award for his work to protect endangered species and prevent cruelty to animals. The organizations presented the award to Buchanan during a ceremony on Wednesday. Buchanan has worked to stop the slaughter of horses for meat consumption, protect the...

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Political Corner: Scott vs. Nelson in Senate Race

SARASOTA – In this edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson discuss the showdown senate race between Florida Governor Rick Scott and Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson. Governor Scott, who is wrapping up his final term this year, made the announcement earlier this week that he will challenge Nelson for the seat. The race figures to be among the most intriguing of the...

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On Cam: Road Rage Investigation in Sarasota

SARASOTA – The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to identify a vehicle involved in an aggravated battery incident that occurred Sunday in Sarasota. According to a release from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, At around 5:00 p.m., deputies were called to a possible road rage incident near the intersection of Beneva Road and Riviera Drive. One of the witnesses recorded the hit and run incident on his...

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Gov. Rick Scott announces U.S. Senate run

ORLANDO – Governor Rick Scott makes a ‘major announcement’ on Facebook llive. Scott announces a U.S. Senate run. Scott now faces off against incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. Nelson has held the seat since 2000. No other major Republican has entered into this year’s race yet to try and take Nelson’s seat. Scott’s announcement comes on the eighth anniversary of the day he filed the paperwork necessary to run for governor. The post...

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Rick Scott prepares for big announcement

TALLAHASSEE – Happening this week, a big announcement is expected from Governor Rick Scott Monday morning. Scott, Florida’s Governor since 2011 is expected to run for senate against Democratic Senator Bill Nelson. President Trump and other republican leaders have long sought a senate bid by Scott to land a high profile recruit amid rising unease in the party about the 2018 midterm elections. And as always stick with SNN on air and...

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Vanessa Baugh running for state house

MANATEE COUNTY – After six years in local government, Manatee County Commissioner, Vanessa Baugh, will leave her seat early to try to join the Florida Legislature. She will face off against Sarasota attorney Tommy Gregory in what is expected to be a hotly contested GOP primary for District 73 covering eastern Manatee County and a portion of eastern Sarasota County. Democrat Liv Coleman also has filed to run for the strongly...

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