The Florida Independent is accepting applications for a full-time reporter/blogger. Follow the jump for more details on the position, and how to apply. #
The reporter will closely cover reproductive rights issues at both the state and national level, with a focus on the state legislature and Florida’s congressional delegation. The successful candidate will be a prolific, tenacious writer who can own this issue day in and day out, and regularly put together aggressive investigative pieces that examine the role of evangelical organizations, political committees among others, in shaping the public debate. #
Sam Kazran, a former business partner of Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, is filing suit against the lawmaker, alleging the congressman defrauded him and abused the offices of the court to silence Kazran regarding numerous election laws which were knowingly violated by Buchanan during his run for public office.