John L. Micek is an award-winning political journalist with more than 25 years experience in the news business. He is the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's Editor-in-Chief. Micek contributes regular analysis and commentary to a host of broadcast outlets, and his weekly column on American politics is syndicated nationwide to more than 800 newspapers by Cagle Syndicate. The Pennsylvania Capital-Star is an affiliate of the States Newsroom, a nonprofit network of news outlets covering state government, politics, policy and finance in state capitals across the country. The Florida Phoenix is one of those outlets.