Mitch Perry

Mitch Perry

Mitch Perry works for the Florida Phoenix, a sister publication of the Mercury, and has covered politics and government in Florida for more than two decades. Most recently he was the politics reporter for Bay News 9. He has also worked at Florida Politics, Creative Loafing and WMNF Radio in Tampa.

Workers at federal health care call centers strike in Florida, Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana

By: - June 6, 2023

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA – Since 2014, Katherine Charles has worked as a customer service representative for the federal contractor Maximus, answering telephone calls related to Medicare and the Affordable Care Act. But Monday morning, she stood marching outside Maximus’ offices in the Hillsborough County, Florida town of Riverview east of Tampa, joining dozens of her […]