Florida This Week for April 20, 2018

Apr 20, 2018

“The Democratic candidates for governor hold their first debate. The Constitution Revision Commission finalizes its work on proposed amendments to be on the ballot this November, but not without controversy. More activism generated out...

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What Are Voters Angry About?

Sep 18, 2016

During this long and bizarre campaign season we have been repeatedly told that voters are really angry, that they have no trust in government and want to throw the bums out. This was the...

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A Collective Sigh…Thank Goodness The Campaigning Is Over...

Nov 12, 2014

Thank goodness the election is finally over. Florida voters were tired of TV ads filling our screens, direct mail pieces overtaking our mailboxes, robocalls interrupting our dinners and an insane number of emails flooding...

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Party Switching More Common Than You Might Think...

Sep 13, 2014

Much has been made of former Gov. Charlie Crist changing parties from Republican to Independent to Democrat. But is that a bad thing? Many believe if Crist had run for reelection in 2010 as...

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Medical Marijuana: Floridians Focus on the Suffering, Not the Politics...

Feb 1, 2014

It’s been a long, hard road, but proponents of the citizens’ initiative to place medical marijuana on the Florida ballot in November got some good news. The Florida Supreme Court, on a close 4-3...

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Session’s Ending: Chess, Poker, Lots of Hide & Seek...

May 2, 2013

Surely with a Republican governor, Senate and House, the legislative session will run smoothly, and agreement, cooperation and mutual goals will highlight a timely and successful conclusion. To the average observer, it’s hard to...

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