Governor, Maybe You Need to Cut Better Deals...

Sep 6, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott wants more of our tax dollars to go to out-of-state corporations to lure them to Florida. Scott insists he needs $85 million or more to create jobs. Apparently the $43 million...

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In Game of Politics: My Halftime Report

Apr 4, 2013

After 16 years in the Florida Legislature, I was looking forward to spending my first spring in as many years blissfully ignorant of the manic activity in our state’s capital. That was not to...

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Florida Economic Development Gone Awry

Mar 28, 2013

As lawmakers begin in earnest to craft the state’s budget, they are considering how much to put in the spending plan for economic development incentives. The governor, who has based his job creation efforts...

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