Scott Singing New Tune on Campaign Tour

Aug 30, 2014

What a world of difference between the Scott campaigns of 2010 and 2014. During his first campaign, Rick Scott was a...

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School Repair Funding Gets a Needed Boos...

May 3, 2014

Good news from the Florida Legislature! In some final budget wrangling, the House and Senate settled their differences...

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No House of Cards, But Good Political Dr...

Apr 26, 2014

I had intended to offer a half-time report on the Florida Legislature’s 60-day legislative session, but the vast...

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The State Budget: A Powerful Tool in a R...

Feb 8, 2014

When we talk about the power of incumbency in a political campaign, most of us think about the candidate’s ability to...

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Strategic Spending and Investment Should...

Jan 18, 2014

In a typical Florida legislative session, some 2,000 bills are usually floating somewhere in the process. The 120...

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Winning Over Educators

Sep 3, 2013

The last few weeks have been a debacle for Gov. Rick Scott, who has made winning over Florida’s teachers and parents...

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This Scandal Gets a ‘C’ (No, Make That a...

Aug 6, 2013

As scandals go, this was a quick one. Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett resigned among reports of...

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