Corporate Welfare Not Appropriate Use of...

Dec 11, 2016

Florida’s new legislative leaders—Senate President Joe Negron and Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran—are gearing up...

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Rules Designed to Restore Voter Trust

Nov 20, 2016

Two weeks after the general election, Florida legislators gather in Tallahassee for an organizational session where...

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Informed Voters Make Better Choices

Sep 11, 2016

One of the fascinating aspects of writing a weekly statewide opinion column is the feedback that I receive. For years...

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Incoming Senate President Negron’s Gutsy...

Aug 28, 2016

Before the Zika virus dominated the national news about Florida, the bluish-green algae on Florida’s Suncoast did. The...

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The Underbelly of Enterprise Florida Exp...

May 29, 2016

The curtain has been pulled back on Enterprise Florida and it isn’t a pretty picture. Is it because the public-private...

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Future Foggy for Enterprise Florida

May 15, 2016

The biggest story of Florida’s 2016 legislative session was Gov. Rick Scott’s failure to get passage of his top...

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Rare Kudos to Governor Scott

May 1, 2016

There was a lot of speculation on what action Florida Gov. Rick Scott would take on the Alimony Bill (SB668). The...

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Medical Marijuana in Florida: Where Are ...

Mar 27, 2016

Two years ago, the medical marijuana constitutional amendment was on the ballot. Even though a majority of Florida...

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