Building a Contentious Legislative Educa...

Mar 20, 2016

The Florida legislative session is over. Anyone following the Legislature knows it finished on time with the House and...

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Governor Scott Is Not Having a Good Legi...

Mar 7, 2016

As the Florida legislative session is nearing its end, it’s looking like Gov. Rick Scott is not getting much of what...

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Don’t Rob Public School Constructi...

Feb 27, 2016

The Florida Legislature, particularly the House, is hell-bent on pushing its charter school facility funding and...

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Best and Worst of Florida Legislative Se...

Feb 14, 2016

We’re halfway through Florida’s legislative session and time for a half-time recap. The top priorities of the Senate...

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Legislators Can Learn From History ̵...

Feb 7, 2016

Many of my columns include blunt assessments of bills and budgets coming out of Tallahassee. So it was with some...

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Teachers Are Speaking Out, But Is Legisl...

Jan 23, 2016

Here’s my message to Florida’s 180,000 public school teachers: Thank you. Thank you for your dedication. Thank you for...

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Ignore Scott’s Billion-Dollar Tax-Cut Ca...

Jan 18, 2016

How ridiculous is it for a sitting governor to use money raised from special interests to campaign for tax cuts from...

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What Is the CRC and Why Should You Care?

Jan 12, 2016

The Constitution Revision Commission is a big deal and voters should pay attention. This group of unelected appointees...

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