Florida’s Going Green But Not in a Good Way...

Jul 9, 2016

At election time, political candidates often tout our beautiful natural resources but their actions in office belie their concern—until disaster strikes. This time it’s slimy green algae blooms coating our waters in the St....

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Scott Fights to Appoint Judges Instead of Letting Voters Decide...

Jun 12, 2016

Under our system of government, we value the concept of three separate but equal branches of government—the legislative, judicial and executive—and the principle that all political power is inherent in the people. The executive...

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The Underbelly of Enterprise Florida Exposed...

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 partnership model doesn’t allow enough transparency or accountability in how hundreds of millions of...

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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 priority—a $250 million pot of money to lure businesses to the state to boost Florida’s...

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Governor Scott’s California Ploy

May 9, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott went to California trying again to lure businesses to Florida. His charm offensive included criticizing the state’s governor and its policies. Gov. Jerry Brown called him out for “silly political stunts,”...

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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 legislation was one of the most contentious and divisive of the 2016 legislative...

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Florida This Week for April 15, 2016

Apr 15, 2016

“This week: Governor Scott’s PAC fights back against the woman who confronted him in a coffee shop; Donald Trump’s campaign manager is cleared of assault charges; The alimony bill on the Governor’s desk drew...

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Investing in Infrastructure Creates Jobs, Strengthens Economy...

Apr 3, 2016

There’s a simple way to create jobs and get our much-improved economy to shift into high gear. What would help the economy here in Florida and throughout America? Not throwing public resources at private...

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