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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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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Killing the Sunshine Law Before Our Very...

Jan 31, 2016

Florida voters have the right to know what actions their elected officials are taking when crafting or implementing...

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Independence for Government Watchdogs on...

Jun 28, 2014

With distrust of government at a fever pitch, it should be reassuring to know that every agency in Florida has an...

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On Spotting Corruption, Who to Call?

Aug 9, 2012

During my time in the Florida Legislature, I have taken on a few issues that led to the discovery of state activities...

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Fox in the Henhouse

Jul 5, 2012

Last week I spent almost four hours gathering personal information to properly fill out my financial disclosure form....

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Integrity Florida, a Welcome New Crusade...

Apr 12, 2012

As my last session in the Florida Senate came to a close, I hoped against hope that the Florida Legislature would...

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