The Tea Party Stands by Its Man

Jun 7, 2014

Rick Scott rode into the Florida Governor’s Mansion in a campaign funded with $70 million of his own money and the...

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Sale of Sensitive Florida Lands Proves H...

Mar 1, 2014

Call me a cynic, but the plan to sell state-owned conservation lands in order to buy “better” conservation lands was,...

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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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The Case for Two Legislative Sessions in...

Feb 14, 2013

One idea floating around the current legislative session is to turn Florida’s part-time Legislature into a full-time...

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Hey, Big Spender! How the Budget Process...

Feb 7, 2013

Much has been written since Gov. Rick Scott released his budget – that’s right, the $74.2 billion budget. You got it,...

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