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Citrus War in Florida Continues to Bear Bitter Fruit

Citrus War in Florida Continues to Bear Bitter Fruit

The citrus tree fight continues in Florida but could be expedited by the Florida Supreme Court. On Wednesday, the Florida Supreme Court notified Governor Rick Scott that he has until noon on Monday, June 26th to respond to a lawsuit that challenges the governor’s veto...

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The Real Reason Closing Bad Schools is Risky

The Real Reason Closing Bad Schools is Risky

Not that I expect a lot from the TV news media, ever, but the first paragraph of a recent WCTV story struck a nerve: “A controversial new bill was signed by Gov. Rick Scott last week. The bill, HB 7069, puts failing public schools at risk for getting closed or going...

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Florida Democratic Party Leader Weathers the Storm

Florida Democratic Party Leader Weathers the Storm

Two African-American leaders in the state Legislature say they are disappointed with racial remarks made by the chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, but stopped short of calling for the chairman’s resignation. Senate Democratic Leader Oscar Braynon of Miami...

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For the sake of kids in need, please sign HB7069

For the sake of kids in need, please sign HB7069

Very soon Governor Scott will have the opportunity to sign HB 7069, an education bill that my family desperately needs. I hope that for the sake of other families like ours, the Governor will sign this bill. Our twins, now in 7th grade, were born extremely premature...

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