Miami-Dade Democrats go After a Fellow Dem

Miami-Dade Democrats go After a Fellow Dem

Miami-Dade County Democrats are going after one of their own. The local party passed a resolution Wednesday evening calling for the resignation of long-time Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, a Democrat who is believed to be considering a run for...
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...
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...
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...
As Predicted, South Florida May See Insurance Rates Increase

As Predicted, South Florida May See Insurance Rates Increase

As predicted before Session 2017, the Citizens Property Insurance Board of Governors is proposing insurance rate increases, because state lawmakers were unable to pass legislation that better controls something called “assignment of benefits” fraud. “We’re not...