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Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge Neglect: Environmentalists Use Classic Pivot

There is no "push" to evict the federal government from running the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. None. No matter what you hear Florida environmentalists say to the contrary. 

December 7, 2016 - 6:00am

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There is no "push" to evict the federal government from running the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. None. No matter what you hear Florida environmentalists say to the contrary. 
Republicans say they are going to “replace” Obamacare, but they will come up with something very similar and at least as bad if they start with the same misguided objective: “universal coverage.”
Democratic leadership wants Annette Taddeo out of the way and just like that, she moves over. The former head of the Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee and former candidate for almost everything else is no longer running for state committeewoman.
December 17th marks the one year anniversary of the Libyan Political Agreement, making this an opportune time to review the administration’s policy on Libya. When this administration first participated in the intervention in Libya in 2011, many of us expressed concern with the administration’s lack of clearly articulated objectives, a post-intervention plan, or even an explanation about how it fit U.S. national security interests.
On the first stop of his "thank you" tour in Ohio Thursday, president-elect Donald Trump hit replay on several of his campaign tropes.
This column is a vehicle for a number of items in a bits-and-pieces, strictly opinion, sometimes irreverent format. Look for "Just Sayin'" to run once a week in this spot.
Judge Karen Gievers
For the last five days I've been asking myself the same question, and I can't stand it anymore. It's time I asked it out loud. Why didn't Judge Karen Gievers of Florida's 2nd Judicial Circuit recuse herself? 
Twenty-five years ago -- December 1991 -- communism died, the Cold War ended and the Soviet Union disappeared. It was the largest breakup of an empire in modern history and not a shot was fired.
Rick Kriseman, right, with Charlie Crist before the general election
Give  it up for St. Petersburg. In case you haven't heard, the Sunshine City is going to be the first in Florida to use 100 percent renewable energy.
The Network of Entrepreneurs & Business Advocates (NEBA), a 25-year-old business association based in Tallahassee that advocates for a strong and vibrant private enterprise system, heard from a panel of business advocates representing Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), Florida TaxWatch (FTW) and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).
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