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Want to Know What's Going on with the EAA Reservoir? Read the Lake Okeechobee News

December 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Geotechnical surveying work begins on the EAA Reservoir

Nobody, no body, has a better handle on the good, the bad and ugly of Everglades politics and the South Florida Water Management District than the local Okeechobee newspaper, the Lake Okeechobee News. It's been that way ever since I can remember. The News is what community journalism is all about, and then some.

Profile of a Sinking Blue State, or Why Florida Dodged a Bullet in Election 2018

December 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Illinois State Capitol and Florida State Capitol

On a day when an editorial in the venerable Chicago Tribune newspaper is making national news for pleading with Illinois lawmakers to clean up the state's fiscal mess, it's a good time for Florida to count its blessings.

LWV: The Governor Can't Dictate Who Our Next Education Commissioner Will Be

December 7, 2018 - 3:30pm
Patricia Brigham, Richard Corcoran and Marva Johnson

The League of Women Voters of Florida (LWV) is apparently unhappy with school choice-loving former House Speaker Richard Corcoran, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis' choice for education commissioner. 

Election's Over: Apparently It's OK to Pick on Churches Again

December 7, 2018 - 6:00am
Tom Perez

Trust the chairman of the party that camped out like rock-show groupies in African-American churches to now accuse churches and their preachers of having too much influence on voters.

Florida Couldn't Save PGA of America, Loses It to Texas

December 6, 2018 - 12:30pm

Palm Beach County tried hard to keep it, but in the end Frisco, Texas made PGA of America an offer it couldn't refuse.

Uncovering the Broward School System Coverup: Great Job, Sun Sentinel Team

December 4, 2018 - 6:00am

If you follow me regularly, you know how critical I can be of politically charged bias in Florida's mainstream media.

Final Galling Footnote about Brenda Snipes and How She Lasted as Long as She Did

December 1, 2018 - 6:00am
Brenda Snipes

Don't feel too sorry for Brenda Snipes. The already unlamented Broward County supervisor of elections, replaced Friday by Gov. Rick Scott, is leaving if not in a blaze of glory, certainly in possession of a fatter pension package than most career public servants will ever see.

Put the Still-Suffering Panhandle Hurricane Victims at the Top of Your Christmas List

November 30, 2018 - 6:00am
Will Weatherford and Allan Bense kicking off "Rebuild 850"

Among all the charities appealing to your spirit of giving this holiday season, you might want to consider putting the Panhandle homeless and still-hurting victims of Hurricane Michael at the top of the list.

Beleaguered Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes Resigns

November 19, 2018 - 1:45pm
Brenda Snipes

Brenda Snipes has resigned from her post as supervisor of elections for Broward County, effective Jan. 4, 2019.

Rick Scott, Florida's Next Senator, Held Strong in Election Recount

November 18, 2018 - 6:15pm

Nearly two weeks after Election Day, Republican Gov. Rick Scott's victory in Florida's U.S. Senate race is official. Scott was declared the winner Sunday afternoon by 10,033 votes.

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