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Court Rules Florida Legislature, Not Board of Governors, Sets Tuition

Accomplished Navy Officer Robert Buehn Joins Rick Scott's Staff

October 10, 2011 - 6:00pm

The position of compact commissioner for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children might not flash across every Floridian's radar screen, but perhaps the man Gov. Rick Scott appointed for the job on Monday should.

Robert Buehn, 60, of Fleming Island, comes directly from the city of Jacksonville as its primary military liaison -- chief of military affairs.

Former Jacksonville Mayor John Peyton has said of Buehn, "His credentials and his competence should light up anybody's night sky."

Email Vigilance? Not During the Charlie Crist Years

October 9, 2011 - 6:00pm

On a hot day in mid-August, without so much as a press release to declare it, Gov. Rick Scott's office reached a considerable milestone.

Rick Scott Deserves a Chance to Restart Everglades Restoration

October 7, 2011 - 6:00pm

Hasn't the Florida Everglades had about all it can stand of an egocentric governor looking to build a legacy on the back of the state's greatest natural treasure?

Sorry, Frank: It's Our Party Primary and We'll Cry (Only) If We Want to

October 4, 2011 - 6:00pm

Liberal scribblers are fish out of water when they dive into GOP affairs all wet.

Somebody Tell Sierra Club: Money Doesn't Grow on Trees

October 2, 2011 - 6:00pm

Few organizations have the guts to get in the face of the Sierra Club.

Haley Barbour Would Have Been One Heckuva President

September 29, 2011 - 6:00pm

He's got one of those molasses-like drawls that rolls out soft and slow, but make no mistake, Haley Barbour is one shrewd, supercharged son of the South.

Passion High Among Delegates of Presidency 5

September 22, 2011 - 6:00pm

An aged but still vigorous Carlos Enrique from Miami trudged up the long steps to Presidency 5 wearing sandals and hefting a wooden cross.

Teamsters' Short Memory Makes Complaint Laughable

September 18, 2011 - 6:00pm

The Teamsters of all people are accusing Rick Scott of having a conflict of interest in Florida's prison privatizaton.

Florida Democrats Are Still Retreading Their Losers

September 11, 2011 - 6:00pm

Don't look now, but here comes another Democrat loser looking to choke off party competition in the 2014 election or at the very least grab a seat at the table.



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