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An Open letter to Senator Jack Latvala

January 3, 2018 - 1:45pm
Dear Senator Latvala,
In view of the massive amount of campaign funds in your possession, which can be disbursed for qualified charitable purposes at your discretion, I ask for your consideration on behalf of children with learning disabilities.

2017 Winners and Losers on Term Limits in Florida

December 27, 2017 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis, Jack Latvala and Richard Corcoran

No issue inspires more political energy in Florida than does term limits. At any given moment there are always campaigns underway to apply term limits to more offices or, in the case of cynical politicians, to undo or evade voter-approved laws. U.S. Term Limits tracked this activity for 2017 and prepared a summary.

Resolution on Jerusalem is Another Example of How UN Undermines Itself With Obsessive Focus on Israel

December 22, 2017 - 9:00am

On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla. weighed in on the vote in the UN General Assembly criticizing the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

State’s Residents and Tourists Alike Can Benefit from the 'Sharing Economy'

December 22, 2017 - 6:00am

Travel and tourism have long served as the backbone of Florida’s economy, which is now the 18th largest in the world. Here in Pensacola, we’re proud that our city has emerged as a driving force of this growth industry.

Support Health Centers that Serve Communities and Save State Money

December 21, 2017 - 8:15am

It’s no secret that being able to access affordable, quality health care is critical to maintaining good health and enjoying a prosperous life. In Florida, our community health centers fill the role of providing comprehensive primary and preventive care to every patient, regardless of their ability to pay. And by helping to keep these patients out of hospital emergency rooms, we are able to save the state millions of dollars every year.

Why Juries Matter When You're up Against the Government

Congress Needs to Pass Bipartisan Agricultural Disaster Relief Before Christmas

December 15, 2017 - 8:15am

More than 50 members of Congress, including majorities of both the Florida and Texas congressional delegations, called on Congress to pass agricultural disaster relief before Christmas as part of a supplemental funding bill. 

Tallahassee Can Wait No Longer to Fire City Manager Rick Fernandez

December 15, 2017 - 6:00am
Rick Fernandez

When it formed in Tallahassee two and a half years ago, Citizens for Responsible Spending's sole goal was to urge Tallahassee city commissioners to cut expenses before raising property taxes and to shed sunshine on a city budget process that was anything but transparent.

Miami Republicans Again Deny Second Amendment Rights

December 8, 2017 - 10:00am

Our founders knew that it was a natural human right to own and use firearms for self-preservation and included the Second Amendment to the Constitution to protect that right. Whether you live in Miami or Pensacola, citizens should always have the right to protect themselves and their families. Law enforcement does a great job protecting citizens but there are times where people can be in imminent danger and cannot wait for law enforcement to be there in what could be a matter of seconds before someone could face death from an armed criminal.

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Reform: The Drug Trafficker’s Relief Act

December 6, 2017 - 6:00am

We’ve all heard of fake news.  Well, what about news that’s deceiving?



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