Now that Amendment 2 on medical pot has been approved by Florida voters, the hard work of creating a fair but flexible regulatory scheme to oversee the implementation is critically important.
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).
Democrats are in trouble, but not for the reason you might think.
As many of you know from my past columns, I haven’t been a fan of Donald Trump. Regardless, I always said I would vote for him given the alternative, which was much, much worse.
It’s fashionable these days to hear that medical pot -- Amendment 2 -- is going to win at the ballot box and become a part of our Constitution. Not so fast.
Gov. Jeb Bush was universally acclaimed for his steadfast leadership during the torrent of hurricanes that ravaged Florida during his terms in office. And, indeed, he deserves everyone’s praise, because he did a remarkable job preparing Florida for hurricanes. But then he really shone by getting into the details of helping communities recover post-hurricane.
Dear Donald Jr., Ivanka, Eric & Tiffany,
As a conservative Democrat in the swing state of Florida, I wanted to share with you some concerns that I’ve got about the way your father is campaigning for president.
Over the past few months America -- and now, unfortunately, Florida -- has witnessed horrific mass killings by individuals who have adopted violence as a way to advertise their allegiance to ISIS or enshrine themselves in infamy.
I agree with the recent op-ed by Mac Stipanovich about GOP presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, to a point.
With recent comments by Donald Trump about who he’d consider being his running mate, it made me think about what a Trump Cabinet might look like if he selected only from his competitors.