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  • Could new union deal stall liquor store privatization?

     
    That's the seriously provocative question asked by the AP in a story noting that the union that represents 3,500 state store employees has ratified a new labor contract that runs through mid-2015. Here's part of the story: "One union leader......
  • What the web said about this week's liquor privatization debate.

     
    Here's a look back at the Twitter chatter on this week's liquor privatization debate in the state House: [View the story "A look back at this week's liquor privatization debate." on Storify]...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Prison privatization, Greer bills and child welfare laws

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here are the stories we're reading this morning in Florida politics and government. * Boyd Gaming and the Florida Panthers are forming a partnership to try to bring casino gambling to Florida, the Sun-...
  • Corbett admin, state store employees agree 1-year wage freeze in new contract.

     
    The Corbett administration said today that it's reached a final, 4-year agreement with some nearly 3,000 unionized state liquor store employees that imposes a one-year wage freeze on those workers, among other concessions. The agreement with Local 1776 of...
  • Sierra Club opposes Allentown water, sewer lease

     
    The Lehigh Valley chapter of the environmental group the Sierra Club has come out against Allentown's plan to lease its water and sewer facilities to raise cash to pay skyrocketing employee pension costs that are expected to hit as much as $25 million...
  • Corbett admin sells the naming rights to the PA Farm Show Complex.

     
    The Corbett administration has inked a five-year deal with a central Pennsylvania-based grocery store chain for the naming rights to part of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. Weis Markets of Sunbury, Northumberland County, will pay the...
  • Bankrupt San Bernardino considers austerity measures

     
    San Bernardino officials on Tuesday night were weighing a dramatic austerity plan for the insolvent city that would close libraries, slash jobs and contract out some services to the private sector....
  • Questions raised by Chip LaMarca's startup business

     
    When I first heard that Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca wanted to take a second job with a startup firm that seeks to outsource government jobs as "director of business development" and that he asked the state ethics commission about whether......
  • Senate backs off of biz case change in privatization effort

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Sen. JD Alexander, R-Lake Wales, is backing off a proposal that would eliminate the need for the state to analyze both the benefits and pitfalls prior to the state privatizing or outsourcing an agency mission, such as prisons....
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Private prisons, mental health and kids’ safety

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to your Wednesday morning reads. The biggest news out of the Legislature yesterday was the defeat of the prison privatization bill, a major priority of Senate President Mike Haridopolos. An ethics bill also...
  • Why privatized prisons do not work for Florida

     
    The Florida State Legislature is currently debating a plan to privatize 26 prisons in South Florida, which would create the largest private prison system in the nation. While supporters of the plan claim that it would save millions of dollars and lead...