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  • Ex-commish: Why does Broward Health oppose state oversight of privatization?

     
    Lost in the hubbub of a busy news week, between the raid on South Florida pill mills and the fallout from the grand jury blistering the Broward School Board, let's not forget the ongoing saga of Broward Health's privatization push.......
  • Private prisons are a bad idea

     
    If you repeat something often enough, people start to believe it. And so it was with the buzzword "privatization," which took hold in Florida during the Jeb Bush era. Private companies could always do things smarter, better, cheaper and more......
  • 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......
  • Dining room dollars

    Al Gore claims (though I've found no evidence to back it up) that "good enough for government work" once implied that such work met the highest standards of excellence. Maybe. But in the U.S. Senate's kitchens, "good enough for government work" means...
  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
  • Mayor pushing for public-private partnerships to maintain, improve city parks

    Mayor pushing for public-private partnerships to maintain, improve city parks
    Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is pushing a new initiative aimed at improving the city's parks through public-private partnerships. Budgets are tight, but the mayor wants to see that the parks are maintained and generating revenue. A partnership between...
  • ‘Lego Movie’: Will Arnett’s bad boy Batman influence? Christian Bale

     
    “The Lego Movie” features Will Arnett tacking Batman's brooding cool guy image to its logical extreme — idiocy. Directed by […]...
  • Turzai: No #PaLiquor bill until the fall at the earliest.

     
    Stick A Cork In It. A bill that would privatize Pennsylvania's more than 600 state liquor stores is on hold until the fall, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, said this morning. Preoccupied by the debate over the state budget,......
  • 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...