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  • Cannon takes a cautious approach to Scott’s budget ambitions

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon had high praise for Gov. Rick Scott's intellect and work-ethic Friday in an hour-long interview with the Orlando Sentinel editorial board. “He's an intellectual guy, which bodes well,” said Cannon,...
  • A bipartisan report card for Rick Scott’s budget

     
    Tomorrow's column looks at Rick Scott's budget proposal. Personally, I had trouble getting past the fact that he flat-out lied when it came to public education — repeatedly promising not to make cuts to our schools and then suggesting more than $3...
  • Rick Scott lied on education

     
    This is from the highly regarded Politifact web site, which holds politicians accountable for what they say. Education cuts show up in Rick Scott's budget   Gov. Rick Scott unveiled his highly anticipated state budget on Feb. 7, 2011, which, as promised,...
  • Bah! Part Deux: Mayor candidates sling humbug on pensions again

     
    In Bah! Mayor candidates sling humbug on pensions, I transcribed Monday night's appalling exchange of cliches, evasions and fantasies during the mayoral debate. Here in Part Deux, I offer Thursday night's equally appalling exchange: MODERATOR RON MAGERS:...
  • As other state Capitols wake to harsh budget realities, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie lays down his 'New Normal'

     
    The Republican makes a name for himself politically by taming the wild money monster of a traditionally Democratic northeastern state....
  • Affordable-housing advocates push plan to preserve tax money for redevelopment

     
    Affordable housing advocates have been content to let local government leaders try to convince the Legislature to hold onto the state’s $5-billion redevelopment program, which requires 20% of the money to be spent on building affordable housing....
  • Bad advice from Senior Advisory Center

     
    Pennsylvania seniors, heed my advice. You don't need advice from the Senior Advisory Center. The Senior Advisory Center is a California business that's trying to get you pay them to file a property tax or rent rebate claim on your......
  • Senate budget give wins to private prison vendors and Rick Scott

     
    TALLAHASSEE – The early winners in the Florida Senate’s $69.8 billion budget include private prison vendors, property owners miffed with water-management districts, and Gov. Rick Scott. The Senate’s spending proposal includes several...
  • Retire this scandalous pension imbalance! -- Cullerton has a plan to stop a teacher pension funding system that cheats Chicago

     
    It ain't fair. About 14 percent of the public school teachers in Illinois work for Chicago Public Schools, yet this year just 2 percent of the money the state invested in teacher pensions went to the separate fund earmarked for......
  • And the wall came a tumblin' down

     
    News story The Supreme Court opened the door to a new form of state support for religious schools, upholding special tax credits in Arizona for those who give money to church schools.... Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (part of the 5-4......
  • Senate budget committee passes $210 million water-district property tax cut

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate is really hot on taking things over this week. And the Senate's powerful Budget Committee advanced a plan Thursday to fold the state's five water-management districts into the state budget, forcing them to enact...