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  • Workforce Central Florida may sue state

    Workforce Central Florida may sue state
    Workforce Central Florida, the agency facing both state and federal investigations, is considering suing the state, but the taxpayer-funded organization has not disclosed which office it might sue or the nature of the legal challenge. Last week, a...
  • More nuclear power planned for Florida

    Customers of Florida's two largest power companies will have paid $772 million by the end of 2011 to produce more nuclear power - before any concrete has been poured.     The money has been plowed into planning the expansions. Florida Power & Light has...
  • Nuclear power tax will cause a meltdown in your electric bill

    Nuclear power tax will cause  a meltdown in your electric bill
    The catastrophe in Japan hasn't dimmed my support for more nuclear-power plants. How we pay for them is another matter. Progress Energy has been billing us for two planned nuclear plants since 2009. Given the history of such projects, call it the Pay...
  • Critics slam design approved for Florida nukes

    Critics slam design approved for Florida nukes
    Regulators are a step closer to approving the design planned for five nuclear reactors proposed in Florida. In the past few years, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission flagged several problems with the design by Westinghouse that both FPL and Progress...
  • Renewable industry: State going backward

    Renewable industry: State going backward
    We've heard plenty of lip service when it comes to renewable energy in this state, and the talk at the Florida Energy Summit this week starring Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam wasn't any different. In fact, Putnam, who now oversees the state...
  • Take Legislature, elections out of PSC process

    Take Legislature, elections out of PSC process
    We're supposed to believe that Florida's system for selecting the people who set our utility rates is fair and free of political meddling. That's a bigger fake-out than Manti Te'o's girlfriend. The Legislature controls the selection of Public...
  • Here's an issue Progress-Duke and customers can agree on

    As a postscript to today's column about Progress-Duke Energy and Florida's Public Service Commission, here's an issue we can all agree on: It is in the best interests of not only Progress Energy Florida and new owner Duke Energy, but also consumers for...
  • Reader gets response (but no comfort) from Public Service Commission

    In a recent column about the Public Service Commission's soft-ball questioning of the new Progress Energy boss (Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers), I encouraged fuming readers to write to the commission and make their outrage known.  After all, it is the Public...
  • Yes, you can fight City Hall — and win

    There's something satisfying about watching somebody decide that they can fight City Hall. Maybe it's the idea that the little guy, if he tries hard enough, does stand a chance against the big-moneyed interests or a stubborn bureaucracy. Or perhaps we're...
  • CFB Top Employers 2012 footnotes

    Adventist: Excludes 2,954 per-diem workers; includes Florida Hospital system and several Adventist Care Center nursing homes. Comcast: Universal Orlando resort; excludes local cable-TV operations. Orlando Health: Excludes 1,632 per-diem workers; does...
  • Money-saving tips for doing laundry

     
    Everybody's frantic to save money, either by clipping coupons or turning off the lights when you leave a room. That said, here are 10 simple tips to save money and electricity on laundry day, courtesy of Progress Energy Florida: 1.    Do full loads....