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  • Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word

    Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word
    In November, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 1, Water and Land Conservation, with 75 percent of the vote. The purpose of Amendment 1 is to restore funding for Florida Forever, the country's premier conservation, water-supply protection, and recreation lands-acquisition program. Amendment 1 was forged by Florida citizens as a result of drastic cuts to Florida Forever in 2009 by the Florida Legislature.
  • Poll shows area athletic directors strongly oppose legislation aimed at FHSAA

    Poll shows area athletic directors strongly oppose legislation aimed at FHSAA
    Legislators pushing a bill that would force the Florida High School Athletic Association to amend regulations on athletic eligibility say they consulted a broad array of stakeholders in developing their proposals – including parents, coaches and the...

    Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown

    Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown
    Tallahassee melted down last week. I know it's hard to tell in a town that suffers from daily dysfunction. But last week, absurdity went on steroids when Republicans realized that all their screaming about how they don't want no stinkin' federal money...

    Don't hand lawmaker veto over sports rebates: Editorial

    Don't hand lawmaker veto over sports rebates: Editorial
    Orlando scored a big victory a year ago in Tallahassee. That's when the Florida Legislature voted overwhelmingly to set aside funding for another round of state sales-tax rebates for sports facilities, making the city's planned soccer stadium eligible for...

    Talks, but no progress in health-care budget impasse

    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate and the House are talking but not changing their tunes. With only a week left in the regular session, Florida lawmakers remain locked in a dispute Friday over health-care spending, putting billions of dollars on the line...