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  • Jeb Bush, NRA, Orlando cemetery all earn awards here

    Jeb Bush, NRA, Orlando cemetery all earn awards here
    In today's column, we're delivering news-by-award — the good, the bad, the funny, the maddening, the inspiring, the ridiculous. Most mind-blowingly slow government project. That would be the Orlando's plans to spend 20 months fixing (and closing...
  • Gov. Rick Scott no longer uses state email, aide says

    Gov. Rick Scott no longer uses state email, aide says
    Gov. Rick Scott has quit using any email for state business. "The governor now only uses email to communicate with family," his deputy communications director John Tupps said. The Orlando Sentinel raised the question as other top public officials...
  • As Senate moves on health care, who's next?

    As Senate moves on health care, who's next?
    Now that a plan to expand health insurance coverage to at least 800,000 Floridians has won unanimous, bipartisan approval in a Florida Senate committee, it's time for Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House to give the initiative the consideration it...
  • Budget constraints could pinch UCF downtown plans

    Budget constraints could pinch UCF downtown plans
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott's desires to reduce debt, cut taxes and pay for school construction projects could hinder efforts to secure state funding for a proposed UCF downtown campus. The campus, which could serve 13,000 students and would...
  • Iran missiles, sex trafficking and Hillary: Letters

    Iran missiles, sex trafficking and Hillary: Letters
    Focus on missile defense Iran may be an unrepentant sponsor of terrorists and a rising nuclear danger as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned ("Nuggets of realism amid bluster from Israel's PM," Eugene Robinson, Orlando Sentinel, March 8). But let's...
  • State usually, but not always, good on access to records

    State usually, but not always, good on access to records
    Public record requests sent to a half-dozen state agencies produced relevant documents in a reasonable time frame and generally free of charge, an audit performed as part of the Florida Society of News Editors annual Sunshine Week found. However,...
  • Mayo: Governor no scientist, just a crafty linguist

    Mayo: Governor no scientist, just a crafty linguist
    News item: Florida Gov. Rick Scott has unofficially banned the terms "climate change" and "global warming," with state employees and agencies told not to use the phrases in documents and emails, according to the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting....
  • Does Gov. Rick Scott's vow to fight water pollution hold water?

    Does Gov. Rick Scott's vow to fight water pollution hold water?
    The Florida Legislature would be so much better if we could get rid of the Florida House. Already blocking Medicaid expansion, which has support from business and hospital groups, the House has rushed through a bill that would undercut efforts to clean up...
  • Governor, give us clarity on climate change

    Governor, give us clarity on climate change
    Gov. Rick Scott could put an end to the latest climate-change controversy with a little clarity. But Scott isn't good at clarity. He is better at side-stepping. And because of that, he's drawn less-than-flattering national publicity this week on an...
  • Florida governor wants to take California jobs home with him

    Florida governor wants to take California jobs home with him
    Gov. Jerry Brown has a new Republican antagonist named Rick. Following in the footsteps of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is planning a trip to California next month in an attempt to lure companies to relocate to the Sunshine State....
  • My Word: LSSC plays vital role in job creation

    My Word: LSSC plays vital role in job creation
    Florida businesses need an academically and technologically prepared workforce to succeed, which makes the strength of our higher education system a major factor in attracting new business. Serving nearly 1 million students annually, the Florida College...