By Marianela Toledo | Florida Watchdog MIAMI — Pay two tickets and call me in the morning. Authorities installed red-light cameras near the emergency room entrance at University Hospital in Tamarac to nail traffic violators, but those rushing to the facility for medical attention are getting ensnared. When Jacob Alcahe began to sweat and feel chest pains this [...]
Some Florida residents may be using EBT cards to buy liquor, which is illegal.
Part 68 of 68 in the series Educating America By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org Thousands more Florida students from low-income families could have access to private schools if lawmakers approve a bill to expand the state’s tax-credit scholarship program. The bill allows the scholarship amount to increase from 72 percent to 84 percent of the state’s per-pupil [...]
The idea of renting vacation homes for a week or two is a popular and cheap option, the cool thing to do.
A Florida family's 20 year battle to build on their own land remains unresolved, but their efforts to fight excessive government permitting costs have given property rights advocates and land developers something to cheer about.
By William Patrick | Florida Watchdog TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The National Security Agency apparently isn't the only government agency engaged in domestic spying. Local law enforcement is playing the role of Big Brother, too, but to what extent is still unknown.
A new moral movement wants to influence state government, and it's not the religious right.
By Marianela Toledo | Florida Watchdog MIAMI — Elena Freyre reminisces about the time before the recession when she owned a gallery in "Little Havana," a downtown neighborhood that occupies several blocks and is the center of social, cultural, and political activity in Miami. Now she’s content to sell her art on the Internet and wait for the day when she can run a business in Havana. Not the neighborhood — the capital of Cuba.
Government regulations often have negative affects on businesses. Sometimes, that's by design.
By Marianela Toledo | Florida Watchdog MIAMI — A Florida congressman is calling on President Obama to grant political asylum to Venezuelans caught in a rising tide of violence in the South American country. “As conditions continue to worsen in Venezuela and current civil unrest shows no sign of ending, the United States must provide refuge for [...]
Finally: Mississippi to Start Drug Testing Those Receiving Financial Aid Benefits | Heather Ginsberg