Florida House Speaker making good on transparency, accountability promises
Florida House Speaker making good on transparency, accountability promises
William Patrick | March 14, 2017
The Florida House has voted to clip the wings of Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida, while imposing the toughest lobbying ban in the country.
South Florida NPR station staves off takeover by school board
South Florida NPR station staves off takeover by school board
Erin Clark | March 14, 2017
A long-term partnership between Miami-Dade schools and the local NPR affiliate has been rocked by missteps on both sides.
Should police get a sneak peak at body-camera footage?
Should police get a sneak peak at body-camera footage?
William Patrick | March 10, 2017
A bill would allow police access to body-camera video before making official statements about incidents involving the use of force.
Medical marijuana expansion would be limited under new proposal
Medical marijuana expansion would be limited under new proposal
Erin Clark | March 10, 2017
Florida's Amendment 2 voters are likely to be unhappy with a new bill House Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues.
Florida among several states confronting drug formulary questions
Florida among several states confronting drug formulary questions
Erin Clark | March 08, 2017
Outrage about drug prices directed at pharmaceutical companies is often misplaced. PBMs should be getting more attention.
House Speaker Richard Corcoran keeps winning, this time it’s the Florida Lottery
House Speaker Richard Corcoran keeps winning, this time it’s the Florida Lottery
William Patrick | March 08, 2017
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran's “corporate welfare” crackdown just landed another victory. This time it’s the Florida Lottery.
Enterprise Florida CEO quits as lawmakers advance ‘corporate welfare’ crackdown
Enterprise Florida CEO quits as lawmakers advance ‘corporate welfare’ crackdown
William Patrick | March 07, 2017
Chris Hart said he did not “share a common vision or understanding” with Gov. Rick Scott.
Criminal justice reform coalition takes case to lawmakers
Criminal justice reform coalition takes case to lawmakers
William Patrick | March 07, 2017
Florida’s population has tripled since 1970, while the state's prison population has grown by 1,000 percent.
Q&A: Basis.ed CEO Bezanson on Florida’s charter outlook
Q&A: Basis.ed CEO Bezanson on Florida’s charter outlook
Erin Clark | March 06, 2017
BASIS.ed CEO Peter Bezanson says the Sunshine State's charter environment just needs a few tweaks.
Florida needs teachers, but high schoolers aren’t interested
Florida needs teachers, but high schoolers aren’t interested
Erin Clark | March 02, 2017
As schools across Florida look to fill vacant teaching jobs, students report little interest in becoming teachers.