Message From the Publisher – J. Stanley Marshall
Cover Story
Unfunded Mandates: The Florida Experience – J. Stanley Marshall
Florida city and county governments strain under directives from Tallahassee that are often unaccompanied by funds to implement the mandated programs.
Articles
School Choice: A Rising Sun or Rising Storm? – Mark Pritchett
Results of a recently completed survey indicate school choice enjoys wide support among Floridians.

Charity Begins at Home – Phillip Blumel
A profile of Chloe Coney, chief executive officer of the Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa.

Playing at Being Bad – Ray Wisher
Dealing with “wanna be bad” teenagers deters law enforcement personnel from chasing real criminals.

Socialized Enterprise: Stop State Competition against Private Sector Consultants – Kimble F. Ainslie
The “Tell the Governor” competition winner wants publicly subsidized competition with private sector professionals to be discontinued.