A cautionary tale for ‘progressive’ states, a decade in the making

BY ROBERT MCCLURE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 05/03/21 12:00 PM EDT Back in 2011, a year that seems like a lifetime ago, newly inaugurated Florida Gov. Rick Scott, now a Republican U.S. senator, made an unthinkable decision that would cause heads to turn: He stood on his principles of fiscal prudence and turned down $2.5 [...]

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Sunshine State Welcomes Cuomo ‘Refugees,’ Let’s Keep It Free

As Florida continues to serve as the shining example of how to balance the safety of citizens with economic liberty, the Sunshine State is happy to let Andrew Cuomo serve as our No. 1 real estate agent and job recruiter. There was the absurdly blatant and intentionally false hit job [...]

By |2021-04-20T13:42:07-04:00April 20th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Sunshine State Welcomes Cuomo ‘Refugees,’ Let’s Keep It Free

Sal Nuzzo, Steve Delie: Florida lawmakers work to protect public employee rights

By: Sal Nuzzo April 19, 2021 A worker must understand his or her rights and then choose to waive them through a 'knowing, intelligent act.' Lawmakers in Tallahassee are currently considering two measures that, if passed, would significantly strengthen union democracy and protect the First Amendment rights of Florida’s public [...]

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Name Florida scholarships after our state’s greatest educator | Opinion

By: Bill Mattox April 19, 2021 “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” William Shakespeare famously observed. But what about a school choice scholarship program? Could a name change leave a highly popular program suddenly smelling rank? That’s a question the Florida Legislature will soon have to [...]

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Guest opinion: Dental therapists can increase access to dental care

By Sal Nuzzo April 13, 2021 Floridians are currently facing a serious healthcare access crisis. Regular dental visits and proper dental hygiene are essential to the health and well-being of Floridians. Poor dental health profoundly impacts Florida students’ ability to learn and Florida workers’ ability to provide for their families. [...]

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Why Biden’s Broadband Bonanza Is Likely to Fail

We already know how to affordably expand connectivity; government-run networks ain’t it. Never-ending infrastructure week is back, baby, and it's bigger than ever! The Biden-Harris administration's proposed infrastructure-jobs bill is both expensive—with a $2 trillion sticker price—and expansive. What isn't infrastructure, these days? According to some senators, everything from personal care to parental [...]

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Holocaust civics project will help students understand totalitarian rule | Commentary

By WILLIAM MATTOX GUEST COLUMNIST | APR 08, 2021 AT 5:30 AM April 8 is Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It’s a day for all of us to reflect on the horrible atrocities inflicted upon the Jews. A day for all Americans to celebrate the Jews’ liberation from the Nazis. And a day for all [...]

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Sal Nuzzo: The latest lawsuit nightmare costing us …

By Sal Nuzzo April 6, 2021 It’s a tragedy that hurts families, small businesses, homeowners, and everyday Floridians. f it’s a day that ends in “Y,” then it’s a day that we are dealing with frivolous and fraudulent litigation in Florida. From sinkholes to water damage to auto glass — [...]

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Flexible Scholarships Would Help Many Families

By William Mattox March 31, 2021 TALLAHASSEE – Harold and Talethia Edwards have a house full of precocious children. And to hear them describe their offspring is a veritable delight. There’s the musical son who plays five instruments. The studious daughter who skipped a grade and now tries to hide [...]

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Are NFTs Dumb, a Scam, or Secretly Useful?

Non-fungible tokens for art can seem a lot like Tulipmania. But distinct digital tokens have real use cases for things like online address management. NFTs: so hot right now. You might have heard so much about these eye-popping auctions for weirdo jpegs on the internet that you're pretty sick of [...]

By |2021-03-30T13:19:04-04:00March 30th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Are NFTs Dumb, a Scam, or Secretly Useful?
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