NEWS-PRESS January 16, 2019 By: Sal Nuzzo As stewards of a multi-sector economy that extends far beyond the state’s sunny beaches, Florida’s elected officials have unique opportunities to lead the nation in adopting strategies to create jobs and avoiding moves that needlessly antagonize businesses. A stark example of what to [...]
By Patrick Martin Starbucks’ decision to discontinue its use of plastic straws is an example of a market-based solution in action. The coffee giant made the decision to expand its use of a strawless “sippy cup” style lid earlier this month. The decision follows a years-long movement in the U.S. [...]
Legend says that alligators live in New York City's sewers: Long ago New Yorkers traveling to Florida purchased baby alligators, but after returning home they discovered that alligators make poor pets. Most died, but some were tossed into toilets and storm drains alive. The alligators liked the sewers. They live [...]
1999 Spring Journal
1998 Spring/Summer Journal
by Phillip Blumel Good intentions are not a substitute for results. Florida voters concerned about what is best for the Everglades and our state's economy need to become fully informed before deciding how to vote on the penny-a-pound sugar tax in November.