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Tag Archives: Florida

Wiretap: Floridians may know their hurricanes, but few storms are anything like Irma

It will be a while before they can assess the damage that Hurricane Irma has left in its wake, but what we do know for […]...

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September 11, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: As Hurricane Irma hits, how do you explain climate-change deniers to a 2-year-old?

I have a two-year-old grandson who is fascinated by, and a little afraid of, thunder and lightning. When he wakes up in the middle of […]...

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September 9, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Superduper Tuesday and the return of 1968

Election day Two front-runners, five states, a batch of negative ads, stakes growing ever higher and it all adds up to one more day on […]...

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March 15, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Afraid to lose: Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli pulled a McNulty and halted debate at end of legislative session

Florida Republican House Speaker Steve Crisafulli took a page from former Colorado House Speaker Frank McNulty on Tuesday. Crisafulli knew members of his Republican caucus […]...

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April 30, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Florida considers bill modeled after TABOR

Florida considers bill modeled after TABOR

Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos has promised an exciting first week of the legislative session, with a revised version of last year’s Senate Bill 6--modeled after Colorado's TABOR--scheduled to reach the floor....

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February 27, 2011 Education, Health, Politics, Top Stories
With Congress gridlocked on climate legislation, environmental groups forge ahead

With Congress gridlocked on climate legislation, environmental groups forge ahead

Despite the Gulf oil spill, a massive pipeline break in Michigan and broad concerns about global warming, ambitious climate-change and energy legislation is likely dead for the year. That poses a conundrum, going forward, for...

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September 24, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
In unemployment benefits extension, a logistical headache for states

In unemployment benefits extension, a logistical headache for states

On Tuesday, members of the U.S. Senate plan to vote on a federal extension of unemployment benefits, which has been blocked by Republicans for an unprecedented two months. The swearing-in of Carte Goodwin, the temporary replacement...

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July 19, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Florida coast threatened by oil gusher; BP may now do nothing for months

Florida coast threatened by oil gusher; BP may now do nothing for months

The Florida Independent reports in its daily oil-spill round-up that the Gulf side panhandle is now threatened directly by the British Petroleum oil gusher, which […]...

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June 2, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Fla. lawmakers introduce amendment to ban federal health care in the state

Fla. lawmakers introduce amendment to ban federal health care in the state

It’s true. This is happening in Florida, the national repository for people on Medicare. The proposal comes from men who enjoy government health care and […]...

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August 2, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
Florida (Again) Could Impact Presidential Race for Dems

Florida (Again) Could Impact Presidential Race for Dems

Since the Democratic parties in Florida and Michigan didn’t follow national party rules in the selection of delegates to the national convention, their delegations so […]...

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March 3, 2008 Uncategorized

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