Best of the Blogs: Short Order

By Jon Bleyer - January 6, 2017

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-6-17
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.

Rick Scott: "Day One Would Be Nice For Me" On Death Sentence For Floridians Thanks To ACA Repeal
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
Rick Scott, the Grim Reaper of the health care industry, is unsurprisingly giddy at the prospect of Republicans finally killing off President Obama's health care law, and possibly thousands of Americans right along with it.

What Is Your Electric Utility Planning for its Coal Ash?
By Adam Reaves
CleanEnergy Footprints
Utilities in the Southeast are already starting to “close” toxic coal ash pits.

How climate change will become a state rights shell game: just like Florida and the Everglades
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
Here is one cliff we are headed toward in short order: the plan by the Trump administration to push to the states those policy issues it deems subsidiary to its core interests.

Florida Democrats and the State Senate in 2016 - A Massive Missed Opportunity
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
2016 was billed as a Democratic wave year here in Florida – the combination of new, fairer Congressional & State Senate maps and Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump would push the party to victory.

Feel like you’re at risk? Here are some resources for you.
By Casey Bruce
Blog Of Rights
The 2016 election is over, but the rhetoric and acts of hate targeted at specific groups following Election Day has left many of us feeling at risk.