Best of the Blogs: Selling Out

By Jon Bleyer - February 10, 2017

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 2-10-17
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.

10 Faces Behind the Florida Solar Victories
By Allie Brown
CleanEnergy Footprints
In 2016, Floridians for Solar Choice, a coalition that SACE is a founding member of, made history with two major solar victories. 

Bilirakis "Listens" To Voters Begging Him Not To Kill Obamacare, But Ignores Their Pleas
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
Republican Rep. Gus Bilirakis hosted a "listening session" Saturday to give his constituents a chance to share their concerns about his party's plan to repeal Obamacare absent a replacement, but their pleas to keep the ACA in place fell on his deaf ears.

Puzder And Trump’s Cabinet Nominees: Wrong For Working Families
By Yennifer Mateo
Fight For Florida
After all the tough talk blasting Wall Street, revolving-door-lobbyists and calls to “drain the swamp” on the campaign trail, President Trump’s cabinet nominees sure are looking like swamp dwellers.

Marco Rubio - 15 Years Of Selling Out Public Education
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
Marco Rubio was educated in Florida’s public school and universities.

Mayor Gimenez voluntarily violated the rights of Miami-Dade residents—he can fix it
By Howard Simon
Blog Of Rights
Not 24 hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order threatening to withhold federal funds from so-called “sanctuary jurisdictions”— communities that adopt their own plans to protect public safety and constitutional safeguards for their residents –Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez crumbled.