Best of the Blogs: Start Your Engines

By Jon Bleyer - July 28, 2017

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 7-28-17
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.

The Florida Special Election You Should Be Watching
By Steve Schale
SteveSchale.com
This piece is more designed for my readers who don't live and breathe Florida politics: there is a State Senate election on September 26th you should be paying attention to, a race that could be an interesting test of how the GOP's institutional advantages measure up to Trump's policies, favorability, Democratic enthusiasm, and demographic trendlines.

History in Florida: Ladies & Gentlemen Start Your Engines, The Solar Race Has Begun
By Delany Reynolds
CleanEnergy Footprints
The City of South Miami enacting its new residential solar mandate tonight, a law that we began working on nearly two years ago when I wrote local Mayors and asked them to help me create a law here in Florida patterned after the one San Francisco had just passed, just might be my most important work to-date.

Does Jeb Bush Sound Like A Candidate Or Phony Neoconservative Senior Statesman?
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
Few individuals have done as much damage to this state as Governor Jeb Bush and few families have done as much damage to this country and the global order as the Bush family.