Best of the Blogs: Help Wanted

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 3-15-13
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Help Wanted: Florida Lt. Governor Without Ties To Corruption
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
Amid news this morning that Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll was resigning over her ties to Allied Veterans of the World which is currently under a criminal investigation, resulting in the arrest of the head of that company on racketeering and money laundering charges, there was nothing but silence from Republicans in Florida.

Lt. Gov Carroll Resigns: Progressives Need To Make Cronyism and Corruption A Major Issue
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
Florida Political Squeeze
Last night I spoke to a conservative friend in Jacksonville who told me this scandal would soon engulf the state. I didn’t really believe it would be as far and wide as he claimed but he was on the mark.

Suburban Sprawl In South Florida: a game of musical chairs
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
“Every time we get close to the 24 hour mark, they move the goal post,” Girard said.

SWFWMD Employee Survey: 71% say morale is poor; over 300 say why
By Sandspur
SWFWMD Matters
There was a time at the Southwest Florida Water Management District when staff members were valued, and whether or not they felt good about their jobs was believed to be strategically important to how well they did them.

Economic impacts of climate change adding up in Florida
Daily Kos
Human intelligence is highly overrated. Let’s take a trip to Florida for a little proof.