Best of the Blogs: Kill Shot

Progress Florida Education Institute’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-16-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Institute’s popular free Daily Clips service.


By Staff
Family Values @ Work
When Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 655 last spring taking away the right of local units of government to enact earned sick tine, he claimed to do so in the name of “statewide uniformity, consistency and predictability in Florida’s employer-employee relationships.”
By Mustang Bobby
Bark Bark Woof Woof
For the second time in less than a month, a federal court has knocked down a state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
By Vanessa Woodard Byers
Blogging Black Miami
Faith leaders from across Florida and the nation will gather at the office of Florida ‘s Attorney General Pam Bondi on Friday, January 17, 2014.
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
If you want to gain any sort of understanding of how Florida shifted from rural deep south state in the 1920s and 1930s towards urban toward enlightened mega-state in the 1970s two must read classic books about southern politics are required.
By Bryce Covert
Think Progress
On October 15, Florida launched a new website for unemployed workers to claim their benefits.