Progress Florida Education Institute’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-15-13
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Institute’s popular free Daily Clips service.
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
As Charlie Crist begins another run for Governor, now as a Democrat, let’s take a look back at some of the other populists that have run for or obtained the Governorship in this state.
By Martha Jackovics
In spite of a rocky start and problems with the website, Obamacare is working better than people are likely to hear from the traditional media.
Eye On Miami
Today, Climate Central launched its Surging Seas Risk Finder for the state of Florida at the 5th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit.
By Linda Hersey
Newly elected City Council member Darden Rice joined more than 100 protesters Wednesday urging Florida’s largest utility to invest in solar energy and speed the phase-out of the polluting coal-fired Crystal River power plant.
By Nicole Flatow
This summer, after the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a group of protesters remained outside Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) office for 31 days, demanding that he call a special session to repeal the Stand Your Ground law.