Best of the Blogs: On The March

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 10-10-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Pam Bondi: “It’s Inappropriate For An AG” To Criticize Rick Scott’s Questionable Financial Disclosures, Or Anything Else
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
That was one of two big takeaways from tonight’s Attorney General debate, which voters not living in the Tampa Bay and Orlando area were blocked from seeing.

HRO Passes Unanimously in Hillsborough County
By Paola Calvo Florido
Blog Of Rights
By a unanimous vote, Hillsborough has become the latest county in Florida to expand anti-discrimination protections to the LGBT community.

Tampa Bay Times blows it – Takes dumb position on Amendment 1
By Sandspur
SWFWMD Matters
The Tampa Bay Times has recommended against Florida residents voting in favor of Amendment 1, an opportunity voters will have to assure funding is available for environmental protection for the next 20 years.

The Chamber of Commerce and Amendment 1: A Short History of Constitutional Conflicts
By Katy Burnett
The Florida Squeeze
I had the wonderful experience last month of watching Governor Bob Graham debate David Hart over Amendment 1.

Big Sugar on the march before the November election
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
Remember how in 2008 then Governor Charlie Crist announced the most ambitious land purchase in Florida history, to convert sugar lands into water storage and cleansing marshes to repair America’s Everglades?