Best of the Blogs: Rolling Out

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 12-12-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Stuck Between Rick Scott and a Hard Place: Young and Uninsured Floridians Feel the Squeeze
By Jessica Adair
Huffington Post
In the middle of the night, Genesis Rodriguez struggles to breathe.

Voting is a Human Right Not a Privilege
By Joyce Hamilton Henry
Blog Of Rights
Today is International Human Rights Day.

Beyond Garner and Brown: the siege mentality in America today is about the economy
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown have triggered an upheaval against the appearance of placid calm in American cities.

Florida Democrats Rising Stars – Darden Rice
By Nick Janovsky
The Florida Squeeze
Darden Rice has a sincere passion for protecting voter rights, advocating for responsible environmental legislation, and championing causes like recycling and she has worked tirelessly for a modern transit system countywide in Pinellas County.

Led by state Sen. Rob Bradley, Regulated Industries is the committee to watch in 2015
By Peter Schorsch
Saint Petersblog
As the official list of 2015 legislative chairs rolls out, the lion’s share of the attention often goes to those slated to lead high-profile, influential committees such as Appropriations and Rules.