Best of the Blogs: Two Legends

Progress Florida Education Institute’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 10-24-13
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Institute’s popular free Daily Clips service.


Out of the Shadows and into to the Streets!
By Carolina González and Paola Everett
Blog Of Rights
As the country faces multiple national problems, including the most recent government shutdown, the immigrant rights movements have taken to the streets to remind Congress of yet one critical issue that has stalled because of the same gridlock: immigration reform.

In C.W. Bill Young and E. Clay Shaw Florida has lost two legends
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
Two of the legends of Florida politics have passed on in the last few weeks.

Gaming The Vote In Florida: Suppress, Purge, And Split Electoral Votes
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
First there was Rick Scott’s failed voter purge. Then there was this year’s Purge 2.0. 

The loss of Honda’s sponsorship of the St. Pete Grand Prix should be the end of Bill Foster’s time as mayor
By Peter Schorsch
Saint Petersblog
In a classic Friday news dump, the organizers of the St. Petersburg Grand Prix announced that Honda pulled its sponsorship of the three-day racing event.

SWFWMD is allowing pumping violations. Is this “getting the water right?” Even legal?
By Sandspur
SWFWMD Matters
Apparently, you can get a permit from SWFWMD and completely ignore any maximum pumping limitations as long as you believe you’re “doing what you think is right.”