Best of the Blogs: What Now?

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 6-27-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Scott’s DEO Reported 19,000 Innocent Floridians To Collection Agencies, Potentially Costing Taxpayers $1.9 Billion
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
“There’s a climate in the Scott administration where employees are not encouraged to do the right thing and are penalized for doing so.”

The Filing Deadline in Florida Just Passed: What Now?
By Tyler Yeargain
Daily Kos
Florida is unusual in the sense that it has two different qualifying deadlines: one for candidates for federal offices, and another for candidates for state offices.

Decoding Marco Rubio on climate change
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
US Senator Marco Rubio has a problem with global warming and climate change.

South Miami Mayor Goes Big on Solar and Bill Savings
By Mayor Philip Stoddard
CleanEnergy Footprints
I am trying to envision my first $7 electric bill from FPL.

Stand Your Ground Just Became Even Broader In Florida
By Nicole Flatow
The bill to expand Florida’s notorious Stand Your Ground law became law Friday, after Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed a measure that immunizes individuals who fire or point a gun in self-defense or as a “warning” from criminal penalty.