Let’s Make a (corrupt) Deal

Let’s Make a (corrupt) Deal

“Let’s Make a (corrupt) Deal.” How Sen. Jeff Brandes, a Pinellas Republican, receives campaign contributions from companies such as Duke Energy and insurance lobbyists, and then votes on their behalf at taxpayers expense.

Rick Scott Signs Horrible New Abortion Law

Rick Scott Signs Horrible New Abortion Law

Today, Gov. Scott signed into law HB 1411, one of the most egregious attacks on women’s access to healthcare in Florida history. Thank you to all who took action. The fight for reproductive freedom goes on and we will ultimately win. (via ProgressFlorida)

On Florida’s Massive Fish Kills, Voters Are Responsible

On Florida’s Massive Fish Kills, Voters Are Responsible

Blame the most clueless, radical governor in Florida history — the anti-people governor Rick Scott who never addressed a problem that he couldn’t visualize from 30,000 feet in his private jet, or, if he did then just slammed the window shades shut.

State Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla and FPL: he gets paid, you get poisoned

State Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla and FPL: he gets paid, you get poisoned

More about Governor Scott’s friends and colleagues in Tallahassee. It’s now been 2 weeks since a Miami-Dade County study found that FPL’s Turkey Point power plant is leaking radiation into Biscayne Bay. The Bay’s aquifer provides drinking water to more than three million people in South Florida. State Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla has actively worked on FPL’s behalf. No wonder he has been silent on this pollution issue in his district.

Scott’s setbacks will mark legacy of 2016 session

Scott’s setbacks will mark legacy of 2016 session

“The 2016 legislative session may well go down in the history books as the year Florida lawmakers formally declared their independence from Gov. Scott,” said Senate Democratic leader Arthenia Joyner of Tampa.

Gov. Rick Scott kicked off ‘Morning Joe’

Gov. Rick Scott kicked off ‘Morning Joe’

“I would suggest if you’re the governor of a state you should be able to answer that question… and if you can’t, you really shouldn’t be a governor — especially Florida”