As the Obama administration moves forward with a plan to allow oil and gas explorers to conduct testing off Florida’s Atlantic coast, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is filing legislation aimed at blocking the plan.
One word: Leadership The man who embodies that concept in Gainesville is Russ Blackburn. Perhaps his greatest unsung accomplishment has been the restraint he has managed to minimize the constant in-fighting in that legendary Hanfield versus McEachoy Feud. Feud participants were everywhere at this Leadership Gainesville Alumni Forum earlier this month. So while Petty Peggy […]
This article by Greg Sargent, was first published on washingtonpost.com A battle over the Medicaid expansion has erupted among Republicans in Florida, and it has created a strange situation: Republican legislators are urging GOP Governor Rick Scott to accept the expansion, but he is reluctant to do so, even though it is imperiling his drive […]