Erin Clark is a Florida reporter for Watchdog.org. A graduate of the University of Richmond, Clark competed on the professional tennis circuit for several years before returning to writing. Her work has been republished in national and state publications, including the Apopka Voice, Bradenton Herald, Saint Peters Blog, Florida Politics, Sunshine State News, and Townhall. Erin is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Florida Press Association.

Florida cities closer to banning the bag

By   /  April 17, 2017  /  Florida  /  No Comments

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Environmental groups push bag bans as a necessary planet-saving step. But do they work?

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Florida child welfare providers do more with less, but how much less?

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Florida, News, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

Florida’s community-based child welfare system is reckoned one of the nation’s best. With insufficient funding, that could change.

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Contract negotiations underway for Jefferson County charter takeover

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Education, Florida, News  /  No Comments

Somerset Academy has a record of raising the achievement levels of poor minority students. Will it work in Jefferson County?

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Senate Education Committee talks testing tweaks

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Education, Florida  /  No Comments

The Senate Education Committee dedicated its weekly meeting to issues of assessment bloat and effective testing.

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Senators get up to speed on medical marijuana sticking points

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Florida, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Wednesday’s Health Policy Committee workshop served to catch up the members on the controversial parts of Amendment 2 roll-out.

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Joint ventures: Money fuels medical marijuana debate

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Florida, Issues, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Florida’s already-licensed dispensaries are spending big bucks to stay involved in the legislative debate on medical marijuana.

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