Florida union-led school choice lawsuit suffers setback

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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A founding member of a teachers’ union-led lawsuit announced Friday that it’s dropping out of an effort to kill a popular school choice program.

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Hop aboard: Tampa Bay-area transit authority wants to raise property taxes

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

Despite sparse attendance, the details of a new transit plan will affect hundreds of thousands of taxpayers in a Tampa Bay-area county.

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Florida solar amendment on the rise despite free-market concerns

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

U.S. Department of Energy

Breaking the public utilities’ solar monopoly is one thing, but what comes next?

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In Florida, drinking beer is a complicated matter

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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Florida is currently the only state in America where you can’t buy a half-gallon of beer.

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Campaign call rises: Abolish Virginia income taxes

By   /  March 24, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Florida, News, State Government, Texas, Virginia  /  No Comments

BREAKING FROM THE FIELD: Vince Haley stands out in the crowded 12th Senate District race with his plan to abolish Virginia's income taxes.

Seeking to stand out in a four-way state Senate race to succeed retiring Walter Stosch, Republican Vince Haley wants to abolish Virginia’s income tax.

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Florida officials back off land restriction, thanks to property-rights watchdog

By   /  March 23, 2015  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

FloridaFish

After almost two years of uncertainty and intense legal wrangling, local officials in Southeast Florida won’t end up imposing $1,000 daily fines against a small business. Its alleged crime? Violating a decades’ old environmental restriction that regulators never recorded.

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