Court says not so fast with those red-light camera tickets

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

REVENUE:  If it's really all about safety, where are the traffic engineering studies showing why intersections are unsafe?

Big changes could be coming to cities with red-light cameras after a Florida District Court of Appeals judge said it’s illegal for camera operators to issue citations to drivers.

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Waterfront homeowners can’t build docks in FL coastal community

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Photo Pacific Legal Foundation

For more than 20 years, waterfront homeowners living along the city of Sanibel, on Florida’s San Carlos Bay, have been barred from building boating docks.

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The Cubans are coming, again

By   /  October 16, 2014  /  Florida, Immigration, News  /  No Comments

AP file photo

Cuban exiles once again are making haste for the shore of the United States. Why do they risk their lives to come to the here?

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Florida Department of Health to spend $7 million on Ebola preparedness

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Center for Disease Control

There are no confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in Florida. Still, state health officials are spending millions preparing for possible infections.

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Federal workers abuse purchase cards at public expense

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  California, Congress, Florida, Government Waste, National, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

PUBLIC HOLD-UP: Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., calls the level of Government Purchase Card spending is "startling." Two years after Congress tried to curb the practice, auditors report that purchases of personal items and services continues on the public dime.

Federal employees are running amok with government credit cards, making thousands of personal purchases at the public’s expense.

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Former candidate faces felony charges, is screened for Ebola

By   /  October 14, 2014  /  Florida, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of ballotpedia.org

You’ve heard of voter fraud, but the latest Sunshine State election arrest comes with a twist — candidate fraud. Plus, an Ebola screening at a Florida airport.

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