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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Private nonprofit, for-profit universities could soon get regulatory relief

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Florida, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

For-profit and private nonprofit colleges and universities offer career-building options separate from traditional public universities. But they’ve been hammered in recent years by harsh regulations.

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Florida House speaker’s ‘corporate welfare’ crackdown runs into Senate roadblock

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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Speaker Richard Corcoran’s ‘corporate welfare’ crackdown hit a roadblock this week when the Senate proposed to fully fund Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida.

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Report: Tracking outcomes for children direct-filed into adult courts ‘very difficult’

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Florida, News  /  No Comments

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What happens to children after their criminal cases are referred to adult courts? It’s hard to say, exactly.

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Can tax credit scholarships make the move from the states to D.C.?

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Education Blog, Florida  /  No Comments

Tax credit scholarship programs are already proving successful at the state level. Now lawmakers and the new administration are talking about going national.

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