Breaking the public utilities’ solar monopoly is one thing, but what comes next?Read More →
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.Read More →
By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog
If the experience with the nation’s oldest integrated coal gasification power plant is any guide, Mississippi Power has a steep learning curve ahead as it tries to bring its troubled Kemper Project power plant into operation.
Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project power plant, designed to convert high-moisture lignite coal into a natural […]
A leading consumer protection group is praising Florida’s transparency in regard to spending. But when it comes to other areas of government business, dark clouds are gathering over the Sunshine State.Read More →
Part 35 of 36 in the series Nanny State of the Week
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
At Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge in Florida’s Citrus County, you can drop $45 to spend some time bobbing around with a herd of sea cows.
It’s a sure sign that the manatee is on the rebound. After years of being […]
By William Patrick | Florida Watchdog
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida is open for business, but seems to be lacking qualified candidates to fill open positions.
While Florida reports 553,500 unemployed, there are more than 292,000 jobs waiting to be filled.
Gov. Rick Scott, the Republican “jobs” governor, earlier this week trumpeted a gaping hole in the state labor […]