Progress Florida Education Center's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 10-19-12
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GOP Senate Candidate Goes To Incredible Lengths To Avoid Question On Violence Against Women
By Greg Noth
Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) and his challenger, Rep. Connie Mack (R), were asked about reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) during a debate on October 17.
Rick Scott Outsourcing Job Of Branding Organization That Brings Jobs To Florida
By Martha Jackovics
Cruel irony alert. Rick Scott, "The Jobs Governor" has just outsourced the job of branding Florida's public/private organization devoted to statewide economic development to a market research firm in...Tennessee.
Big electric companies behind 'grassroots' ad campaign in Florida
By Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica
Since August, a dark money group called Defend My Dividend has spent nearly $90,000 running ads on South Florida TV stations warning seniors about a looming increase in the tax rate on dividends.
Scott & Cannon Deny CNN Interview Requests: Florida GOP Arrogance Personified
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Political Hurricane
CNN Presents on Sunday featured an outstanding documentary on the legislative battle and fallout from Florida's voter purge law.