Best of the Blogs: Facing Calls

By Jon Bleyer - April 21, 2017

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 4-21-17
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.

Who's "Deplorable" Now, Sen. Artiles?
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
Republican Miami state Sen. Frank Artiles is facing calls to resign after an ugly incident over drinks at the members-only Governors Club in Tallahassee earlier this week in which he used racial slurs and obscenities to describe several of his Senate colleagues.

Florida’s Greyhound Gambit Is Decoupled From Reality
By Brook Hines
The Florida Squeeze
Greyhound racing in toto is every bit as cruel as dog fighting.

Solar Amendment Implementation Moving Along
By Susan Glickman
CleanEnergy Footprints
Thanks to lots of hard work by solar supporters across the state of Florida, legislation to implement Amendment 4 – which passed with 73% of the vote on the August ballot – is moving along in the State Capitol.