Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-12-18
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HB 25 Threatens Florida Teachers Union
By Sue Legg
League of Women Voters - Education Issues
Are teachers targeted once again? This fight is not about unions or teachers; it is about the political campaign to privatize public schools.
Elected Officials Join PPC In Opposing Predatory Pharmaceutical Companies
People's Progressive Caucus of Miami-Dade
Several South Florida area elected officials have joined the People's Progressive Caucus of Miami-Dade in opposing predatory pharmaceutical price gouging made possible by existing policy gaps.
What Senate President Joe Negron Should Do About The Lemon Reservoir Plan
Eye On Miami
It will cost $2 billion. It won't clean water for the Everglades and it won't protect the upstream estuaries.
Florida: Energy Winners and Losers in 2017
By George Cavros
Happy 2018! As we would look forward to taking positive steps towards a cleaner, smarter energy future in the Sunshine State this year, it’s instructive to look at the state energy trends from last year.