Best of the Blogs: Locked Down

By Jon Bleyer - February 20, 2015

Progress Florida Education Center's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 2-20-15
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center's popular free Daily Clips service.

Floridians Fed Up With Scott, Cabinet's Thwarting Of Sunshine Laws
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
Rick Scott wasn't even sworn into office before his transition emails were deleted in spite of the fact that they fell under Florida's public record laws.

Progressive Juvenile Justice Legislation Filed
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
Rep. Katie Edwards (D- Plantation) has taken on an issue which has been a bugaboo for years for progressives across the state.

1.5 million Floridians can’t vote
By Emily Chow
Blog Of Rights
Every Election Day, when many of us take our right to vote for granted, there are roughly 1.5 million people in Florida who do not have the ability to vote because of Florida’s Civil War-Era ban on voting by individuals with prior felony convictions.

Powering Through Key West Hurricanes at Ruben Valdez’s Solar Home
By Alissa Jean Schafer
CleanEnergy Footprints
What do the post office, organic seaweed, hurricanes, and solar energy have to do with each other?

The Great Destroyers, Fortress Tallahassee and their vehicle, Florida, Inc.
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
Florida is closing in, to win the red state race to be the most locked down by crony capitalism.