Best of the Blogs: Piling On

By Jon Bleyer - February 6, 2015

Progress Florida Education Center's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 2-6-15
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center's popular free Daily Clips service.

Get Ready to Fight for Civil Liberties in Tallahassee
By Michelle Richardson
Blog Of Rights
The time is upon us once again. Monday, March 2 marks the start of the Florida legislature’s 2015 session and the ACLU of Florida will be at our state’s Capitol defending against bills that aim to limit your civil rights and civil liberties.

Even GOP is calling for Scott investigation, but AG PamBo flatly refuses
By The Seminole Democrat
SemDem
Everyone is starting to pile on Rick Scott regarding "Baileygate". 

Poll Demonstrates Need For Earned Sick Time
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
President Obama recently made Earned Sick Time an essential part of his domestic agenda. 

Classmates Remember Jeb Bush As A Regular Pot-Smoker
By Nicole Flatow
ThinkProgress
A new Boston Globe profile on Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s years at the prestigious boarding school Phillips Academy reports on his frequent pot-smoking during his high school years.

Kevin McCarty’s shaky prospects: At times, Florida politics isn’t pretty
By Phil Ammann
SaintPetersblog
At times, Florida politics isn’t pretty, especially when you are Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Commissioner Kevin McCarty.