Best of the Blogs: Toxic Trio

By Jon Bleyer - July 27, 2018

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 7-27-18
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Blunders by the Toxic Trio: Rick Scott, Adam Putnam, and Matt Caldwell created this Florida water crisis
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
Inconveniently for Florida's Toxic Trio: Rick Scott - running for the US Senate against incumbent Bill Nelson, for Adam Putnam - the Ag Secretary running to succeed Scott as governor, and for Caldwell - a state representative aiming for Putnam's job as Ag Secretary - Florida's weather is conspiring against claims they deserve your vote. They don't.

Florida's Biased Clemency System: Should Your Right To Vote Depend On The Number Of Children You Have?
By Kara Gross
Blog Of Rights
Last month, in a meeting of the Florida Board of Executive Clemency, Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis asked a black man seeking to have his civil rights restored how many children he has and “how many different mothers to those children?”

Why Florida’s west coast needs a regional approach to address sea level rise, hurricanes and more
By Kelsey Grentzer
CleanEnergy Footprints
With the Tampa area ranking as the most vulnerable metro area in the nation to damage from storm surge flooding, it’s clear that Florida’s west coast region needs to act now to make its communities more resilient.

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