Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-30-18
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So, About Tuesday Night...
By Steve Schale
OK, it is time to talk about that thing that happened. No, not the Jaguars blowing a 16-point lead in the 4th quarter – though I have plenty to say about that – I am talking about the election.
Amid Pervasive Voter Suppression, The Big Winner On The 2018 Ballot Was Voting Itself
By Bobby Hoffman
Blog Of Rights
Voter suppression took center stage during the 2018 midterm election cycle, with states across the country failing to make voting easily accessible for everyone eligible to cast a ballot or — worse — actively making it hard.
How Will Big Sugar Survive The DeSantis Years?
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
Irrespective of how you might feel about Ron DeSantis’ other policy positions (though based on his early days as Governor-Elect, DeSantis’ is appearing more pragmatic than his predecessor Rick Scott), his strong advocacy of Everglades makes him perhaps the first Governor since the 1960’s completely independent of the sugar industry.
Victory! Florida Voters Pass Offshore Drilling Ban
By Kelsey Grentzer
Amendment 9 passed in Florida’s midterm elections tonight, adding a ban on offshore drilling in state waters to the state’s Constitution.
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