Greg Evers

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Proposed Law Would Revise Sentencing for Oxycodone Trafficking

    A limited but significant revision of sentencing guidelines for certain nonviolent drug crimes will be taken up by the Florida Senate this week. Another crack in the wall of Stone Age attitudes about drugs and criminal justice -- even here in Florida -- the proposal has bipartisan support and a chan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Tea Party: Let's Rewrite the U.S. Constitution

    Tea Party groups in Palm Beach County are getting hyped on the national movement's latest hobby horse, a national convention of states to rewrite the U.S. Constitution. The scheme is deeply, consciously antidemocratic, giving Wyoming, for example, with fewer than 700,000 residents, as much say in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Five Florida Politicians Who Hate Women: Happy International Women's Day!

    Today is National Women's Day! Yes, it's the one day of the year we allow the dames to come out of the kitchen or put the baby down so we can recognize them for all the lady things they do. We love you, ladies. You're real swell. But because it's enough already with asking to be paid the same sala ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Florida Senate Passes Bill Allowing Prayer in Schools; Vote Isn't Even Close

    ‚ÄčThe state Senate passed SB 98 this afternoon by a 31-8 margin, paving the way for public school districts to allow student prayer in school. The bill would allow "student volunteers to deliver inspirational messages, including but not limited to, prayers of invocation or benediction," according t ... More >>