Florida got the Earth Day festivities kicked off early with some good old fashioned litigation.
Over the weekend, Florida joined Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana is suing BP and Halliburton over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
The suit, filed by State Attorney General Pam Bondi in United S ... More >>
When Palm Beach County two years ago awarded a subsidiary of Kellogg Brown & Root a share of a $668 million contract to build a new waste treatment facility, the company's anti-union ways were no secret. But KBR's was the cheapest of three competing proposals, so commissioners gave the firm the ... More >>
Is Dick Cheney available?Here's another name promoting Rep. Allen West's reelection campaign, aside from his new corporate sponsors of Bank of America and Halliburton: Donald Rumsfeld.The former Secretary of Defense, who said the Iraq War "certainly" wouldn't last longer than five months, has bee ... More >>
Rep. Allen West's campaign submitted its quarterly report to the Federal Election Commission at the end of the week, and he scored a few grand from the political action committees of a few companies that think it's a good idea to keep West in office, including Bailout Bank of America and Hall ... More >>
Flickr user: The U.S. ArmySoldiers in Iraq know KBR's sordid history.A front-page story in today's Palm Beach Post blasts the Houston-based engineering and construction firm Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) for not hiring enough local workers on its $200 million solid waste project in western Palm ... More >>
Calvin, Giordano is making record profits this year.Don't be deceived by news of layoffs, foreclosures, bank failures, and tax hikes. South Florida's economy isn't suffering too badly. Take Calvin, Giordano & Associates, the Fort Lauderdale consulting firm that's on track to break its own rec ... More >>
Flickr User: NIOSH - Nat Inst for Occupational Safety & HealthYou work for Calvin, Giordano, right? This summer, the Juice brought you the troubling tale of the City of Pembroke Pines' decision to outsource its building department to a private consulting firm, Calvin, Giordano & Associate ... More >>
Photo by Lisa RabLeMieux hugs a friend while Crist looks on.Standing next to Gov. Charlie Crist's famously tanned mug, George LeMieux looks positively pasty, like a British-transfer student on the first day of spring break. But no one cared this afternoon at Fort Lauderdale City Hall, where Crist ... More >>
Palm Beach County is running so smoothly these days, what it really needs is a taste of Iraqi-style contracting. Private companies rake in billions of dollars supporting the military operations in that stunningly successful war, so why shouldn't they also earn a buck or two at home?
That's where Ke ... More >>