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  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Six Ways Rick Scott Has Screwed Florida

    Earlier this week, Rick Scott was called out on a couple of misleading campaign ads which claim that 300,000 Floridians have lost their insurance due to Obamacare. But Florida Blue, the insurance company at the center of one of the ads, says that this is not true. Scott, however, is standing by t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Rick Scott Boasts Job Growth in Ft. Lauderdale Over the Year, But is This Good News?

    Gov. Rick Scott is so fired up about the job growth in the Fort Lauderdale area. How fired up? Fired up enough to send out a press release touting the area's employment uppage.t. The area has seen a gain of 24,100 jobs in the past year, Scott's office says. "[It's] the fourth highest number of jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Rick Scott's Unemployment Compensation Laws Aren't Working

    Of course Florida is the hardest place to get unemployment benefits. Because that's how we roll!The U.S. Labor Department is investigating complaints from unemployed Floridians that Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature's labyrinthine gauntlet to receive unemployment compensation is one giant compl ... More >>

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    Mexican Macro-Economics

    Do undocumented migrants steal jobs from American workers?

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    The Hospital on the Hill

    A mean-spirited VA medical center director has patient care playing distant second to the bottom line

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Bitter Sugar

    Forget the awful past, Palm Beach's sugar barons say. It's time to make nicey-nicey and go into real estate.

  • News

    February 21, 2002

    Migrant Justice

    Rosa Gonzalez trudged through a desert and toiled in the fields. Now she's in for a real trial.

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Does Not Compute

    Dillard High School's Emerging Computer Technology magnet program is missing just one thing: emerging technology