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Pensacola News Journal: Editorial: Stop wasting water

We find little to disagree with what was discussed during portions of a two-day leadership summit in Orlando that concluded Friday. Chief among the topics that should concern every Floridian – and future Floridians – is the amount of water we will need in the coming decades. That’s why we agree with state Agriculture Commissioner […]

NFIB: Government Intervention Hinders Floridians Access to Broadband

NFIB/Florida participates in The Florida Coalition for the New Economy, a group which encourages universal broadband access via responsible and fiscally-sound policies, and limiting wasteful spending on duplicative government-owned broadband networks.  For Florida communities interested in increasing their broadband access, government-owned networks can seem like a worthwhile investment, but recent research proves that these investments […]

WEAR ABC 3: School, Cox team up offer Internet low-income families

Providing high-speed internet to low-income families. That’s the goal of the “Connect-2-compete” program being launched by the Escambia County School District and Cox Communications. Qualifying families will be eligible for internet service for just under 10-dollars a month, plus tax. Cox Communications is also waiving all of the activation fees and equipment rental fees. With […]

Sun Sentinel: Jay Liles: Address states’ vulnerability to storms

We read with great interest Steve Pociask’s opinion piece on Aug. 21, “Florida citizens remain at unfair hurricane risk.” Like the Florida Wildlife Federation, Pociask’s organization — the American Consumer Institute for Citizen Research — is a member of the Stronger Safer Florida coalition. This nonpartisan coalition of statewide business, consumer and conservation groups works […]

The News Herald: Fracking can transform our energy future

By Bill Hodgkins While living in the Western United States, I frequently heard and participated in discussions about hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” and the energy creating opportunities it brought. Now that I have returned to Florida to live, I’m surprised by how few people are fully aware of what fracking is, and among those who are knowledgeable, […]

Sunshine State News: Lobbying the Media Pivotal to Legislative Issues

BY DARA KAM When Associated Industries of Florida wanted to get a bill passed about an obscure metal-theft issue, the business lobbying group turned to Cory Tilley to sell the idea to lawmakers and the public. Tilley, a onetime spokesman for former Gov. Jeb Bush and founder of the CoreMessage public relations firm, and his […]

Sunshine State News: Fix Renewable Fuel Standard

America’s small businesses have seen the number of demands placed upon us by regulators at every level of government grow at a rate limited only by ability of various taxing agencies to take our money and turn it against us. In the past several years, punishing regulations have caused significant and detrimental changes for both […]

Context Florida: Ed Moore: Twerking performance reflects poorly on all of us

Most birthdays come and go, yet some seem to linger longer in your mind. Turning 62 is sort of a milestone, I guess. In my 20’s that seemed so old; now, not so much. One of the blessings of added years is perspective. You have lived long enough to see so many fads come and […]