Tag Archives: Tallahassee

Florida Legislature Says NO to FPL Rate Hike

Tweet   As if we do not pay too much for electric already FPL wants to RAISE our rates. They want to “go green” at our expense. If FPL thinks green is the way to go maybe THEY should foot … Continue reading

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Adam Hasner on The Budget Bill

Tweet Dear Friend, Like many Floridians, I just watched a short time ago as Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama announced that the framework of an agreement had been reached to avoid a government shut down. Republicans in Washington … Continue reading

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Florida Legislature takes on Tenure at State College System

Tweet From Sunshine State News, a bill ending tenure at State College System cleared the House Subcommittee but faces an uncertain outcome in the State Senate: A proposal that would pull the plug on multiyear contracts for new state college … Continue reading

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Rick Scott praises passage of Teacher Merit Pay Legislation

Tweet Score another victory for Rick Scott — and more importantly, Florida parents and students: TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House has approved SB 736 with a vote of 80 to 39. The controversial bill approves a merit pay plan for teachers and ends … Continue reading

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RPOF vets Rick Scott’s Website

Tweet Just came across this item today, thanks to good friend and fellow conservative Starla Brown. Patricia Sullivan, former congressional candidate for Florida CD-8 — whom Steve and I had the pleasure of interviewing on Conservative Republican Forum last year … Continue reading

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Rick Scott upholding “Let’s get to work” campaign promise.

Tweet Rick Scott continues to prove he’s serious about job creation and fiscal responsibility. Via Sunshine State News (H/T Helene Robinson), Bing Energy is coming to Tallahassee: Gov. Rick Scott cheered on the arrival of Bing Energy in Tallahassee Thursday, … Continue reading

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Tea in Tallahassee

Tweet Via a tip from our good friend and fellow Tea Party activist Starla Brown, looks like Tea will drown out the “Awake The State” rally at the Florida State Capitol on Tuesday, March 8: Inspired by the raucous public-employee … Continue reading

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An Action Alert for Florida Patriots

Tweet From my friend Elaine Laffey: Florida’s private Taxpayers can’t afford the retirement benefits of government workers any more. Our state faces billions in budget shortfalls and the pressure constantly rises to raise taxes and cut necessary government services – all to … Continue reading

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Florida Legislature RINO & Dem Hall of Shame

Tweet The following representatives, especially the Republicans-In-Name-Only must go! H/T Cindy Kraft: Senator Anthony Hill (D), 1 District Senator Greg Evers (R), 2nd District Senator Stephen Wise (R), 5th District Senator Bill Montford (D), 6th District Senator Andy Gardiner (R), … Continue reading

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Former DC School Chief Michelle Rhee discusses improving instructional quality in Tallahassee

Tweet Via the Miami Herald: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former District of Columbia public schools chancellor Michelle Rhee on Wednesday defended her decision to fire 75 teachers even though an arbitrator overruled her. Rhee, now an informal education adviser to Florida Gov. … Continue reading

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