Author Archives: Betty

Nov 14

Naming and Shaming: The Winner is Lt. Gov elect Jennifer Carroll

Just a few weeks after the election, falsified records emerge in what should have been a straight-forward process. The Florida-Times Union reports that Lt. Governor Elect Jennifer Carroll consulting firm is documented as having leased office space in Jacksonville that … Read More

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Oct 27

Mike Haridopolos Under the Microscope

Vero Beach resident, Eugene Benson, filed a complaint in December against Mike Haridopolos for failure to properly fill out financial disclosure forms from 2004 to 2008. Haridopolos claims he was only aware of the omissions when the complaint was filed. … Read More

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Oct 23

Your Papers Please: Arizona-Style Immigration Bill Drafted

Representative William Snyder, from Stuart, drafted a bill similar to the one in Arizona that would enable police to check the immigration status of individuals they have “reasonable suspicion” of being illegal EXCEPT Snyder added a Florida-style provision: The provision … Read More

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Oct 02

Naming and Shaming: This week’s winner…..

I never quite understood how Los Angeles Times journalists became competent on difficult topic of teacher evaluation.I meant to give this dishonor button to the Los Angeles Times a few weeks ago when the decided to publish the names of … Read More

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