Category Archives: State Constitution

Mar 06

From the Inbox: Florida Democratic Legislators Fight To Protect Will Of Voters On Standards Of Fairness Enshrined In Constitution

The Florida Democratic Party announced today that five Democratic State House and State Senate members have petitioned to intervene in support of the Fair District Amendment in an effort to protect the standards of fairness in the Florida Constitution by … Read More

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Feb 26

Florida GOP Keeps Upping “Anti” Ante

(Cross-posted @ Examiner.com) Where to begin? Maybe, with the 2011 budget proposed by Governor Rick Scott, the one that’s anti-education and anti-community, cutting hundreds of millions from public schools and community support services – while proposing a doubling of his … Read More

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Feb 25

I’ll Be in Front of the Capitol Tomorrow in Solidarity with Wisconsin

Where will you be? If you don’t know why you should be there, watch this video: We Are Wisconsin from Finn Ryan on Vimeo. Why should Floridians care? First off, it’s the right thing to do. Governor Scott Walker is … Read More

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Feb 16

Total Recall: Kriseman Introduces Legislation to Recall State Officials

Representative Rick Kriseman (D-53), my State Rep., has been on a roll here lately at The Spencerian: yesterday’s post on endorsing, and to date, the only subject in my Profile & Interview series I still want to get going (know anyone that would … Read More

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Nov 19

Florida’s Worst Tax Burden

Republican political opportunism.  That, in a nutshell, is the Sunshine State’s worst and not so well hidden tax burden. Two stories that broke in recent days help highlight the shameful mess that the Florida GOP has made of both the … Read More

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