Peter Schorsch: is a political consultant and new media publisher based in St. Petersburg. Column courtesy of Context Florida.
Gov. Rick Scott deserves some credit for being one of the loudest critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the scandal at the Veterans Administration.
Last week, Scott announced that Florida [...]
The Florida Department of Children and Families’ new secretary promises to take a sharp turn away from the secrecy that has put too many children in danger — and may have cost some their lives.
That’s laudable. But for the sake of abused, neglected and abandoned children across the state, Gov. Rick Scott [...]
With a little luck — and a lot of legislative backbone — the children in care of the Department of Children & Families will be better shielded from harm by the time state lawmakers turn out the lights on their two-month session in Tallahassee on Friday.
And if that’s the case, it’s [...]
Carl Hiaasen: By Carl Hiaasen chiaasen@MiamiHerald.com
With much chest-thumping, Gov. Rick Scott last week signed a law clipping auto-tag fees by about $25 per vehicle in Florida. He used the opportunity to blast former Gov. Charlie Crist for raising those fees five years ago.
What Scott cynically failed to mention during the bill-signing charade [...]
By Health News Florida Staff
“Innocents Lost,” a stunning Miami Herald series, recently described how 477 children died from abuse or neglect even though the Florida Department of Children and Families had already been warned they were in danger.
The response by Gov. Rick Scott and DCF interim Secretary Esther Jacobo [...]
Gov. Scott to propose increased funds for child protection By Mary Ellen Klas Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau
“Editor’s Note: We believe the constant flow of federal funding is the very reason that CPS is so corrupt. They are ALREADY taking/stealing children for baseless reasons and destroying families each and every day. A pay increase and [...]