This year, $22.6 billion of taxpayer money will be spent to fund education in the Sunshine State. This significant investment of your hard-earned money makes up the second-largest budget category in Florida, falling behind only health care spending. ...
As the chief of cornea and contact lens service at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, I specialize in contact lens fittings and know the good, the bad and the ugly of contact lens use.
It’s not hard to find a fight in Tallahassee. Indeed, Florida’s 2015 Legislative Session is showcasing plenty of policy fights on some of our state’s toughest, most intractable issues.
Florida’s death-penalty process needs improvement.
House Republicans have no qualms about leaving millions of low-income Americans without health coverage, as evidenced by their repeated votes to repeal Obamacare. But they're so skittish about reducing access to Medicare, the federal insurance progra...
In 2010 the state of Florida made a deal with the sugar industry to secure land to clean up the industry's pollution and protect our drinking water. The sugar industry signed a binding written contract to sell the land, allowing the state to build a ...
WASHINGTON - The rate of dog ownership is rising ominously. How can a profusion of puppies be worrisome? A report from the Raymond James financial services firm concerning trends in the housing market explains: Increasing numbers of women #x201c;are ...
In 1966 I conspired with four other delinquents to deface a prominent public landmark in my hometown. The estimated cost of the damage totaled about $25,000 in today’s dollars.
Europe leads the world in solar-power installations, with about 60 percent of the global total. Germany's decision to shun nuclear power has propelled the industry's growth there: On a particularly bright day in the middle of last year, the sun provi...
“In between the proverbial dog and the fire hydrant.”