Tag: Frank Artiles

Phil AmmannMarch 31, 2018
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42min9
Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill this week aimed at eradicating invasive species, such as the rightly maligned Burmese python, from wreaking havoc in Sunshine State ecosystems. SB 168 creates a pilot program within the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) allowing them to hire private contractors to capture or kill any of a […]

Blake DowlingJanuary 20, 2018
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5min5
The political world has been full of scandals over the years regarding spying and eavesdropping. President Richard Nixon certainly ranks at the top of the list. Our current President may or may not be taping calls and meetings. Lots of U.S. presidents have taped conversations. Opinions differ on the practice, good documentation versus flat out […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 9, 2018
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7min9
[Updated 9:30 a.m. with statement from Flores and Braynon.] Apparently exposing new depths of Florida political espionage, an anonymous internet website appeared Tuesday morning claiming to show secretly-taped videos and secretly-shot photographs supporting allegations of a rendezvous between Republican state Sen. Anitere Flores and Democratic state Sen. Oscar Braynon II. The pair of Miami-Dade lawmakers issued a […]

Peter SchorschDecember 29, 2017
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16min11
‘Tis the season, and the Legislature’s dubious Christmas present this year was moving up the 2018 Legislative Session two months from its usual March start date. We will no doubt have many gifts in store, besides the inevitable policy food fights, such as perhaps seeing some lawmakers in their ugly holiday sweaters (the Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts “sunny, turning warm” for […]


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