Tag: Virginia Sherlock
Memorial Day weekend could prove deadly if advice is not heeded to prevent drownings.

Sally SwartzFebruary 1, 2016
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Martin Commissioner John Haddox knows how to push a plan that has little public interest or support. First, schedule a meeting that doesn’t include any representatives of the general public or anyone who doesn’t support the plan. Next, declare that all the folks who attend support the plan, even if they don’t. Haddox used the […]

Sally SwartzAugust 24, 2015

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Florida lawmakers did one thing worth celebrating in this year’s Legislative Session: They approved, at long last, a law that protects residents from SLAPPs:  Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation. Two champions deserve special credit for the success of the anti-SLAPP campaign: the Florida Press Association and the Motion Picture Association of America. On the Treasure […]

Sally SwartzMarch 18, 2015

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There are good reasons for Martin County to be involved in lawsuits, speakers at the county’s 15th annual Citizens Growth Management Forum said. A few: Defending Martin County’s quality of life. Defending against challengers who say Martin’s protective growth rules don’t apply to them. Standing up to bullies. The forum, held at Robert Morgade Library […]


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