FDA rules could kill 119-year-old family cigar business
Treating cigars as if they’re cigarettes is a one-size-fits-all approach that doesn’t make much sense.
Teen pregnancies cost FL taxpayers $443 million
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Anyone who’s seen even a glimpse of the MTV reality show 16 and Pregnant knows that teen pregnancy is often traumatic and fraught with pain and uncertainty. Typical episode titles include, “Party girl with | Read More »
Florida Legislature urges Obama administration action on Keystone XL
But will it matter?
Florida’s Obamacare numbers are in, but where are the millennials?
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — When it comes to Obamacare sign-ups, Florida is tops among the 34 states with federally run health exchanges. For many, that’s cause for celebration. But, according to the U.S. Department of Health | Read More »
South Florida orthodontist takes on Obamacare
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A South Florida orthodontist is taking on President Obama‘s penchant for unilaterally altering the Affordable Care Act without the approval of Congress. And he’s got a shot a winning. Larry Kawa took to Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., Wednesday morning to | Read More »
Florida aims to protect kids who play with imaginary guns
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jordan Bennett was suspended from his central Florida public school last year for playing cops and robbers. The 8-year-old’s crime? Using his thumb and forefinger to mimic a gun. Kids in other states have faced | Read More »
Florida’s Grayson likens tea party to KKK in new fundraising push
“At this point, the Tea Party is no more popular than the Klan.”
FL county’s anti-nicotine hiring policy may be unconstitutional
American Civil Liberties Union of Florida says Flagler County’s tobacco ban likely is unconstitutional.
In one Florida county, nicotine is a banned drug
A failed test would prohibit employment with the county for another 12 months.
Low taxes earn Florida No. 1 rank in wealth migration
Since 1992, no other state has benefited more from wealth migration than Florida.