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Sexual assaults are up at military academies

December 28, 2011

Our military academies are supposedly educating our best and brightest young leaders. Honor and duty are paramount. A troubling report- 2010-2011 Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies- was released yesterday…

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Daily News interviewed Scott, too

December 21, 2011

Before Gov. Rick Scott visited the House of Syltherin to be interviewed by the PNJ Deal Chickens (Did you notice how hard it rained when he visited?), the governor met with the Daily News in Fort…

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Voter registration lawsuit filed

December 15, 2011

Tallahassee, FL – Today attorneys for the League of Women Voters of Florida, Rock the Vote, and the Florida Public Interest Research Group Education Fund [“PIRG”] filed suit in federal court in Tallahassee challenging Florida’s onerous…

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Federal Budget Infographic

December 14, 2011

The federal government’s budget deficit for fiscal year 2011 was $1.3 trillion; at 8.7% of gross domestic product (GDP 2011: $15 trillion)–which is the sum of all income earned in the domestic production of goods and…

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Gov. Scott’s Budget Message

December 8, 2011

Press Release: After months of traveling the state and listening to teachers, parents, students, small businesses owners and families, Governor Scott today unveiled a budget that reflects the issues and solutions most important to Floridians –…