Category Archives: Tallahassee

Florida State Budget Transparency?

State budget transparency? How bringing home the bacon can become a sneaky legislative maneuver From the Florida Phoenix By Danielle J. Brown -June 30, 2020 Like many lawmakers who work to bring home the bacon for constituents, State Sen. Travis … Continue reading

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BREAKING? New Bridge Concrete Cracks Raise Questions

Article from the Navarre Press (original article here), reposted here in its entirety. By Rob Johnson, Navarre Press, July 18, 2018 Cracks in newly placed concrete during the current construction of the Pensacola Bay Bridge recently caused two temporary halts … Continue reading

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Was Don Gaetz with this Company in 2002, 03 & 04?

“Chemed Corp. and VITAS Hospice Services agree to pay $75 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations relating to billing for ineligible patients and inflated levels of care.” Read more below… Click anywhere on the image to read full size.

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The Final Triumph

Last Sunday Don Gaetz wrote an excellent editorial on the need for ethical reform for those in public service and those who benefit from having been in public service. The very next day 300 million from BP was deposited in … Continue reading

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Time to Pay their Fair Share

I know we are all pleased having Navy Federal here. But, the elephant in the room is their failure to pay any federal income tax. As this article points out although the basis of federal tax exemptions for small very … Continue reading

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A Very Unusual Meeting in Sandestin

Four days after the Bondi settlement announcement of the 1.5 billion dollar BP settlement, the Gaetz/Destin group of three directors met with the other two directors in Sandestin. Fully two years prior in 2013, Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc. was created … Continue reading

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Triumph For Them Not For Us

In 2012, some politically powerful people in North Florida secured the services of then Senator Don Gaetz to help them control 1.5 billion of funds that BP was expected to pay for the carnage to the Gulf Coast caused by … Continue reading

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Killing New Jobs in Florida

Feb 03, 2017 — When Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus folded its tent last month, 400 Floridians lost their jobs. Now, Florida’s Governor Rick Scott appears determined to turn his state’s drive for jobs into a Cuba policy … Continue reading

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Keep Partisan Revenge Out of State Constitution

Keep partisan revenge out of state constitution —An Editorial Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Floridians need to stay informed on judiciary amendment Florida voters had to be aware of a sneaky constitutional amendment this year. They may have to be even … Continue reading

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Florida’s Broken Sentencing System

Florida’s broken sentencing system — designed for fairness, it fails to account for prejudice (Sarasota Herald-Tribune) Justice has never been blind when it comes to race in Florida. Blacks were first at the mercy of slave masters. Then came Jim … Continue reading

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