Monthly Archives: January 2012

In The Words Of A State Corrections Officer

In The Words Of A State Corrections Officer

   Below is an email from Christina Bullins, a MoveOn member and corrections officer in Florida who created a petition at SignOn.org that is getting a lot of attention and may be of interest to people in your area. If you have concerns or feedback …






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Firefighters in Fight Over Presumptive Benefits

Firefighters in Fight Over Presumptive Benefits

Firefighters in Fight Over Presumptive Benefits Featured on First Coast News Submitted by Claire Simms, Reporter Wednesday, January 18th, 2012, 10:32am JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — Jacksonville Beach is the latest city in Florida to show their support for police and fire pension reform, specifically measures …






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Privatizing Florida's Public Services, Via SPB 7170

Privatizing Florida’s Public Services, Via SPB 7170

Privatizing Florida’s Public Services, Via SPB 7170: January 20, 2012 By: Robert Asencio Clearing the way for the privatizing of 9 Florida Department of Corrections prisons the Senate Rules Committee passes a Bill that opens the door for the outsourcing and/or privatization of any other …






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Why Corruption Miami-Dade Must Be Rooted Out

Why Corruption Miami-Dade Must Be Rooted Out

January 17, 2012 Artcile was originally published on Investment Watch Blog – 2012, as such Florida Public Employees has not contributed to the writing of this article. By Farid A. Khavari PART ONE Corruption is the worst plague of an economy and a society. Unfortunately, …






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A Call To Close The Loophole In Florida's Civil Rights Act

A Call To Close The Loophole In Florida’s Civil Rights Act

January 14, 2012 By Lillian Lima Closing the Loophole in the Florida’s Civil Rights Act that Allows for Abuse of Political Power, Corruption, and a New Form of Discrimination to Fester The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution states: No state shall make or …






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State Representative John Patrick Julien (D) Seeks Input From "We The People"

State Representative John Patrick Julien (D) Seeks Input From “We The People”

2012 Legislative Session begins January 10th! Representative Julien would like to hear your views about the following subjects:  Education                                                                                                                       – School Funding Economy Unemployment Hotel Casinos in South Florida Crime Access to Health Care Highway Safety Other (Describe) We Appreciate all the feedback you can give …






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The Uncertain Future of Public Schools in Florida

The Uncertain Future of Public Schools in Florida

January 11, 2012 Translated From Spanish Article Published January 10, 2012 By Ketty Rodriguez The public school situation has become more complex and critical in 2012, especially when compared to last year. One only has to look at the laws that have come in to …






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El Futuro Incierto De Las Escuelas Públicas De La Florida

El Futuro Incierto De Las Escuelas Públicas De La Florida

  Por Ketty Rodríguez 10 de Enero 2012  La situación de las escuelas públicas es mucho más compleja y crítica en el 2012 si la comparamos con el año pasado, con sólo mirar las leyes que entrarán en vigor y las medidas que los propios …






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Senate Majority Office — Press Release

Senate Majority Office — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2012 CONTACT: Allison Aubuchon, APR, (850) 487-5184 Statement by Florida Senate Majority Leader Andy Gardiner on Governor Scott’s State of the State Address TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Senate Majority Leader Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando,released the following statement regarding Governor Scott’s 2012 State of …






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