Monthly Archives: April 2012

Labor Union, Lawmakers Try To Slow Hospital Layoffs

Labor Union, Lawmakers Try To Slow Hospital Layoffs

April 28, 2012 Originally published April 20, 2012 – WFSU News Letter By Sascha Cordner A labor union and several lawmakers are working together to delay a budgetary move by the Department of Children and Families. As Sascha Cordner reports, the agency is trying to …






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Justice for AAmerican Workers

Justice for AAmerican Workers

April 24, 2012 From our Brother and Sister TWU members: Under cloudy skies on Monday, over 700 union members gathered in New York City’s Battery Park to protest American Airlines (AMR) legal motion that seeks to abrogate their collective bargaining agreements. From across the country, …






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Meanwhile, Rick Scott Vetoed Funding for a Grad School Which Actually Generates STEM Professionals

Meanwhile, Rick Scott Vetoed Funding for a Grad School Which Actually Generates STEM Professionals

Posted on April 22, 2012 By Bob Sikes – http://bobsidlethoughtsandmusings.wordpress.com Lost in all the outcry of opponents and the sanctimonious hyperventilation of supporters over the creation of Florida Polytech,  was a story which received only local coverage. On Tuesday, Rick Scott vetoed funding which would …






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The Hispanic and African American Communities Unite In Broward County

The Hispanic and African American Communities Unite In Broward County

    PRESS RELEASE   Contact:  Freddy Avalos                Phone: 954-240-7162         info@cabfpac.org or info@thehispanicvote.org   THE HISPANIC AMERICAN AND THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES UNITE OVER THE UNFAIR REDISTRICTING ISSUE IN BROWARD COUNTY   The African American community and the Hispanic Community have joined forces and …






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Florida Public School Parent-Advocate Makes Sure Rick Scott Hears Her

Florida Public School Parent-Advocate Makes Sure Rick Scott Hears Her

By Bob Sikes Posted on April 18, 2012 As published in Scathing Purple Mussing – Bolg. The republican power brokers in the Florida senate didn’t want to hear from mothers like Colleen Wood during the battle over parent trigger. Wood, one of the founders of Fund Education …






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Integrity Florida, a Welcome New Crusader for Ethics Reform

Integrity Florida, a Welcome New Crusader for Ethics Reform

Thursday, April 12, 2012 — Paula Dockery As published on www.FloridaVoices.com, Senator Dockery provides insight seldom available to tax paying  Floridians. As my last session in the Florida Senate came to a close, I hoped against hope that the Florida Legislature would finally get serious about …






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