Saturday, February 16, 2019
On the whole, Scott did what he said would do and helped Florida’s economy bounce back after the Great Recession. This is one of the reasons why Scott is one of only a handful of Florida governors who moved on the Senate--something that plenty of governors failed to do over the past 173 years.
The news garnered the applause of former state Senate President Andy Gardiner who focused on helping the disabled during his two years in charge of that chamber of the Legislature. 
The Florida Republican pointed to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report which found “of the $6.2 million set aside for suicide prevention outreach in 2018, [his] department somehow only managed to spend $57,000, or less than 1 percent of the total funding allocated for this purpose... "
Burgess is a captain and judge advocate in the U.S. Army Reserve. An attorney, Burgess served on the Zephyrhills City Council and as mayor of that town. First elected to the Florida House in 2014, he kept his seat in the past two election cycles and currently represents parts of Pasco County.  
Dr. Chris Ferguson, a clinical psychologist at Stetson, has looked a multiple studies on spanking, especially ones that claimed that the spanking of children is predictive of them becoming violent in the future.
Pro-life advocates worldwide were dumbfounded by President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court appointee Brett Kavanaugh siding with Planned Parenthood on December 10, 2018 by refusing to hear the case Trump apparently hoped would help him make good on his campaign promise to de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Haridopolos is the wife of former state Senate President Mike Haridopolos who led that chamber in 2011 and 2012. 
Florida TaxWatch released a report on Tuesday looking at the Independent Medical Review (IMR) program in California and examining if a similar effort in the Sunshine State could keep workers’ compensation costs low in Florida. 
At the end of last week, Castor pointed to a report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families showing the number of children without insurance in Florida is on the rise.