Articles in Category: 'Florida Police Benevolent Association'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 12, 2012 3:55 AM
Judge Jackie Fulford did more than dig a potential $2 billion hole in the Florida budget. She gave back to a redefined union movement in this state the two things it lacked most -- muscle and heart.
 
Full Story
By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 16, 2011 3:55 AM
 
Charlie Crist is gone but his “no labels” movement is alive and well and flourishing at the Capitol like a clump of mushrooms in a ditch after the storm. We can thank Jack Latvala for that.
 
Full Story
By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: January 11, 2011 3:55 AM

The stakes were raised Monday in the debate over reforming Florida’s public pension system, as one union official decried the proposed “radical” changes and the “myths” public officials expound whenever they talk about the system.

 
Full Story
By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: December 31, 2010 3:55 AM

With 2010 almost ready to be counted out, one of the year’s top Florida stories – Republican Rick Scott’s election – will turn a new page, morphing into one of the New Year’s first major political events.

 
Full Story
By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: December 21, 2010 4:05 AM

One of Gov.-elect Rick Scott’s most high-profile campaign promises – to slash $1 billion from the state’s prison system – drew a powerful pushback when the union representing correctional officers aired television spots warning he would start releasing inmates to reduce spending.

 
Full Story