Recently, two pieces of proposed legislation — Senate Bill, SB 1506 and SB 1316 — were amended to include dangerous provisions that would allow nonmedical doctors, specifically optometrists, to prescribe and administer systemic oral drugs for the first time in the state's history.
Gov. Rick Scott will never win any popularity contests with the liberals at Florida's teacher union. Now, his curious call to shift budget savings back to education threatens to undermine his conservative base, as well.
It's no coincidence that the four-year-old story about state Sen. Mike Haridopolos' "book deal" resurfaced this week. After all, he's running for U.S. Senate, and that makes him target practice for both the right and left.