Articles in Category: 'Rick Scott'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 8, 2014 10:35 AM
 

"When you've got nothing going for yourself, you bang the other guy with a hammer. You make sure the voters have a big old headache and are so busy gawking at that other guy, they don't notice you."

New Hampshire Gov. Meldrim Thompson
, 1976, identifying his favorite campaign strategy

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 7, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Consider Florida's phenomenal educational progress over the last 15 years, due almost entirely to testing, accountability and great teaching.

 
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By: Chris Guerrieri | Posted: October 7, 2014 3:55 AM
 

MaryEllen Elia, the superintendent of Hillsborough County representing the state’s school superintendents, asked the state Board of Education for a moratorium on Florida's high-stakes testing accountability system.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 2, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Just yesterday the Charlie Crist ad bashing Rick Scott for cutting college scholarships came on TV again. What timing.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 3, 2014 3:55 AM
 

When Barack Obama took office in 2008, a lot of people -- some of them in Florida -- thought they were going to make a killing off of high-speed rail.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 28, 2014 2:46 AM
 

Picking on the Tampa Bay Times has always come easy to me.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 24, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The list and analysis of The Ten Worst States for Business released this week should come as good news for Gov. Rick Scott, because it tells a lot about what Florida and the governor are doing right.

 
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By: Barney Bishop | Posted: September 24, 2014 3:55 AM
 

I watched today as the Florida State University board of trustees took testimony from interested faculty and students on who should be selected as the next president of the university.

 
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