Articles in Category: 'Veto'

By: Kenric Ward | Posted: June 1, 2011 3:55 AM

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.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 7, 2010 4:05 AM

Gov. Charlie Crist angered his former fellow Republicans with high-profile -- and highly politicized -- vetoes of an ultrasound abortion bill and teacher performance pay.

But eight other Crist vetoes jilted businesses or agriculture, or just contradicted previously stated positions, with potentially damaging impacts to Floridians and the state's economy.

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By: Guest Columnist | Posted: July 1, 2010 4:05 AM

Is it appropriate for government to increase the regulatory burdens and costs on Florida businesses during a recession?

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Posted: April 19, 2010 12:23 AM
The moment of "the veto" is over. Teacher performance pay is a null issue. But what did it accomplish, really, this controversial veto?

The one who held the veto pen and the Republican Party are more estranged than a couple trapped in a marriage from hell.

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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: April 16, 2010 12:05 AM
Five hours after vetoing the teacher merit-pay bill pushed by House and Senate Republican leaders, Gov. Charlie Crist exited the Capitol for Leon High School, where he was cheered by teachers and students in a rally on the school steps.
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