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Washington, D.C., needs to start rewarding efficiency — not inefficiency

I recently traveled to D.C. to fight for Florida as the U.S. Senate debated repealing and replacing Obamacare. For far too long, D.C. politicians have focused only on the grand bargain of repealing and replacing Obamacare, ignoring the opportunity to make incremental changes to get rid of the ...

Lee County is wholly committed to ‘one organization, one community’

Lee County government does not tolerate workplace discrimination for any of its 2,500-plus employees at any of its sites.The Lee Board of County Commissioners on June 20 voted unanimously to approve the updated Lee County Policy and Procedure Manual, the employee handbook that lays out ...

Issue is capitalism and free enterprise vs. communist socialism

Reactions to President Trump's recent executive order reversing President Obama's misguided Cuba policy have missed the point. The focus on the tourism aspects of the deal are misplaced, as the real issue with our relationship with Cuba is capitalism and free enterprise versus communist ...

Does Legislature get a free pass to violate Florida Constitution?

Article III, Section 6 of the Florida Constitution is something with which you would think all legislators are familiar. It is pretty straight forward. Commonly referred to as, "One Bill, One Topic," it states: "SECTION 6.?Laws. - Every law shall embrace but one subject and matter properly ...

Bay Pines VA system committed to ending suicide among veterans

On May 31, the VA Secretary David J. Shulkin delivered his first "State of the VA" address highlighting the activity and direction of the Agency since his appointment in February. The address covered a wide range of topics, including health care access, community care and the Veterans Choice ...