Category Archives: State government
Sewer Sanity? Nope.
Awwww…remember when I wrote this? The Florida Keys Free Press reported that the $3 million in state money recently received by the District could finally be used to provide financial relief to the ratepayers as was originally intended. I hoped … Continue reading
A glimmer of sewer sanity?
I just saw this fabulous story in the Free Press. The Free Press belongs to the Key West Citizen family of newspapers, so let’s hope it’s not fake news. Those guys lie like it’s their job. Anyhow… After learning that … Continue reading
FKAA Follies – All Talk, No Action
The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) responded to my public records request. Their follow-up on the Dean residency issue was underwhelming to say the least. I’m sure this surprises absolutely no one. Basically, the FKAA sent the letter and investigative report to … Continue reading
Money for Who?
Update: Here’s another article from the Keynoter/Reporter. According to this, the money will be split among the entities in accordance with the 2013 interlocal agreement – meaning that the county will not be able to funnel it all to their … Continue reading
Cross Key Letter
I saw this thoughtful letter by Howard Gelbman in the Free Press about the Cross Key/Monroe Park situation. It’s an open letter to Governor Rick Scott. Scott hasn’t been terribly sympathetic to the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (District) or to … Continue reading
If the Governor Really Wants to Help…
Here’s what passes for “good” news in the Keys. The governor included $15 million in his budget for the Florida Keys. Here’s an item from the Citizen and another from the Reporter/Keynoter. Here’s what county commissioner David Rice had to … Continue reading
Pam Bondi and Donald Trump
Uhoh. Have you seen this story about Pam Bondi? Pam Bondi personally asked Donald Trump for donation before nixing Trump U fraud case.
Jeb Bush Emails In Searchable Database
I think I mentioned this earlier as part of another post, but I think it needs its own spot. Jeb Bush’s emails from his time as Florida’s governor have been made public. The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting (FCIR) put … Continue reading
The Best Thing the Governor Can Do For the Keys
Good news! Gov. Scott signs Florida Keys Stewardship Act into Law The Florida Keys Stewardship Act is now officially law. It’s a blessing but a mixed one. As always, it is subject to interference and manipulation by the usual suspects. … Continue reading
Corruption Bill Follow-up
The Keys have certainly suffered through their share of corrupt government officials. The iPhone Bandit is still the County Administrator even after purchasing gadgets stolen from the county – for cash. Let’s not forget, this is the guy who is … Continue reading