“To me, there is a core mission of a [community redevelopment agency] and it does not include the operating expenses of a museum,” said Russell, whose City of Miami District 2 seat traditionally comes with the Omni chairmanship. “It should be affordable housing, it should be job training, it should be for residents who live within that [community redevelopment agency].”I totally agree with Russell and hope County Commissioners do too.
Once again the Florida legislature wants to ban abortions even though the Supreme Court just affirmed Roe vs. Wade in another instance. Who is going to pay the legal bills? Us. Maybe they will use Amendment 1 monies. By an 8 to 3 vote HB 865 was moved forward. It makes it a first degree felony to perform or run an abortion clinic. 30 years in prison folks. A chill on that one. The bills sponsor is Charles Van Zant a Republican.
“The Legislature finds that all human life comes from the Creator, has an inherent value that cannot be quantified by man, and begins at the earliest biological development of a fertilized human egg,” the bill says.Whoof on that one.
The House is moving forward with two bills to stop the sunshine. They are making it harder to get public records by charging unheard of fees. Do you have $60,000 laying around? Anyway, the Miami Herald has a stake in public records costs so that is what their editorial is about. They say the legislature is trying to "stifle the State's public records law." You think? Hopefully the Herald will put some heft behind fighting this because we are too helpless without money to fight it.
When the legislature meets I shudder. What a bunch of turkeys they come up with.