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FL Teachers union sues Rick Scott

Rick Scott has already been sued by the ACLU over drug testing (he has since suspended that policy while the case goes forward) and by doctors over the gun-gag law he signed. Now, it’s the teachers’ turn.

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Brady Center sues Florida, Rick Scott over doctors ‘gun gag’ law

After being hit with two lawsuits last week (over drug testing of state employees and muzzling doctors on the issue of guns,) Florida Gov. Rick Scott will stick Florida taxpayers with yet another legal bill.

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Oops… anti-health reform states could end up with fed-written programs

An interesting paragraph from Politico’s story today about the Justice Department’s decision to seek clarification on a right wing Florida judge’s ruling against healthcare reform …

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Jeff Greene v. World

When I spoke to former Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Jeff Greene two days after he lost the election in Florida to Kendrick Meek, he told me he planned to sue the St. Pete Times/Miami Herald combo for $100 million, … Continue reading

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Remainders: SoFla turnout woes, Greene’s $100 million suit, and McCollum’s not endorsing

I spoke to Jeff Greene Thursday, to find out what he thinks went wrong with his campaign, which at times seemed to be gaining momentum in the Democratic primary, but ultimately got just a third of the vote. Greene said … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Gabrielle Union hit with D-wade homewrecker lawsuit

Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade followed in teammate Shaq’s footsteps by ditching the wifey for someone new. But while Shaq is suing his ex for making him look bad on TV, Dwayne is seeing the other side of the courtroom … Continue reading

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Irony alert: Florida Senate looks to limit lawsuits

Now this is rich: A day after it passed landmark education legislation, working into the evening hours, the higher chamber meets at 9 a.m. to consider a package of measures to limit lawsuits. The first will cap fees on lawyers … Continue reading

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McCollum’s useless suit to stop healthcare reform, a history

Bill McCollum’s totally political, waste of Florida taxpayers’ time, junk lawsuit against healthcare reform kicked off today. Legal experts agree it has no shot (except this guy) but he’s moving forward anyway, along with Republicans in the Florida legislature, who … Continue reading

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The temp, the plaintifs, and the D5 hustle

At a town hall meeting yesterday, according to WLRN, newly selected “caretaker” commissioner Richard Dunn (a/k/a “the temp,”) who already has his very own city email address, by the way, promised his constituents (from the audio, it sounded like there … Continue reading

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