While millions of residents and visitors are working on their tans, shady politics are prospering in the Sunshine State. What residents are now learning is that the negative impact of the work of the Republican-dominated legislature and Republican Gov. Rick Scott will haunt them for years to come.
Most of the new measures were approved over the past 12 months, but as we are all learning, seven-year-old legislation is causing excessive pain, heartbreak and anger in 2012.
1. Stand Your Ground
2. The Gunshine State
3. Resurrecting Jim Crow
4. Who Needs Public Schools?
5. Limiting Car Insurance Claims and Payments
6. Florida's GOP War on Women
And the List Goes On