December 2017 Month in Review – Local News

December was a busy month for Collier County government. The Board of County Commissioners had what a Naples Daily News editorial called “one of its most notable decision-making days of 2017,” taking a number of important actions. The Sheriff met with a group of community activists about his immigration policy, there were some significant developments … Continue reading December 2017 Month in Review – Local News

December 2017 Month in Review – State News

Published 12/27/17; updated 12/31/17Perhaps the most stunning news in December was the resignation of Republican Senator Jack Latvala, a long-time Tampa Bay leader and candidate for governor, amid an ever-growing scandal involving sexual harassment charges by female staff and lobbyists. Unfortunately, I fear these are not the last harassment stories to come from our state … Continue reading December 2017 Month in Review – State News

November Month in Review – Local News

The naming of Collier Schools Superintendent Kamela Patton as Superintendent of the Year by the Florida Consortium of Education Foundations topped the list of local news for November!Patton was honored for her dedication to Future Ready Collier, an association of more than 50 organizations that try to help prepare children for kindergarten and high school students … Continue reading November Month in Review – Local News

November 2017 Month in Review – State News

What did Florida's elected officials do last month in preparation for the 2018 legislative session that begins January 9th? What amendments is the Constitution Revision Commission considering for our November ballot? Have our local state representatives been in the paper lately? November's Month in Review shares some of the stories I found that address these questions.As … Continue reading November 2017 Month in Review – State News