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The Constitution and Current Events

The Constitution and Current Events
I was invited to participate in a radio program to discuss how our Constitutional Rights apply to current events. Tune in to Wave 94.1 today at 5:30pm to hear the first show. You can also catch the show online here  http://www.wave94.com/ondemand.html I welcome your feedback in the reply section...

Is Debt the Solution

Is Debt the Solution
So, the Federal Government is threatening to shut down if the debt ceiling is not raised.  What if you and I refused to go to work until our bank extend us a line of credit and our credit card companies raised our credit limit?  Isn’t it obvious that when we borrow more, we have to pay back more?  Are you ok with bearing a larger tax burden?  Do you find it offensive when members of Congress behave this...

Representing Wakulla in Tallahassee

Representing Wakulla in Tallahassee
Today I attended a meeting at the Capital in Tallahassee representing Wakulla County on the Gulf Consortium’s 8 disproportionately affected counties’ committee.  We unanimously voted in support of amendments to Senate Bill 1024 that removed a previously approved amendment that would have allowed the State to control Restore Act Funds that should go directly to the 8 counties, by Federal...

Counties Worry About Restore Act Funds

Counties Worry About Restore Act Funds
Today, I spoke to WCTV regarding an amendment to Senate Bill 1024 that would allow the State to take away local control of Restore Act...

Working to keep Restore Act Funds under local control...

Working to keep Restore Act Funds under local control
Near the end of the 2013 legislative session, an amendment to Senate Bill 1024 was submitted that would allow the State to control Federal funds that are supposed to go directly to Wakulla County and 7 other panhandle counties.  Along with the Florida Association of Counties and the Gulf Consortium, I spoke before the Senate Appropriations Committee and also contacted our Senator and Representative to make sure the Amendment was defeated.  The amendment was modified to remove all references to the Restore Act.  This was a victory for Wakulla County and for local...

Will your property by affected by the FEMA Flood Map changes?...

Will your property by affected by the FEMA Flood Map changes?
FEMA and the Northwest Florida Water Management District have proposed changes to the flood maps in Wakulla County. To see if your property will be affected, click here ...