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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsWhen I first heard that Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca wanted to take a second job with a startup firm that seeks to outsource government jobs as "director of business development" and that he asked the state ethics commission about whether......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIf you repeat something often enough, people start to believe it. And so it was with the buzzword "privatization," which took hold in Florida during the Jeb Bush era. Private companies could always do things smarter, better, cheaper and more......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsI've spent the last month criticizing North Broward Hospital District commissioners for their hasty and ill-informed decision to authorize the privatization of the tax-subsidized Broward Health system. Thankfully, a few open-minded commissioners have...
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsLost in the hubbub of a busy news week, between the raid on South Florida pill mills and the fallout from the grand jury blistering the Broward School Board, let's not forget the ongoing saga of Broward Health's privatization push.......
Spin CycleAttacking Obama's plan to fix Social Security by raising the cap on payroll taxes, McCain gets accused of favoring privatization. In NH yesterday and NJ today, McCain insists -- forcefully -- that it's not true. Except, the DNC comes up......
The Swampby Jill Zuckman In a mailer entitled "an important union message," the AFL-CIO slams Sen. John McCain for being too rich to understand the importance of Social Security benefits: AFL-CIO mailer "McCain's worth...over $100 million... "He owns 10 houses......
The Swampby Mark Silva Count both Barack Obama and John McCain, the candidates for president, as avowedly cautious in the face of the $700 billion bailout that the Bush administration proposes for banks and other financial institutions holding bad mortgage debts.....
The Swampby Paul West Any day now, Barack Obama will become the first candidate to rake in more than half a billion dollars. Money matters in elections, as John McCain was painfully reminded when he tried to watch pro football on......
The Swampby Mark Silva How much pressure will there be on Congress to enact an economic stimulus plan swiftly? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says there will be no congressional recess for the Presidents' Day holiday if they haven't finished work by......
No It would be ironic for the United States Postal Service privatization to meet strong resistance by a public that is so sour on the U.S. Congress. The reason: Our senators and representatives essentially run the postal service. It's the same Congress...
Just when Pennsylvania may be on the brink of a burgeoning booze business, somebody has to go and make it harder for the police to bust drunk drivers. On Wednesday, Gov. Tom Corbett uncorked his privatization plan to replace the state liquor monopoly...
For years, there have been demands that Pennsylvania join the civilized world by privatizing its retail liquor operation. State stores are a vestige of the frenzy at the repeal of Prohibition in 1933, when it was felt that letting people choose for...
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Feb 18, 2013 |Column| Daily American
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