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2013 Florida Legislature leaves $51 billion on federal table

2013 Florida Legislature leaves $51 billion on federal table By Roger Caldwell The President of the Florida Senate Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) and Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford (R-Wesley Chapel) would like to congratulate the 2013 Florida Legislature for an historic session that was extremely productive and transformational. I am always amazed by the level of bills that are introduced and passed in 60 ...

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Consumer power has no age limit

Consumer power has no age limit By Cheryl Pearson-McNeil      I believe our future is in good hands, despite what recent news headlines would have us otherwise believe.  You are as familiar as I am with the barrage of negative stories of violence, drugs, teen pregnancy, bullying and other questionable behaviors of today’s youth.  No matter where you live in the country, I’ll bet there are legions more of go ...

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Jesse Jackson’s ties to Africa pay off

Jesse Jackson’s ties to Africa pay off Santita, daughter of  Jessie Jackson, Sr., wife, Jacqueline; meet with South Africa President Jacob Zuma.                                                      (Photos by George E. Curry/NNPA) By George E. Curry      PRETORIA, South Africa (NNPA) – When South Africa President Jacob Zuma recently presented Jesse Jackson with the Companions of O.R. Tambo Award – the highe ...

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