December 17, 2018

The Ledger, Tom Palmer, December 15, 2018- If you’re still tossing pickle jars, plastic water bottles, polystyrene cups and plastic bags into your curbside recycling bin, you’re part of a problem Polk County recycling officials are trying to figure out how to solve. Somehow, word of the changes that occurred …

November 20, 2018

Tampa Bay Times, Josh Solomon, November 16, 2018- Plastic straws were first. Then polystyrene. Now the City Council is targeting bags. Council members on Thursday heard a pioneering proposal that would force retailers and restaurants citywide to charge customers 5 cents for “single-use carryout bags.” That means traditional Chinese-restaurant style …

September 27, 2018

The New Republic, Sophie Kasakove, September 26, 2018- In 2014, years before he became the Democratic nominee for governor of Florida, Andrew Gillum was targeted by two gun-rights organizations, Florida Carry and the Second Amendment Foundation, which threatened to remove him from his post as Tallahassee city commissioner over a …