July 23, 2019

Pacific Standard, Sophie Kasakove, July 23, 2019- In December of 2018, Miami passed an ordinance—the first of its kind in the city—mandating the inclusion of affordable housing in new developments in certain neighborhoods. The city claims the highest share of rent-burdened residents in the country, and the inclusionary zoning ordinance …

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 …