Maplight, a group that monitors the connection between money and politics, has released a report that says the state of Florida is “owned” by a conservative group called the Club for Growth.
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According to Education Week analysis, governors who pushed for education overhauls — such as Florida’s Rick Scott — have seen their approval ratings drop.
About 200 miles southwest of where lawmakers in Washington, D.C., still haven’t comprised on a continued spending bill for fiscal year 2011, potential 2012 Republican presidential contender and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich told more than 100 faith-based leaders that House Republicans should not compromise on fundamentals because the budget is a “moral battle.”
With Florida’s legislative session set to begin tomorrow, groups on all sides of the political spectrum are gearing up for what is likely to be a highly charged and protracted fight on a range of issues facing a state helmed by a governor who wants to drastically scale back spending — which many argue will shift the financial burden to those who can least afford it.