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Florida Education Association’s Joanne McCall is getting desperate

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A few months back, the Florida Education Association filed a lawsuit asking the courts to declare the tax credit scholarship program unconstitutional. The day it filed this latest attempt to force families back into district schools, Joanne McCall looked out her window in Tallahassee and saw nearly a hundred frightened, angry parents, teachers and students gathered to protest ending the scholarships on which they have come to depend. McCall heard their shouts and concerns, read their placards pleading with her to “Save Our…

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“4th Floor Files” talks to Fred Leonhardt about the last day of session, owning a restaurant, and ‘The Poseidon Adventure’

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Editor’s note: To help us remember just how special our friend Fred Leonhard was, we are re-posting his 4th Floor File Q&A from 2013. This installment of the “4th Floor Files” features GrayRobinson’s legendary Fred Leonhardt. Here’s the file on Fred. Significant other? Wife – Vicki, married 37 years Children? Yes. A daughter in the retail jewelry business with my wife (128 year-old family owned business) and a son in the real estate business in Florida. Neither of my children…

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