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Today on Context Florida: Solar regulation, rule of law, financial literacy and Apple & the FBI

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Today on Context Florida: Jim Kallinger and Dick Batchelor wrote in Context Florida last week that voters should support “Amendment 1,” which seeks to regulate solar energy in Florida. They disclose at the end of the article that they work for “Consumers for Smart Solar.” Julie Delegal reminds voters that they may not know “Consumers for Smart Solar” is a bankrolled front for Big Energy, which wants to control solar energy in Florida, and is looking to suppress competition from rooftop…

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Today on Context Florida: A memorable year for black America, KISS and combating fraud

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Today on Context Florida: With the passage of 2015, Chris Timmons notes that it was a memorable year in black America. From Michael Brown to Eric Garner to Sandra Bland to Tamir Race, the story of police brutality remained a constant in the news, a story more complex than either Fox News or the Black Lives Matter movement would have us believe. There was also Bill Cosby’s fall from grace, the thwarted redemption of NFL player Ray Rice and the rise…

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Florida Office of Financial Regulation unveils reorganized communications team

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Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation has a new communications team. Commissioner Drew Breakspear today unveiled the reorganized Office of Communications. The new team – called the Office of Communications and Governmental Relations — will now include both official legislative and Cabinet affairs for the Sunshine State. To lead the new department, Breakspear named Jamie Mongiovi, who has been OFR’s communications director since February 2014. Mongovi will become director of the Office of Communications & Governmental Relations. Prior to her public…

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