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Miami Herald: Protect Florida, hold BP accountable

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A must-read editorial from the Miami Herald: All hands on deck! The opening of a local command post last week for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster is a regrettable sign that the massive spill from the Deepwater Horizon explosion is on a collision course with Florida. The state’s magnificent beaches, sensitive reefs, fragile wetlands and protected estuaries are in peril. This scenario is deeply frustrating for Floridians. For years, despite unrelenting pressure from the oil and gas lobby, residents…

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Sunday’s editorial pages from Florida’s newspapers

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St. Petersburg Times – Big money drowns out other voices: Floridians are just learning how quickly first-time candidates with deep pockets, no political experience, no record on public issues and no resume of public service can game the system. By November, it should be even clearer why voters should reject the effort to kill public campaign financing in this state — and why the Supreme Court is headed in the wrong direction. Miami Herald – Protect Florida, hold BP accountable: Florida…

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Sunday’s editorial pages from Florida’s newspapers

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St. Petersburg Times – Big money drowns out other voices: Floridians are just learning how quickly first-time candidates with deep pockets, no political experience, no record on public issues and no resume of public service can game the system. By November, it should be even clearer why voters should reject the effort to kill public campaign financing in this state — and why the Supreme Court is headed in the wrong direction. Miami Herald – Protect Florida, hold BP accountable: Florida…

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