Today on Context Florida: veterans, voter purge, IT mishaps and more

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Today on Context Florida, Jeff Kottkamp shared his personal experience of joining WWII veterans in their Honor Flight to illustrate why veterans should have access to memorials despite the government shutdown.

Then, Daniel Tilson states how it is “worth noting that some citizens still don’t know or believe” that Republicans engaged in a voter suppression conspiracy leading up to the 2012 elections.  He ties this history to the ongoing, reinitiated voter purge.

Did you know that Florida just earned a “D” rating, the lowest of all states, in a review of the information technology effectiveness of state governments? Chuck Cliburn shares this fact and argues that Florida should have an authoritative IT agency that sets enterprise IT policy.

Then, Gary Mormino wraps up a four-part series on the 1944 election of Florida Gov. Millard Caldwell.  Mormino  shares that Caldwell was considered a long shot and how he handled former foes after victory.

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